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Why Iyanla Can’t Fix My Life

I really believe that she can “fix” my life in a few areas. I like Iyanla and when I had cable I watched her show, Iyanla Fix My Life, religiously. I get unnerved by her use of the word Beloved, but I know she is coming from a good place. I love how, especially in … Continue reading

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When It Comes to Interracial Couples, TV Sitcoms Have Not Progressed Since “I Love Lucy”

By Doug Poe Estimated reading time: 4 minutes. Contains 801 words The social message sent through American sitcoms has been clear for more than sixty years, despite the Civil Rights Act, “The Jeffersons” and the election of a black president. Television writers and producers, who are frequently seeking to push the proverbial envelope on social … Continue reading

Fairy Tale Mania Has the US in Its Grip

By BD Knight Fairy tale mania is sweeping the country. If you don’t believe me check the movie listings. You can check the TV listings and you’ll find plenty of these tales being spun, or fractured or rewritten. This isn’t exactly new but I think it’s at a higher level now than at any time … Continue reading

Black People Can’t Tell “Black Jokes” Now?

Am I the only Black woman not offended by @Lesdoggg‘s slavery skit on SNL? — DangerousLee Network (@DangerousLee) May 5, 2014 The real issue is that a lot of people do not get her brand of humor. I got it! I laughed, especially when she continued to birth famous athletes. I mean, c’mon it’s the … Continue reading

Django Unchained: The “Bye, Ms. Lara” Scene Gets Me Every Time (Video)

Originally posted on Hollywood Life:
What did you think of Lifetime’s ‘Flowers In The Attic’ remake? Share your review, plus your favorite — and by that, I mean most uncomfortable — moments from the movie! So, how ’bout that incest, huh? Lifetime’s reboot of the classic horror novel-turned-movie Flowers In The Attic premiered Jan. 18, inviting a…

Make Sure You Know What The Underground Railroad is Before Ringing in the New Year

Everyone wants to make fun of and call Porsha Stewart from The Real Housewives of Atlanta stupid because she thought The Underground Railroad was an actual train, but I chose to call her misinformed or uneducated. She also didn’t know there are 365 days in a year, so book smart Porsha is not. After all … Continue reading

Top Story: The Trouble with SNL’s White Christmas

Lorne Michaels must have a massive pair of balls. Not only did he brush off the call for more black women in the Saturday Night Live cast earlier this Fall, he also put his rubber stamp of approval on what was possibly the most offensive two minutes of television I have viewed in a long … Continue reading

How Breaking Bad Lied To Us (And Was Right) About Meth

Breaking Bad was the show that changed everything about how we saw television. The show has become so popular, and many have touted both its authenticity and criticized its glorification of meth. Fans have dissected all the different layers and elements to this show, and produced a lot of questions about the meth industry, prompting … Continue reading

Why I’m Rooting For Olivia Pope and President Fitz

They’re in love. The only reason their relationship is in the closet is because of politics. Lots of politics: he’s already married with children, he’s the President of the United States and he’s a White man. All these things and then some are keeping them from being in a happy relationship. Many of you are … Continue reading

Beautiful Coincidence? Angela Bassett is Good at Being Dangerous on America Horror Story – Coven

Related articles Kathy Bates and Angela Bassett Returning for Season 4 of American Horror Story? (dreadcentral.com) First Look: Steve Nicks Gets Witched Up For Guest Spot On American Horror Story: Coven (popwrapped.wordpress.com) This Week’s Cover: Behind the scenes at ‘American Horror Story: Coven’ – it’s magically delicious! (popwatch.ew.com) Madison’s Back on ‘American Horror Story: Coven’ … Continue reading

Cartoons That Crack Me Up: The Adventures of Gumball

Top Story: Terry McMillan Goes In On The Kardashians

Terry McMillan, the author of Waiting To Exhale and How Stella Got Her Groove Back, went in on Reality Show people… and we mean “Went in.” See video via Terry McMillan Goes In On The Kardashians | Bossip.

I’m On The Waiting List – Ashton Kutcher’s Giving Face-to-Face Career Advice for $5!

Ashton Kutcher’s offering face-to-face career advice to budding and struggling professionals for just $5 an hour, according to E! News. The “Two and a Half Men” actor recently created a profile on pop expert, a website that allows users to video chat with experts in just about every field, from yoga to tech. He goes … Continue reading

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