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New From JLJ Media and James Lott Jr !

I have a bunch of stuff out and coming out in the next couple of months that I want to share with you!

First is a movie that I shot 2 years ago (and 70 lbs heavier) that is coming out at the end of the year 2nd Chance for Christmas! I play a fun small role in the film! I will let you know where and when to watch ! Here are the social media handles, please follow:

 
 
Twitter: @2ndChance4Xmas 
The second half of the Second season of my web series is in full swing with new episodes every Friday . Here is the link to the latest episode: https://youtu.be/Jx9VpaWp4So
This limited series has doggie goodness and a special episode about actual churros. Here is the link to that: https://youtu.be/eJmr0kHxdS4
Extra Connections is going strong! WIth new episodes every Monday on Facebook! I have some great guests coming on! Thanks to Tha Afterparty Radio!
 
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Posted by on October 12, 2019 in TV/Movies

 

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What Diahann Carroll Meant To Me

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Ms Carroll passed away last week at the age of 84 and it made me very sad. I didn’t know her personally but I admired her career path and how she carried herself during that long career. She was a groundbreaking artist several times over. Two reasons I loved her: Her history making roles on Julia and Dynasty. She wanted to be seen like everyone else AND as a black woman doing it. It is very similar to how I live my life…change woman to man lol She fought hard to play roles of diverse nature like in Claudine for which she was nominated for an Oscar for Lead Actress. She wanted to be and became the “first black bitch on television” when she played Dominque Deveraux on Dynasty. She wanted the same juicy line s and antics as the other ladies on the show and she got them.

She was classy and sophisticated and of course beautiful to look at but she also radiated beauty from within. I love the say she spoke. She also had a sense of humor. She felt like an Auntie to me. My of my long time friends and family know I was a big fan. She was a good actress and I am so proud of her singing too.

I will miss any future performances of hers but we have a long past of her work to watch when we want to. I hope her journey to the other side wasn’t too painful. I will miss her.

 
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Posted by on October 6, 2019 in TV/Movies, Uncategorized

 

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NEW and RETURNING WEB SERIES from JLJ Media

Returning to the web, the continuation of Season 2 of The Really Quick James Lott Jr Show. I added a theme song. I have better cameras and as usual I give you some fun glimpses into my life! And its quick! The Premiere is this Friday, Sept 13th! Every Friday on YouTube.com/jljmedia

 

ATTN Dog Lovers! It’s me and IG /VIdeo Star Churro The Chawming Chiweenie! The Churro Chronicles! Follow our adventures from meeting to unboxing treats! It’s a cute new web series collaboration! The Premiere is Saturday, Sept 4th. Every Saturday on YouTube.com/jljmedia 

 
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Posted by on September 10, 2019 in TV/Movies

 

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Lose One, Won One!

I just won My first award as and adult in the media field. I was nominated for two awards! A first for me! It was for my former show Breaking Into with James Lott Jr on Black Hollywood Live. the judges after two rounds nominated me for Best Host and Best News Entertainment Show Recorded or Live! I was estatic! I ended the show earlier this year after 4 great years on the air!
What made it even more special was it was for a new and exciting and inclusive to people of color award show , the Capital City Web Awards!
They were held at the Arc Theatre in Washington DC. I didn’t think I was going to win but that didn’t matter, I wanted to be a part of this historic occasion! Also they asked me to co present the Lead Actress category!
After a hard travel experience of almost not making it, I was there! The best host category was the first of the night. It was a trip hearing my name! I lost. I got to feel what that was like. I wasn’t upset, it went to great people. I wasn’t surprised. It was all good. I was able to relax.
Six awards later my other catergory was up. I assumed the winner would be the show of the host winners. My bow tie was hanging off me, I was relaxed in my seat .
Then they said “The award goes to …Breaking Into with James Lott Jr”
I was shocked to say the least! And apparently my speech was the hit of the night! It came from my heart!!
Thank you Anthony Anderson and crew for making a dream realized for me after 12 years in the biz and at age 50!
So now I have the full experience of an awards show!!
 
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Posted by on August 22, 2019 in TV/Movies

 

JLJ Gets Into The UnBoxing Video World!

Unboxing is a genre of videos on YouTube where people quite literally unbox a product to get a feel for it. Many are user-generated videos, but brands are starting to get in on the action.

Yes I have gotten into the UNBoxing world. People/companies give me stuff so I share it with the world. I have three OUT right now! Check them out and comment and LIKE:

 

 
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Posted by on July 28, 2019 in TV/Movies

 

News Coming Out of JLJ Media!

Hi It’s James Lott,Jr the Founder of JLJ Media and Blakhope Productions! We have some exciting things happening that I want to share with you! We have some very diverse projects coming up and some returning ones too! We love to collaborate and create content for everyone! 

The Churro Chronicles will be a new web series on our JLJ Media YouTube channel. James Lott Jr teams up with Internet Dog Star, Churro the Chawming Chiweenie, for various adventures around town in Los Angeles. The first two episodes have been filmed and are in production.This is great for dog lovers of all kinds.

Dr Eric Scerri of UCLA and James Lott Jr first teamed up to talk about his book on the history of the Periodic Table several years. They have since done a few more interviews together and Dr Scerri tours the world talking about that iconic image. They will have a new series, Periodically Speaking! that will brake down the myths of science always being right. They will speak in terms everyone can understand and have some fun along the way (they are also musicians. It will be released on the JLJ Media YouTube channel and they are in pre-production.

James met his cousin in person for the first time this year and now they are working together! James is producing the new podcast, The Disruptive Wealth and Money Show WIth Steven LaBroi! In association with Disruptive Wealth Network and LaBroi Insurance Group , this podcast will focus on ways to make your money work for you now and way into retirement! It will be released under JLJ Media on Spreaker.com and eventually on itunes and iHeartRadio. They are in pre production! 

Sorry for the delay but the second half of the web series, The Really Quick James Lott Jr Show will return late this summer! Four new episodes were filmed and are in production! James Is continuing on diverse themes that include, Black Owned Businesses, TV Show Screenings, and going to places he doesn’t normally go! 

We will leave with those to look forward to! You can still find all these and more on the YouTube Channel (please subscribe while there) and follow us on Facebook and IG 

 
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Posted by on July 12, 2019 in Podcasts, TV/Movies

 

NEW Things Are Happening at JLJ Media

As you have probably noticed, I have been posting here regularly again! I am just about back to my old self (with New twists) and I am ready to take on the world. During my time off I have reflected and started editing my professional life.I have some exciting changes coming up! Here are a few of them:

I have a new EP coming out May 1st with the dance group Chog. It’s called The Seven Song EP. Right now you can listen to it for free on my soundcloud page. Our first collab together, The Five Song EP, is one of my most successful music projects ever! I was happy to return and work with them! It will be released on all music platforms.

Speaking of Music, one of my songs from my album Speaking With Strings will be featured in the Amazon series Asunder. I am so honored by this. I never dreamed how far my music could take me. Stay tuned for details and which episode!

And I am working on two new music projects, one for a podcast/Web show and my regular album that is a follow up to my first, Songs From my Inside Voice. I am also writing songs for a possible Spanish language album.

I have newer books out and one of them is flying off the shelves, Being A Heartie. I talk about the trails of off camera of the show When Calls The Heart, behind the scenes of the aftershow I do, the love the Hearties have show me through difficult times and some fun stuff. Get it on Amazon kindle or paperback! I have a slew of new books coming out this year! The Really Short Story Project is in full effect!

The Second half of The Really Quick James Lott Jr Show is returning! I have filmed enough material for about 4 episodes. So stay tuned for that! Sorry for the delays. Goto my YouTube channel to watch the first half of this Season Two!

I am really building my Super Organizer University and my speaking engagments. I am still doing the soap podcasts and A Lott of Help and In Between The Pages with James Lott Jr podcasts..

All good things must come to an end. May 13th, after 4 seasons, The last Breaking Into on Black Hollywood Live will be airing! It will be my big 50th Birthday show and we will talk about age! I am bringing back former guests and I will probably cry the whole episode! I will write more about my feelings later. I am honored to have done that show!

I am taking the Extra Connections show and makng it bigger! After several years just as a podcast, I just signed a deal to bring it to radio and YouTube! Monday May 20th at 7pmPST is the debut of the new incarnation of the show! it will be live!! I will continue to have amazing guests and topics. It’s at a new studio here in my town of Inglewood, called The Afterparty.com I am very excited!!

I think that is enough for now. I have other stuff i am working on and will announce at some point! Thanks for supporting me as a personality and content creator!

 

 

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