Recently I was reminded of something. In this era of awareness concerning diversity, it’s been all too easy for me to believe that because the creators of certain projects are Black they would take greater care to accurately portray members of the African diaspora. Surely, after being annoyed by biased, inaccurate representation, African-American creators would… Continue reading She’s Gotta Be Kidding
This morning I noticed something. Here’s FOX’s 2016-2017 schedule. Sleepy Hollow isn’t returning until the middle of the season. (From what I can remember, that’s when…? January?) Although upset over Abbie’s elimination, I’ve been thinking. Last night, I came up with what I think is an appropriate analogy. In my opinion, this season’s finale was Sleepy Hollow… Continue reading FOX’s Kobiyashi
For those who missed that last scene: Yesterday I saw a prompt to discuss what people think will happen on season 2 of Underground. My mind went in several different directions… Rosalee will be working as Harriet Tubman’s apprentice (for lack of a better word). I’m glad to know that Harriet is a character in… Continue reading Imagining Underground – What’s next?
Since childhood, I’ve been curious about my heritage. I’m first-generation Caribbean-Canadian. I didn’t pay much attention to this fact until I was older. However, there was one thing that I understood above anything else: I wasn’t only Canadian, but North American. A part of me has always been fascinated by the history of Black people… Continue reading Watch It!: Underground
Are you ready? Tonight’s the night! I’ve seen Scandal. The pilot, via iTunes, and…Snippets here and there. I know it’s good. EVERYONE knows it’s good. But the show I’m waiting for is How to Get Away With Murder. Viola Davis is back, looking better than ever. Not “classically beautiful” my ass! “Be careful who you… Continue reading TGIT? #HTGAWM!!
The other day I had the chance to sit in on some great conversations about television. One concept that was brought up was the magic that happens when a show “gets it”. That’s when a program is able to connect to its audience by offering a realistic portrayal of its audience’s life. Currently, I work… Continue reading Mr. D and The Day Job