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Who Should They Cast in the Live Version of The Wiz on NBC?

NBC just announced that they will be bringing a live action version of The Wiz to TV screens near us on December 3. Then the show will be revived on Broadway in 2016 in partnership with Cirque du Soleil. YESSSSSS!!! This news made me hit a jig. The original film …

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Put A Ring On It: Scandal Episode 417 Recap

I’m tardy for the pordee posting this Scandal episode recap but better later than never, right? Also, you could have read my Vulture one by now. This episode was directed by the awesome Regina King. Let’s talk about it! Michael Mischief – The Gladiators are summoned in the middle of …

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Dear Nellie Andreeva and Deadline, About Your Piece on Too Much “Ethnic Casting” on TV

Yesterday, Deadline’s TV editor Nellie Andreeva posted a piece titled “Pilots 2015: The Year Of Ethnic Castings – About Time Or Too Much Of Good Thing?” This headline wasn’t click-bait because it captured exactly what the writer was trying to say: that TV is getting too Black and maybe it should …

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It’s Good to Be Kink: Scandal Episode 416 Recap

People love smut and Scandal brought some sexual healing into last night’s episode. Let’s talk about it, Gladiators! Dustbuster – Abby is flipping OUT at Leo and calling him disgusting. He reminds her “I’ve been between the sheets with you. You’ve taught me some things.” OWWW I see you, Prof …

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Empire’s Season Finale Was Two Hours of Grand Drama

What Lee Daniels’ newest show Empire has managed to do is no small feat. Their soundtrack is currently the #1 music album in the country, beating out Madonna’s latest release. And the new show is the #1 show on the Big 4 networks, breaking its own rating records week after …

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The Testimony of Diego Munoz: Scandal Episode 415 Recap

Olivia’s friends love coming to her when they need help but ain’t nobody gon drag her to therapy like they need to? Oh ok, den. Let’s talk about last night’s Scandal, doe. Almost Doesn’t Count – Susan Ross let President Ghost and Mellie talk her into accepting their nomination of …

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The Lawn Chair Over Justice for Brandon: Scandal Episode 414 Recap

I am a firm believer in using your platform to say things boldly, even when they’re uncomfortable and when they make people wince by throwing the truth back in their faces. This last episode of Scandal was the most important one they’ve ever done, being audacious enough to use it’s primetime to …

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No More Blood: Scandal Episode 413 Recap

One of the reasons why I stan for Scandal and Shondaland is that their love of Greek Mythology shines through. As a longtime adorer of the shenanigans of them vintage days, I am giddy when I catch the obvious references. Of course we’ve had the Helen of Troy thing repeated …

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Gladiators Don’t Run Come Full Circle: Scandal Episode 412 Recap

Hey folks! I am also writing Scandal recaps for Vulture now! And what’s weird is that those ones are harder to write because they’re shorter, more concise and to the point. But over here is where I give you the lengthy play by play. I’m excited! Go check the one …

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MusicTV

Shade, Snubbery and Sam Smith Slayage: My 2015 GRAMMY Awards Recap

What can be said about the GRAMMY Awards that can’t be said about any other out of touch award show? It was long, it was hella white and it snubbed Black and brown people. It’s their tradition and it is mine to complain about it. Consider this that complaint. But …

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