The Wiz
MoviesMusicTV

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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My Life

My Ratchet and the Geek Podcast is Back and Episode 17 is Up!

In October 2012, me and my homie Scott Hanselman started a podcast called Ratchet & The Geek to talk pop culture, tech, social media and our love of TV. Who’s the ratchet one and who’s the geek? You might think you know already but both of us are both! Trust …

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TV

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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Famous folksMusic

Rihanna’s “Bitch Better Have My Money” is the Freelancer’s Freedom Anthem

Rihanna the Bajan Goontress just pulled a Bey and dropped a single out of the blue. It is titled “Bitch Better Have My Money” and it is clearly singing the freedom song for freelancers everywhere. She’s strumming our pain with her fingers and singing our lives with her words. YOU …

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CultureLetterTV

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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CultureVideos

Because Sometimes You’re a Caterpillar: Dope Video Alert

You all know how I feel about animations and illustrations and whatnot. I have been using a cartoon avatar on these interwebs for over 9 years, because I really do think they’re adorable, but also great ways to kind of make people pay attention even when they don’t realize they …

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TV

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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TV

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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Famous folks

Chris Brown is the Pot Calling the Kettle (Karrueche) THOT

I am impressed by some people’s lack of self-awareness. It’s like mirrors and reflections be mad busy sometimes and it is mind-boggling. Yesterday, Kaopectate (Karrueche) posted a picture on Instagram, of herself in a bathing suit, and her yansh facing the camera. Her ex (this week), Chris Brown took it …

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FashionWhose is this?

Whose Model is this with the Extreme Baby Hair?

I never thought I could find baby hair so extreme and righteous that it’d trump Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas’ decades-long affair with forehead coiffure calligraphy. Who knew that someone could come through and swiftly out-babyhair the Royal Queen of Baby Hair? And it was done by a melanin-deficient brethren who ripped …

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