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The Red Woman: Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 1 Recap

I’ve been fiending for Game of Thrones since they left us last season with our collective hearts broken. I LEGIT flipped out and screamed when the camera zoomed in on Jon’s face, lifeless and surrounded by blood. This is how they gon do us, huh??? This is the first season …

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Because BLACK GIRLS ROCK! 2016 Was Dope: My Recap

The Gap just dropped an ad on how girls can do anything, featuring a Black girl who is being used as an armrest by one of the white girls. Kirsten West Savali wrote an amazing piece on The Root about it. Read: The Price on Our Heads: New GapKids Ad Sparks Racially …

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I See You: Scandal Episode 514 Recap

You’ve probably been wondering where I’ve been on the Scandal front lately. I’ve missed the last 2 episode recaps because I have been traveling the last 4 weeks. So much so that I haven’t been able to catch up to watch the eps until much later after they aired. But …

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It was Hella Onyx: The Blackest Black History Month Ever

The Blackest and best Black History Month ever ended yesterday and I am just reveling in it’s abundant noirness. Still. It was utterly lit. Like Olympic Torch lit. Like Christmas Lights when you do too much so you keep the neighbors up all night because your house is one giant …

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Let’s Talk About Chris Rock’s Oscars Opening Monologue

I did not plan on boycotting the 2016 Academy Awards but I also didn’t plan on watching it. You’re probably like “wait what?” Yes. I take “boycott” to mean I’m making a conscious decision to show that my support is not going to be added to the mix. I just …

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The Candidate: Scandal Episode 511 Recap

Sooooo the way my travel schedule has been set up and will continue to be, it will be hard for me to get these recaps up before Sunday. Scandal comes on Thursday nights and for the next 4 weeks, I will be out of town for the live-airing. It would …

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It’s Hard Out Here for a General: Scandal Episode 510 Recap

SCANDAL IS BACK, SNITCHES!!! I wrote a piece the other day on what I’ve thought the trailer meant, so read that. But let’s get right to it. I’m thirsty. Dining Pope – We land 6 months past where we left, and Sally Langston is still being Petty Labelle on her …

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Scandal is Back Tomorrow But Old Olivia Might Be Gone

Chile… now you know the last two months without my Gladiator baes of Scandal have been tough. Thursdays ain’t been the same since Olivia Pope and her crew of Misfit Toys left us for winter break. Tomorrow, though? They are gonna be back, snatching all our edges and making us …

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The People vs. OJ Simpson: Episode 1 Recap

FX’s The People v. OJ Simpson 16-episode series premiered last night, pulling us into the chaos of the “trial of the century.” It’s one of those things that people remember where they were as it went down. As the white Bronco sped through the highway, as he tried on the …

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My 2016 Golden Globes Recap: Live-tweets Edition

The Golden Globes does not have a reputation for being super exciting but it kicks off awards season and often, we have Amy Poehler and Tina Fey hosting so we’re excited to see them. This year, Ricky Gervais hosted, and he spent the entire time drunk and seemingly angry about …

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