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The Purpose of Prince

Let me start off by saying that I’m not the biggest Prince fan.  I don’t know all of his songs.  I only know his hits mostly.  Not the obscure B-side songs that didn’t make it to the radio.  Even when I did venture into that territory I heard some lyrics that I didn’t need to… Continue reading The Purpose of Prince

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Welcome to the Underground

I could barely get through episode three before I started writing this post.  Underground is an original television series on WGN America about a group of slaves on a Georgia plantation plotting to escape to freedom through the Underground Railroad.  Some scenes are excruciating to watch, but I enjoy this show.  The bravery of the… Continue reading Welcome to the Underground

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The Ugly Truth

Being Mary Jane is a series that airs on BET about a popular news anchor, portrayed by Gabrielle Union, as she juggles her day to day life behind the scenes.  Mary Jane Paul is strong, successful and beautiful but has her share of problems.  She was raised in an affluent black family, yet struggles with… Continue reading The Ugly Truth

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What Binge Watching A Different World Taught Me

Netflix recently added A Different World to its collection and I gladly re-watched the entire series with fresh eyes and a grown up perspective.  The Cosby Show spin-off starring Lisa Bonet’s character Denise Huxtable and her experience at Cliff and Claire’s make-believe historically black alma mater Hillman College was a ground breaking show and I… Continue reading What Binge Watching A Different World Taught Me

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Upcoming Movies…San Andreas, Tomorrowland, & Self/less

Insurgent comes to theaters Friday.  I’m looking forward to this sequel and second book to movie adaption in the Divergent series.  Though similar to The Hunger Games (can’t wait for Mockingjay part 2!), the Divergent serials can stand on their own. Both stories are about a teenage girl sparking a revolution against an oppressive society… Continue reading Upcoming Movies…San Andreas, Tomorrowland, & Self/less

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I Need The 100 Season 3 To Start Right Now!

Hello?  Anyone out there in internet land reading this?  I’m trying to figure out what I just witnessed.  The two part second season finale of The 100 was every bit of television awesome sauce…even if I’m the only person I know watching it.  See this post if you’re not familiar with the series. [SPOILERS AHEAD] Clarke’s impossible… Continue reading I Need The 100 Season 3 To Start Right Now!

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Three Sci-Fi Shows You Should Be Watching…But Probably Aren’t

I’m so geeked about my first geeky post!  I’m a huge fan of science fiction, fantasy, & historical fiction.  Post apocalyptic, time travel, dungeons and dragons – books, movies and tv series are my thing.  I’m actually watching AMC’s The Walking Dead marathon as I type this – super excited it returns tonight!  I’m still mourning [SPOILER… Continue reading Three Sci-Fi Shows You Should Be Watching…But Probably Aren’t