Sam Sylk

*Tracy Morgan made it known this morning that he wants a shot at David Letterman’s chair once the late night host retires in 2015. “I’m throwing myself in the mix!” the “Saturday Night Live” and “30 Rock” alum told Matt Lauer after discussing “Rio 2” on Today. “That would be interesting — I don’t know […]

*Michael Vick’s plans to join his New York Jets at training camp at SUNY Cortland has a good chance of being derailed, courtesy of a petition that aims to ban the new Jets quarterback from where the annual event is held. The New York Daily News reports that more than 1,500 signatures have been collected […]

*Calling out conservatives on “Politics Nation” is the Rev. Al Sharpton’s calling card evey weeknight. And now you can add his decision to work as an undercover informant for the FBI as another thing on the civil rights activist’s list of things he doesn’t regret. On Tuesday, Sharpton responded to a report from The Smoking […]

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. might be getting out of prison a lot sooner than originally thought. CBS2 reports: Jackson has been transferred from the North Carolina prison camp where he’s spent the past five months to another federal facility in Alabama. Montgomery Federal Prison camp is located at Maxwell Air Force Base, about 90 […]

*A judge has ruled that a lawyer for the estate of Martin Luther King Jr. cannot participate in a dispute over the ownership of King’s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize, reports The AP. The slain civil rights icon’s estate, controlled by his sons, is locked in a legal dispute with his daughter, the Rev. Bernice […]

*Though the “official” reason given for not allowing Heidi Wright to board the flight that she and her sister, Sherry Wright had prepared for was an expired drivers license, Sherry says the true reason for the indignation was when a Transportation Security Administration official at LAX told her to make her sister talk…she couldn’t. Sherry […]

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*News from the pulpit…Or should I say judgment from the pulpit? I suppose that, as according to pastor Andy Thompson, we’d have to step back and recognize his intent. The pastor of the World Overcomers Christian Church in Durham, North Carolina, finds himself in hot water over something he recently posted on Twitter. He reportedly […]

*“Selfies” with President Obama may no longer be allowed after baseball star David Ortiz orchestrated one for a Samsung publicity stunt. “Maybe this will be the end of all selfies,” White House Senior Adviser Dan Pfeiffer said about the incident Sunday on CBS’ “Face the Nation.” “(Obama) obviously didn’t know anything about Samsung’s connection to […]

As reported by the Orlando Sentinel, the kindergartener told her family that a ‘lunch teacher’ at Carillon Elementary School stopped her when she bowed her head to bless her food before eating. Last week Marcos Perez, the girl’s father, posted a YouTube video of his daughter explaining the lunchtime interaction. In the footage she recounts […]