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“Insecure” Recap: Season 5, Ep. #6 – “Tired, Okay?”

First of all, can you believe that we’ve already reached 6 episodes and 5 weeks of watching and discussing our favorite show, “Insecure”…? It’s crazy how the time has flown while watching and consuming this amazing black show. It’s just another testament to what we’ve been missing in our TV viewing experience. Hopefully, “Insecure” isn’t …

“Insecure” Recap: Season 5, Ep. #5 – “Survival, Okay?”

In this episode of “Insecure”, we get a day-in-the-life-of-like view of our two main characters, Issa and Molly, and it’s quite the day. It starts off with Molly receiving oral sex from a date in the wee hours of the morning. Most importantly, we get another glimpse of just how in control Molly likes to …

Now of Age, Gen Z Has its Own Classic Black TV Shows & Movies

Real talk. Pinning down classic Black TV shows and movies that are unique and specific to Gen Z is difficult. It’s complex for a variety of reasons. For starters, how are we defining a Black classic? And how are we defining a Black classic that is specific to Gen Z? There’s a whole canon of …

“Insecure” Recap: Season 5, Ep. #4 – “Faulty, Okay?”

Another “Insecure” episode in the bag, and we have yet another episode that captured the hearts and minds of Black Twitter. So who’s side are you on? Issa’s or Nathans?  Okay, maybe this episode didn’t exactly boil down to that, but it is the aforementioned couple that drove most of this episode of “Insecure”, Faulty, …

“Insecure” Recap: Season 5, Episode 3 – “Pressure, Okay?”

“Insecure”: Season 5, Episode #3 – “Pressure, Okay?”  Finally! We get to see what Lawrence is up to in this latest episode of “Insecure”. Last we saw him (“Insecure”, Season 5, Episode #1), he was picking Issa up from the airport, asking a mind-wandering Issa what she wanted to eat, and then gets dumped as …

“Insecure” Recap: Season 5, Episode 2 – “Growth, Okay?”

The “Insecure” Fast Forward: Issa and Molly When we ended episode 1 of this last season of “Insecure”, Molly and Issa started an awkward new phase in their friendship in which they were seemingly re-figuring out how to be around one another. The episode ended with them being robbed at gunpoint, a traumatic event that …

“Insecure” Recap: Season 5 Premiere – “Reunited, Okay?”

It’s back! Don’t act like you aren’t excited by it. It’s been about a year and half since we had a new episode of “Insecure,” and as this crazy world only seems to get crazier, it couldn’t have come at a better time.  Let’s get to recapping!  We’ll tackle Episode #1 of Season #5 (the …

Blackish: Is it the best Black sitcom ever? And where are its flowers?

Blackish will, unfortunately, end after its upcoming 8th season, but can you believe we’ve already had 7 seasons of Blackish?  Admittedly, when it first dropped in September of 2014, I wasn’t too sure about the show. The only promise it had was my love for both Tracee Ellis Ross, who I loved from watching Girlfriends, …

“The Game” Returns: Black Millenial TV Viewers Get Their Show Back

Not long before the debut of The Game, I graduated from college in 2006. A young, dumb kid, full of ambition, lacking any discernable skills of value. I thought I had all the answers and that the employers who were interested in my services would genuflect toward me for the rest of my career.  Wow! …

The Black TV Shows That Got Us Through 2020: Top 5 Shows of the Covid-19 Pandemic

The Covid (20)19 virus that carried over into 2020 and is setting 2021 off on the wrong foot has been miserable for all. For Americans, you would’ve thought our many riches, advanced healthcare, and scientific expertise would have allowed us to get through this better than most.  We didn’t.  And if you’re black it has …