Category: Black TV Shows

  • Insecure Characters at Tiffany's Going Away Party

    “Insecure” Recap: Season 5, Episode #9: ‘Out, Okay?’

    I ended my last post on “Insecure” wondering whether we’d get closure on Issa and Lawrence’s relationship. After watching Season 5, Episode #9, “Out, Okay?”, it seems like a foolish thing to have wondered. Of course, we’re going to get closure. However, while it’s clear it’s going to come, we didn’t get it in Episode […]

  • Issa Rae in Episode 8 of Insecure Season 5

    “Insecure” Recap: Season 5, Episode #8: ‘Choices, Okay?’

    In the episode before the penultimate episode of “Insecure,” we can really see them beginning to set up the finale of the series. From estate planning and wills to dreams deferred, the characters are thinking through some really big decisions that will really change the course of their lives–or at least the people around them.  […]

  • Issa Rae in Insecure Episode 6 of Season 5

    “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 […]

  • Molly and Issa Hugging in Insecure

    “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 […]

  • That's So Raven - A Gen Z Black Classic V Show

    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 - Nathan and Issa

    “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, […]

  • Lawrence of Insecure in Season 5 Episode 3

    “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 Season 5 Episode 2 - Growth Okay

    “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 Season 5 Premiere

    “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

    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, […]