Monthly Archives: January 2016

“Diversity Wins” at the SAG Awards

  Despite the overwhelming controversy the Academy Awards have received for their non-diverse selection of nominees, many of the deserving actors who had been snubbed received recognition last night in the SAG Awards. The SAG Awards were praised in 2015 as … Continue reading

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Breaking Stereotypes

http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2015/11/into-the-badlands-daniel-wu-sunny-fight-scene I have a love for all things kick ass. If it has martial arts or superheroes, I will probably watch it which is why I started watching the new AMC show Into the Badlands. While the show is by no … Continue reading

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My Love for Aziz Ansari

Ever since I first saw Aziz Ansari’s character Tom Haverford sing about it on Parks and Recreation I have lived my life by one motto, “Treat Yo Self” (if you don’t know what I am talking about do yourself a … Continue reading

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Women and Heroics – Thoughts on Jessica Jones and Supergirl

2008 was a busy year to say the least. America entered into the Great Recession and a great obsession with super-hero cinema. Iron Man exploded into the scene and launched the first successful cinematic universe. Fans would line up in … Continue reading

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Karly Morgan- The 100: Popular TV Show Embraces Diversity and is Rewarded in Ratings

http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/television/2016/01/27/five-ways-the-100-is-changing-television.html Karly Morgan- The 100: Popular TV Show Embraces Diversity and is Rewarded in Ratings TV programming has been white and heteronormative for as long as the technology has existed. White men and their housewives have faced constructed misogynist societies, … Continue reading

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Making A Murderer– Maisie Noesen

Making a Murderer I just started the Netflix documentary series, Making a Murderer. Although I am only one and a half episodes in, I am infatuated with the story. For those of you who haven’t watched or heard of Making … Continue reading

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Twas the Night Before The Oscars – Devin Williams

And at at the front of the house, stood a young Denzel accepting an award as an Oscar nominee from my grandfather, Albert Nellum, at the annual Black Oscars and Black Emmy Dinner hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. … Continue reading

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