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Saying Goodbye to Olenna Tyrell, My Game of Thrones Mentor: A Fitting Obituary

Listen here. Very few shows are hellbent on killing everyone we all love like Game of Thrones. Winter is here, but even before it came, they were good for letting go of our faves. Needless to say, we’re about to get out hearts broken at rates faster than we’re used …

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Hella Questions: Insecure Season 2 Episode 2 Recap

Where we left off on Insecure season 2, episode 1 was the romp seen around the world. Issa and Lawrence did a WHAM BAM THANK YOU MA’AM. So what now? 20 Questions – Issa tells Molly about the tryst with Lawrence, and bestie got hella questions. Was it for getting …

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Hella Great: Insecure Season 2, Episode 1 Recap

Season 1 of Insecure on HBO left us reeling, as we all had to pick a team after Lawrence left Issa’s face on the floor, and his old Best Buy shirt hanging in their closet. #TeamLawrence felt vindicated from his last act of relationship shade. And #TeamIssa felt butthurt for …

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Because I am Obsessed with “Get Out”

This post is long overdue because I first saw Jordan Peele’s new film Get Out over a month ago. Yes, I said “first” because I did something I usually don’t: I went to the theater again to see a movie. TWICE in one month. That is how obsessed I am …

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The 2017 Oscars was at the Intersection of HELL YEAH & WTF!

The Academy Awards is an annual ritual in circle jerk, temporary elation and complete let down. If there’s anything you can count on, it’s that some underdog we’ve all been rooting for will win an award, while someone we absolutely abhor will too. We watch anyway, because try as we …

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Started From Scandal Recaps Now We Here: My Book Was Optioned By Shondaland

Two weeks ago, news dropped on Deadline.com that Shondaland To Develop Luvvie Ajayi’s Book ‘I’m Judging You’ As Cable Series. I was at the MAKERS Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes when this news hit the web and I lost my shit and my ability to focus. I had to step …

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I Got Questions about the 2017 GRAMMYs: Recap

Yesterday was the biggest night in music: the GRAMMY Awards. The one thing we can count on is a rollercoaster of thrills and disappointments. And many performances that make me take the time to go to the kitchen to re-up on snacks. It was hosted by James Corden of car …

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Melissa McCarthy as Sean Spicer on SNL is My New Favorite Thing

The administration of Tangerine Voldemort are doing one good thing: giving us ample material for jokes. In fact, they’re making SNL great again, because those writers are now having a field day with Habanero Hitler and his Troop of Trifling Troglodytes. Everyone who works closely with him is a bumbling …

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I Got Questions About The New Edition Story That Kicked Off Last Night on BET

Yesterday was the Black event of the month: the premiere of BET’s The New Edition Story. A TV series about the come up and break down of Ricky Bell, Ralph Tresvant, Bobby Brown, Mike Bivins, Ronnie DeVoe and Johnny Gill? I’m in there like a wedgie! It was no game. …

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Insecure’s Season 1 is Over and It Was Everything

Last night was the airing of the finale episode of Insecure on HBO. The show, created by and starring Issa Rae as a struggling young Los Angelian, has been Sunday night’s “Must watch” TV for the last 8 weeks. The show has been a longtime coming for Issa, who was …

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