I Guess Fair and Equal Treatment Only Matters if You Like the Person Asking for It. Yes, We’re Talking About Mo’Nique

I’m not a fan of Mo’Nique and never have been. I don’t have any disdain for her; she’s just not my brand of bourbon, if you catch my drift. If I got free tickets to see a show in person, I may go depending on what else I had going on that particular evening. I have enjoyed some of her work—I liked her in Almost

Barack Obama’s Interview on David Letterman’s Netflix Show Doesn’t Mention the Goldfish Cracker in Chief

Former President Barack Obama sat down with David Letterman for the debut episode of the talk show legend’s Netflix show, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction. The intimate, hourlong interview covered a wide range of subjects, ranging from Obama’s postpresidential family life to world events. There was only one subject…


Dave Chappelle Courts Controversy in 2 New Comedy Specials: Singles Out Louis C.K. Accuser, Doubles Down on Trans Jokes

Yup, Dave Chappelle went there. In his new Netflix comedy special, The Bird Revelation, Chappelle touches on sexual harassment in Hollywood and in comedy, mining the accusations against fellow comedian Louis C.K., who was accused of masturbating in front of female colleagues, for joke fodder. The special debuted on…

Mudbound Is Another Exhausting Tale of Inequality and Racism in America, but at Least It Was Executed Properly

When there’s historical blackness in film, it’s usually displayed through slavery or Jim Crow. There’s never really any in between. But there is a very palpable significance in remembering, reliving and recognizing black history and respecting how far we’ve come (even though 2017 mirrors the past more times than…