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The Get Down vs. Stranger Things

The Get Down and Stranger Things share a nostalgic feel that give each show context before they're even viewed. But the stories are vastly different, and play...

‘White People’ and ‘Uncommon Sense’: Why Now?

MTV is rolling out two new shows this month: White People and Uncommon Sense. White People, set to air on July 22, is a special on...

Take Your Gay Ass to See Moonlight

Since the shit I wrote on my site about this flick was more homophobic than preferring prostate cancer to a prostate exam, I decided to give this...

The Anime Talk Block: a fresh start

If you live in the plugged-in 21st century on Earth, chances are you have heard of this thing called Anime. The reputation of this...
Marvel Villain Ideologies

He Ain’t Totally Wrong: Marvel Villain Ideologies I Can Respect

This piece contains some spoilers, but it’s been a hot minute since two of these movies came out and about a month since "Endgame"...

Dave Chappelle and The Age of Spin

If I asked Dave Chappelle why it seems like the majority of his online audience doesn’t have anything nice to say about him, he’d...
Beat Shazam Season 3

Beat Shazam Is Back, Along With The Wonderfully Awkward Racial Overtones

"This is a fucking social experiment," my girlfriend spit out in the midst of cackling at Aaron and Martin, Black sibling educators from Philly...

What ‘Due North’ Says About ‘Insecure’ And Its Young Black Viewers

"Is the soup hot?" "My soup is always hot..." You and I know that Due North, the fictional slavery-based romantic drama in the world of Insecure, is trash television. The...

What They Say: Is ‘Black-ish’ Racist?

This past Monday, Andrea Peyser of the New York Post published an article claiming the show Black-ish perpetuates racist stereotypes of Black people. Among other...

Donald Glover Had A ‘Dream’

Hip-hop culture's most prominent creatives tend to have running themes throughout their work. Kanye West's music and video projects are commentaries on the limitations...