ABOUT Dr. Todd Boyd
August 01, 2010
In short, Miles Davis was the personification of cool. Don Draper, not so much. The Notorious Ph.D. breaks it down for us.
There's a reason why there's never been an adaptation of an August Wilson play at the multiplex. When it comes to the lives of black folks, Hollywood--and the movie-going audience--doesn't do complicated, nuanced or subtle.
It’s the only thing missing from the comedic genius’ legacy.
From Hattie McDaniel’s out-of-place seat assignment to the "Do the Right Thing" snub to Denzel’s win as a crooked cop, Todd Boyd surveys the last 70 years of the Academy Awards.
Ebony has been irrelevant for a very long time.
Someone had to be around to document hip-hop’s journey to the center of the pop-cultural universe. Enter Vibe. But now it’s gone. Where does that leave hip-hop?