Tag Archives: Entertainment

Open Thread | There Is A Writer’s Strike Going On In Hollywood

David Simon explains what’s going on and why the writers are on strike. David Simon, the creator of The Wire, says he’s on strike to protect new generations of writers and make sure they aren’t exploited by studios. He also … Continue reading

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Open Thread | A Star Is Born

Representation Matters. “[…] We knew it the moment we met her. She was the first person who walked through the door for this role and she set the bar so high. We saw hundreds of people, and no one surpassed … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Yesterday Was The Met Gala

Let’s look at the fashions. Beautiful people looking beautiful. #TheLittleMermaid star @hallebailey channeled "mermaid vibes" with her pretty #MetGala look! 🧜‍♀️ https://t.co/tvYB9gZbGk pic.twitter.com/H0J8gr4NJv — ExtraTV (@extratv) May 2, 2023 I unlocked my Twitter for this #MetGala pic.twitter.com/uhmODuvIra — FOLLOW @YITTY … Continue reading

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We Have Lost Two Legends : Loretta Lynn and Angela Lansbury

Within a week, we have lost both of them. They got to live long lives and made their impression. Their bodies of work will be with us. RIP, two Grand Ladies…. One of Country Music… The other of film, tv … Continue reading

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Open Thread | 2022 Tony Awards!

Black Excellence at the Tony Awards! 📷 | Myles Frost, Prince & Paris Jackson at the Tony Awards, 2022. pic.twitter.com/btmyi7Z1tS — 𝘕𝘈𝘌𝘋 ◡̈ (@mjjNAED) June 13, 2022 Jennifer Hudson has achieved EGOT status after her win at the #TonyAwards pic.twitter.com/SYmQXdeZiV … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread | Tyler Perry Opening His New Studio

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. I wanted to take this time to acknowledge the accomplishment of Mr. Tyler Perry. He opened up his new studio down in Georgia. This Black man, … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Remembering Diahann Carroll, the Legend

Legend…trailblazer Diahann Carroll passed away last week at the age of 84.   Ms. Carroll was a legend. She was stunning, beautiful, graceful to the very end. Her two roles that will forever be close to my heart were Marianne … Continue reading

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