5 TV Shows That Will Get You Through The Toughest Times Of Your Life

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve turned to fiction to help me deal with the harder parts of life. While I’ve never encountered a character that I felt was really like me (there aren’t a lot of black female protagonists to choose from, unfortunately), there are certain shows that can always get my mind off of things and take me away to a happier, less stressful place. Continue reading “5 TV Shows That Will Get You Through The Toughest Times Of Your Life”

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5 Feel-Good Shows To Binge Watch While You’re Snowed In

Being snowed in sucks, but it sucks even more if you don’t have anything good to watch. If you’re not the type who likes to ingest emotionally-heavy shows in one sitting but you’d like something a little more immersive than a movie, here are 5 shows to add to your Netflix list. They’re entertaining and feel-good, but not so dumb that it’ll annoy you (well, not that much, anyway). These shows are just good, clean fun, and ain’t nothing wrong with that. Continue reading “5 Feel-Good Shows To Binge Watch While You’re Snowed In”

‘Underground’ Is The Slavery Drama You Need To Get Excited About

 

One of the greatest crimes of mainstream media is that there aren’t more stories about slavery being told. Sure, A&E has that Roots remake in the works (starring T.I., among others. I know, right? Wtf?), but let’s get rid of the idea that there can only be one interpretation when it comes to shared black experiences. Continue reading “‘Underground’ Is The Slavery Drama You Need To Get Excited About”

The Walking Dead S4 Deleted Scene They Never Should Have Cut

This week in nerd rage: my displeasure with the final line of The Walking Dead’s season 4 finale was rekindled. Ever since the tension was beautifully mounted in the last few moments, only for Rick to utter that watered down nonsense (“They’re screwing with the wrong people”), I’ve basically been making this face: Continue reading “The Walking Dead S4 Deleted Scene They Never Should Have Cut”