Author Archives: Wayne Hodges

Singer Natalie Cole, daughter of music icon Nat King Cole, is dead

Singer Natalie Cole dead at age 65. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Natalie Cole, daughter of legendary musician Nat King Cole, has moved on to be with the Lord. She died on New Year’s Eve at the age of 65. Natalie had gotten sick recently, causing her to cancel several performances. Like her father, Natalie enjoyed a successful ...

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Will Ferrell’s ‘Daddy’s Home’ holds its own

Daddy’s Home and Sisters hold steady. Mass Appeal Wire Reports HOLLYWOOD — A pair of holiday comedies starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, and Tina Fey and Amy Poehler had moviegoers laughing throughout the weekend. Despite going up against “Stars Wars: The Force Awakens” which produced more than $1 billion globally at a record pace, “Daddy’s Home” and “Sisters” enjoyed solid ...

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Serena Williams wins Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year again

Serena Williams wins AP Female Athlete of the Year. The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Serena Williams spent a good portion of 2015 deflecting questions about whether she could complete the Grand Slam. After coming oh-so-close, she can acknowledge how much she cared about the rare feat. “I wanted it. But … winning one [major title] is not easy. And then, ...

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