LETTER FROM THE EDITOR – JUNE

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[three_fourth]Men. Some studies suggest that there’s a shortage of men, but trust me when I tell you, they’re everywhere. We see them walking through the mall pushing their children in strollers. We see them circling the bases in leisurely pick-up games at the ballpark. Sometimes, they’re in uniform – protecting and serving us in the [...]

COVER STORY: HINES WARD

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RENAISSANCE MAN By Teryl Warren Football fans know Hines Ward as the ever-smiling Super Bowl champion wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Television fans know him as the newly crowned champion of ABC’s hit reality series Dancing With the Stars.  But the people who know him best know him as a hard worker, a devoted [...]

Prince

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In this day of quick fixes and overnight celebrities, it’s hard to imagine an artist enjoying a career spanning more than 30 years.  And yet, that is exactly what cultural and music icon Prince has done.  From April 14 to May 29, 2011, audiences in the Los Angeles area were treated to a “21-Nite Stand” [...]

World View – June

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Patriarchs, Patriots & Politicians: The Legacy of Africa’s Leadership by ‘Damilola Odunayo Oyedele In family, business and political life, African society is arguably the most patriarchal of the world’s cultures. From Cairo to Cape Town, customs which are as strong as they are varied illustrate the role of male leadership as a double-edged sword, associated [...]

Tribute

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The Power of One By Teryl Warren On May 27, the world lost one of its most prolific political artists; and mourners like Chuck D, Eminem and Usher took to Twitter to publicly express their grief over the passing of poet, activist and musician Gil Scott-Heron. Gil Scott-Heron was born on April 1, 1949 in [...]

Socialite Spotlight: Julia Dimon

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Wiles July issue celebrates the independent spirit and to kick off this week’s Socialite Spotlight we are highlighting globetrotter Julia Dimon.  Julia is a travel expert, a hard-core adventuress, travel writer and TV travel personality who has traveled around the world to over 80 countries across all seven continents. Julia is the co-host of Word Travels, [...]

Luxury Apparel for Him

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The Emperor’s New Clothes From Wiles Magazine and Madaboutown.com   Madaboutown.com is the first luxury site in the men’s apparel and accessories market to introduce exclusive and unique high-end fashion online. Its mission is to discover the best in luxury lifestyle brands and bring them to male shoppers who harbor an elite fashion sense with [...]

The Brothers Warner

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The Family Business By Teryl Warren A review of the documentary film The Brothers Warner Warner Brothers.  It’s a brand name that is synonymous with the motion picture industry; and its mere mention evokes images of swash-buckling heroes, beautiful leading ladies and glamour beyond most people’s wildest dreams.  And while most of us have grown [...]

What He Wants – June

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It’s been said that the relationship a woman shares with her father as a child can greatly influence her romantic relationships as an adult. Over the years, there’s been a lot of discussion in the media about how women can resolve their “Daddy issues.” But in this installment of “What He Wants,” resident relationship expert [...]

Main Course – June

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His Favorite Thai By Chef Arturo Vargas You’ve all heard the saying, “The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach,” right?  Well if you’re looking for a simple, quick dish to whip up for the man you love, try this tasty Thai Vegetable Prawns recipe.  It’s guaranteed to please and is filling enough [...]