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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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Aretha Franklin is Every Older Black Woman at the Kennedy Center Honors

Last night was the airing of the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors, saluting Rita Moreno, George Lucas, Cicely Tyson, Seiji Ozawa and Carole King. Aretha Franklin performed “Natural Woman” to a standing ovation to honor Carole. President Obama and FLOTUS Shellie were getting their entire good times because the Queen of Soul …

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Being Mary Jane’s Season 3 Was the Best Yet

Last night was Being Mary Jane’s season 3 finale (I livetweeted it and got on Periscope afterwards to talk about it), and it felt like it came very quick! 10 episodes swooped by, and I love what they’ve done with the show. Having watched it from the very start, from movie to season …

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Scandal Ep 509 (Winter Finale) Recap

Yo. Scandal’s winter finale was beautiful. I loved this episode and it reminded me of the 752 episode in how it tugged at heartstrings, without much action, but through the words. In case you forget that Shonda Rhimes and her team are master wordsmiths, this episode was a reminder. Also, …

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Even The Devil Deserves a Second Chance: Scandal Episode 507 Recap

I was gone last week so I’m just getting a chance to catch up with Scandal. Here’s the recap. Better late than never! Victory Short Lived – President Ghost does a press conference to apologize to parents about his personal business during this whole impeachment ordeal. He tells America he …

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