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  • Watch Jay Pharoah Freestyle Rap as Denzel Washington (Exclusive)

    Comedian Jay Pharoah may best be known for his laugh-out-loud stand up routines and as a former cast member of SNL, but get ready to see a lot more of him. Pharoah has an upcoming series on Showtime, has worked on several recent movies including the blockbuster hit “Sing,” is currently on a national comedy tour, and he’s working on his own rap album. We were lucky enough to recently get some time with Jay where he talked to Eye Opener’s […]

  • Here’s the Wine Workout We’ve All Been Waiting For

    It’s here. The wine workout we’ve all been waiting for. No, it’s not smashing grapes, but this exercise will inspire you to take a trip to Napa. Eye Opener’s Laila Muhammad met up with health and fitness expert Marzia Prince for a calorie burning wino workout. Prince says wine bottles are equivalent to dumbness and depending on the bottle of wine it can be three to five pounds. She said they may seem light at first, but ten or fifteen […]

  • Woman Posts Professional Engagement Photos with Popeyes Chicken

    “I SAID YES!” That’s what Elyse Chelsea Clark wrote on Facebook along with engagement style photos of herself with boxes of Popeyes chicken and biscuits. Clark told NOLA.com she got the idea from her photographer friend Whitney Tucker, who reached out after seeing a photo Clark posted of her eating a burger. 31 high quality, professional looking photos depict Clark in romantic and kissy poses with fried chicken and buttery biscuits. Of course it didn’t take long for Clark’s photos to go viral. Clark’s post has […]

  • Johnny Depp Shows Up at Disneyland as Captain Jack Sparrow

    Johnny Depp surprised fans at Disneyland, by popping up on the “Pirates of the Caribbean” ride in his full Capt. Jack Sparrow costume. The actor was waving his cutlas and talking to riders with his patented British slur on Wednesday night, not far from the animatronic versions of his character that appear throughout the ride. Identical twins Sarah and Rebecca Saryan sailed right up to him and he told everyone to jump into the water, so he could get into […]

  • World’s Largest Starbucks to Open in Chicago

    Starbucks is planning to open what’s believed to be its largest location in Chicago. It will be called the Starbucks Reserve Roastery and will be located along Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. It’s slated to be 4 stories high and have 43,000 square feet of space. Unlike regular Starbucks, the Roastery will feature roasting, brewing, and packaging rare, small-batch Starbucks reserve coffees from around the world. well as fresh baking on site. Chicago has close ties to Starbucks. The coffee giant opened its first location […]

  • Unicorn Grilled Cheese Is Now a Thing

    From unicorn Frappuccinos to unicorn cakes to unicorn hot chocolate, this magical mystical trend is in full swing. And now the next thing to get the unicorn once-over? The grilled cheese. We’re not sure how we feel about this one. Do we really need to unicornize something as simple and perfect as a grilled cheese? Some say yes. And if that’s you, check out this recipe from Sara Lee for their “Rainbow Grilled Cheese.”

  • Watch Jay Pharoah’s Incredible Robin Williams Impersonation

    Comedian Pharoah is staying pretty busy since leaving the cast of SNL. He has an upcoming series on Showtime, has worked on several recent movies including the blockbuster hit “Sing,” is currently on a national comedy tour, and he’s working on his own rap album. We were fortunate enough to recently have Jay in our studio to talk about all he has going on and what we can expect in the future. During his interview with Eye Opener’s Laila Muhammad, Pharoah […]

  • Adam Levine Performs ‘Hey Jude’ in Tribute to Christina Grimmie

    Adam Levine performed an emotional tribute to Christina Grimmie on “The Voice” Tuesday night. Grimmie was on Levine’s team during Season 6 of the NBC singing competition show. The singer was shot and killed by an obsessed fan after performing in Orlando last June. Levine sang the 1968 Beatles hit, “Hey Jude.” Members of his current team on the show joined him. Grimmie’s parents and her brother were in the audience. “God, I loved her so much,” Levine said as […]

  • Meet Vernice ‘FlyGirl’ Armour, America’s First African American Female Combat Pilot

    Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour is America’s first African American female combat pilot and after serving two tours in Iraq, she’s ready to her inspiring story with the world. While flying over Iraqi deserts, Armour was tasked with taking out enemy targets from the sky and providing necessary safety and security for troops on the ground. She’s looked fear in the face and now she’s working to help women (and men) around the world master their own lives and businesses. Now an inspirational […]