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Jay Connor
thejayconnor
Menace to supremacy. Founder of Extraordinary Ideas and co-host and producer of The Extraordinary Negroes podcast. Impatiently waiting for y'all to stop putting sugar in grits.

I really don’t appreciate Smokey trying to do more for my lady at 82 than I can do at 45.  That’s just rude and uncalled for.   Read more

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smokey’s an absolute legend who can do pretty much whatever he wants. on the other hand...

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If this movie can pull major bank it will solidify the draw of both Wakanda and black leads in superhero films in the minds of the studios. I am pulling for it.
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Well they ARE based in Southern California, so... Read more

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I am anticipating and dreading this movie - because I know it’s going to be a wonder and I know I’m going to bawl my head off.


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Coming from the Twin Cities, I can attest to how much musical talent was spawned from there back in the day. Always had a groove thing going on and the local bands were always poppin. Always. Read more

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really?  I went into it with high expectations and was pretty “meh” afterwards. Read more

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he should have been T’Challa instead of Kang.  If Michael B. Jordan couldn’t do it this guy would have been excellent. Read more

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Damn, I love Jonathan Majors (and he is certainly mighty fine to look at). Lovecraft Country was the first thing I saw him in. I unfortunately only got about halfway through the series before the violence and gore just got to be too much for me to handle, but he was absolutely fantastic in it. I’m excited to see his Read more

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The reporting on this story seems to be that the relationship wasn’t the problem, it’s that he made unwelcome comments towards her and that an investigation discovered addition violations of team rules. What those violations were hasn’t been disclosed, but the press conference sounded a lot like them saying only what Read more

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Well, thanks, Jordan, but I learned to say “Nope” to your attempts at movies with Us. Read more

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That’s the mom we see being eaten/beaten on. The “daughter” was on the other side of the giant present. Presumably the same thing happened to her it just happens offscreen.  You're right though the sister/daughter does survive the gordy attack Read more

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I remember learning about this in elementary school and assuming it happened in like the 1880s. This seems almost too historically important to make into a dramatized film (as opposed to a documentary). On the other hand, most americans didn’t know there was genocide in the 90s until hollywood made a movie about it. Read more

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I thought the movie was fun - but lacked any real horror. The marketing on this made it seem like it was going to have some deep horror twist or something similar Read more

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Didn't he have writing/directing credits on "Keanu?" Read more

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Sad but shows how hard these partnerships are to keep up. First the Joe Budden Podcast, the I am Athlete guys and now Desus and Mero, all my favorite crews seem to break up and beef, that’s life unfortunately.  Read more

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beating the living shit out of someone is not “losing their cool”. Doesn’t matter WHAT the precursor was, he should not have touched her, much less beaten her up. Read more

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Men cannot lose their cool with women or children or around either Read more

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