Category Archives: Film & TV

Big Deal: MSNBC Had a Program With Black Hosts and Black Guests Discussing ‘Non-Black’ Issues (Say What?)

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*Nope. I’m not being facetious in the headline. This was a big deal!

If you were one of the astute observers who switched your channel to  MSNBC on July 11 in the 6 p.m. hour, you may have noticed something pretty out of the ordinary. Oh, it may not have been immediately apparent – but chances are, after the first station-break you had one of those “Hey, wait a minute…” revelations. What the heck am I talking about?

Bear with me a moment longer.

You may have, at first glance, seen the usual host and panel speaking on topics such as the tragic, much-covered death of an infant left in a car; or even the latest victim of police brutality. But then, just as you were about to settle in with that quart of ice cream you realized… Continue reading

‘But I Trusted You!’ Network Sued for Showing Woman’s Genitals on ‘Dating Naked’ (Video)

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Jessie Nizewitz and her ‘Dating Naked’ co-star

*Remember the Michele Ndegeocello song, “You Made A Fool of Me?” It would be a safe bet to assume that one reality show contestant is singing those words right now.

Poor girl actually believed the producers of the TV reality show, ‘Dating Naked’ when they said they would not show her private parts during a mud wrestling scene with her male companion.

You often wonder what the motivation behind some of the stuff people choose to participate in on these TV reality shows is…besides money, but after all is said and done, even that can cause some sleepless nights if what you did to get it is questionable.

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Watch: Rev. Jesse Jackson Compares Michael Brown Killing to ‘A State Execution’

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*We knew it would only be a matter of time before the Rev. Jesse Jackson weighed in on the killing of unarmed teenager, Michael Brown. Jackson appeared on MSNBC to talk about what was happening in Ferguson. He compared the killing of the unarmed teen to a “state execυtion.”

Jackson posed questions to the viewing audience as he addressed the situation. Continue reading

Well Go ‘Head With Your Bad Self: Angela Bassett Wows in Black Lingerie Photo Shoot (Look!)

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*Uh oh, Angela Bassett has put her game face on in a whole new way. We knew she was a heck of an actress, and yes, beautiful too. But whoa, take a look at these sexy new photos.

Ms. Bassett is bringing sexy back, and at the age of 55 it looks better than ever! Continue reading

Bring It On Please: Beyonce’s Music In Highly Anticipated ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Film?

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Deion Sanders Honored At 3rd Annual ‘Champions of Choice’ and 2014 ESPY Awards

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Jalen Rose, Laila Ali, Blake Leeper, Kevin Chavous, Lisa Leslie, Shaun Robinson, and others

*(Los Angeles, CA)  - Los Angeles’ premiere hotel (rooftop), LUXE, held some of the greatest names in sports uniting for a good cause, honoring Football Hall of Famer, Deion Sanders, at the 3rd annual Champions for Choice event for the AFC in conjunction with the 2014 ESPY Awards.

The event was hosted by celebrity ambassadors: boxing champion Laila Ali, WNBA and six-time Olympian Lisa Leslie, NBA Veteran Jalen Rose and sports expert for ESPN Stephen A. Smith.

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Ever Wanted to Kick the A** Of A Co-worker? New Webseries ‘Confessions of A Witch Bitch’ Feeds the Fantasy

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*Have you ever wanted to slap the mess out of your co-worker? What about the boss that makes you wonder why she even hired you because she clearly doesn’t like you? And those women in the office who do nothing but yak, yak, yak behind your back and then turn around and grin in your face?

Don’t you have daydreams about them slicing their finger off with the paper cutter, don’t lie.

If any of the above look familiar to you, you might want to check out “Witch Bitch,” a new web-TV series currently in development. Continue reading

Woo Hoo! ‘Transformers 4′ Annihilates Box Office With $100M Debut Weekend

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Apologies seem to be in order to my fellow critics, many of whom apparently saw something different on the screen than I (a first-time Transformers viewer) when they came out with their wicked reviews of “Transformers: Age of Extinction.”

Tsk. Tsk. Tsk.

Based on the opening weekend box office, with $100 million speaking loud and clear, audiences seem to agree with me: Michael Bay’s “Transformers: Age of Extinction” is one kick-ass movie!

And according to Entertainment Weekly weekend box office reports, that’s only speaking domestically. Continue reading