I don’t care if the last episode I watched was the season finale or the series finale, I’m missing the characters, plot twists, great dialogue, writing, cinematography, lighting, bomb outfits, enviable hair styles, steamy sex scenes, stuck-in-your-head soundtrack, relatable themes, podcast recaps, WTF moments, and group text chats about these shows.
So the Oscars are over. Unlike past years, it wasn’t pure torture to watch. This is coming from someone who likes (used to love) to watch award shows. Hello, ALMA, GLAAD and Country Music Awards. They are usually a chance to see once in a lifetime collaborations, performances and tributes. Despite the #OscarsSoWhite controversy and even if Chris Rock weren’t hosting, I would’ve tuned in. I’m glad he did, and I’m glad I did. Rock, in his white jacketed tux, […]
Two of my favorite shows attacked the issue of racism in the workplace last week. (The post is late because I watched the DVR recordings only recently.) While I wasn’t surprised to see it addressed on BET’s Being Mary Jane starring Gabrielle Union, I was pleasantly surprised to see it unfurl on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, in an episode called “Something Against You.” One of the great things about Grey’s Anatomy is the multicultural cast and blended relationships of all sorts: […]
If the 2014 Sochi Olympics and I had been dating, I would’ve been a bad girlfriend. My confession would’ve been “I like you a lot, but I’m not in love with you.” My lack of commitment to the winter games led to no shows, few dates and when I did show up, divided attention. Days in I remembered the picture-in-a-picture (PIP) function on my remote control. I didn’t have audio, but at least I could see what was happening. Over […]