Not being Navajo, there were no “first laugh” ceremonies in my household. But who could forget their child’s first laugh? It’s like having one of the mysteries of life presented to you out of nowhere, right in your own house. That laugh comes from some unknown place deep inside. It may be a response to surprise (peekaboo… now, I’m here, now I’m gone, now I’m back again!) or who knows what, but it’s granted to us, imprinted on us, with a kind of inexpressible joy.
|By: Suzanne Friday November 22, 2013 10:00 pm|
|By: Lisa Derrick Friday November 8, 2013 6:00 pm|
Goldberg made the documentary, which features historic photos and clips of Mabley performing as well as interviews, because “A lot of young people have no sense of history. No sense of history of the United States. Moms is a great magnifying glass into the past.”
|By: Suzanne Friday November 1, 2013 10:00 pm|
|By: Sara Haile-Mariam Friday October 25, 2013 2:00 pm|
In an epic 10 minute interview on BBC’s Newsnight – Russell Brand calmly and meticulously addresses everything from income inequality to corruption to corporate interests to revolution while explaining how his opinions render it impossible for him to cast a ballot in good conscious.
|By: Sara Haile-Mariam Thursday October 17, 2013 2:00 pm|
It’s just been announced that Kerry Washington- star of the wildly popular ABC show Scandal as well as leading lady in movies that include The Last King of Scotland and Ray- has been tapped to host Saturday Night Live this November.
The decision was made weeks ago but the announcement comes at a point when the show’s cast has been engaged in a public discussion about its lack of black female cast members.
|By: Sara Haile-Mariam Thursday October 10, 2013 1:05 pm|
At this point it’s not a secret, the 113th United States Congress has a remarkable aptitude for perpetually sucking at life and people are noticing and talking back.
Fuck you Congress.
|By: Sara Haile-Mariam Wednesday September 11, 2013 2:00 pm|
The crowd at Hartford had something in mind that they wanted to see. They wanted to hear bits from The Chappelle show– when he refused to comply, they got angry. Not because his material was mediocre but because it wasn’t what they anticipated.
|By: Suzanne Friday September 6, 2013 10:00 pm|