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Ready4Air (Culinary Cues) | #Repost-Summer Memories From The Farmers Market

This post was first published on September 26, 2014.    With summer officially over, I’m thinking about all the great things about the season that I will miss. Top on the list is the bounty from a farmers market. My

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Ready4Air (Music) | #Repost-Music Makes My Life With Rock Jazz Pianist ELEW

This post was first published on August 20, 2014. We wrap up our series “Music Makes My Life” with American rock jazz pianist Eric Lewis, who goes by the stage name ELEW. Here, ELEW and I are showing off our


Ready4Air (Film) | #Repost-2015: The Summer For Ladies And Laughs

This post was first published on April 17, 2015. By Jackson Murphy Action movies Avengers: Age of Ultron, Jurassic World, Terminator: Genisys, Ant-Man, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, and Fantastic Four will likely dominate the summer 2015 box office. However, surprisingly,

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Ready4Air (Music) | #Repost-Music Makes My Life: Taking A Spin With 11-Year-Old DJ Fulano

This post was first published on February 11, 2015. Last August, Ebony magazine named 11-year-old DJ Fulano Librizzi one of the coolest black kids in America. You might think this is a pretty big title for someone so young, but once you


Ready4Air (Culinary Cues) | #Repost-Chef Helen Mirren Fights Over Food In ‘The Hundred-Foot Journey’

  This post was first published on July 4, 2014. Two of my favorites things are getting together on the big screen: food and actress Helen Mirren. Mirren, 68, is putting on her chef’s hat in the new movie The Hundred-Foot

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Ready4Air (Lifestyle) | Are You Living Out Of Unpacked Boxes?

By Alexis Trass Walker Dante’s Inferno talks about the nine circles of hell, but I’m convinced there is a tenth–one that is known as moving. My family and I are moving from northwest Indiana to northeast Florida–a journey of nearly

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Ready4Air (Brands and Bloggers) | #Repost-Summer Fun Meets Social Good At Blogger Bash 2014

This post was first published on July 30, 2014. Blogger Bash 2015 will be held July 16-17 in New York City. By Denise Seegobin   I was lucky enough to be able to attend Blogger Bash this year. Blogger Bash is a


Ready4Air (Music) | #Repost-Summer Music Scene In Eygalières, France

This post was first published on August 8, 2012 The Provencal village of Eygalières may only have a population of 1,800, but certainly it is no slouch on the musical side with a host of offerings each July. The month kicks

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Ready4Air (The Week Ahead) | Holiday Edition: Summer Fun And Happy July 4th

By Alexis Trass Walker As we head into Independence Day this weekend (I hope you’re one of the fortunate ones who has a long, relaxing weekend coming up!), we are taking things a little easy around DMMA. As always, you

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Ready4Air (Film) | Disney/Pixar’s ‘Inside Out': The Animated Voice Of Our Time

By Jackson Murphy Amy Poehler’s performance as Joy in Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out is her ninth animated character role in the last nine years. In 2007’s Shrek the Third, her Snow White joined Saturday Night Live pals Cheri Oteri (Sleeping Beauty) and

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Ready4Air (Social) | #TBT Will The Art Of The Signature Be Lost In The Digital Age?

First published on On June 1, 2015 As an entrepreneur, I am amazed at how much time I spend online. Whether I am writing a post for this site or my own blog–Ready4Air–banking or sending emails, I write frequently,

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Ready4Air (TV) | Covering News From A Culturally And Racially Diverse Newsroom (VIDEO)

The discussion of race relations is on our minds and lips this week as television viewers continue to come to grips with the racially motivated shooting of nine African-American members of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. While the

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Ready4Air (TV) | Reporter Go-To Stories For The Summer

By Lyndsay Christian It’s that time of the year when the sun dictates creative content. If ever you’re stuck on story ideas, here’s a list of go-to story summer ideas. Below are suggested building blocks divided categorically. Be creative! Beach

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Ready4Air (The Week Ahead) | Forgiving A Race Crime | Real Diversity In A Newsroom | Summer Stories

Summer quietly slipped in yesterday, Father’s Day. Unfortunately, the sunny news of summer was overcast by the continued coverage of the dark news of last week’s mass killing at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, a historic black church in Charleston,

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Ready4Air (Film) | ‘Jurassic World’ And ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Contribute To Universal Domination

By Jackson Murphy Jurassic World‘s colossal $208 million opening weekend is already the fourth major triumph of 2015 for Universal Pictures. Not only has Universal never experienced a year like this at any time in its long and illustrious history,