Category Archives: In The News

5 Reasons Why I Should be Picked to Replace Charlie Sheen on Two and a Half Men

Now that Charlie Sheen has officially been fired from his hit sitcom Two and a Half Men, everyone in Hollywood is scrambling to find out who (if anybody) will step in to the replace him.  Honestly, they’ve got some big shoes to fill.  Despite Sheen’s recent public rants and complete disregard for professionalism, he’s no slouch in Hollywood.  His irreverent, deadpan humor is a major part of the show’s success (Men consistently ranks in the top 20 prime time shows on television and averages about 15 million viewers per week).  Sheen has also been lauded many times for his work on Men (four Emmy

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If James Franco Can Do It, Why Can’t I?

James Franco I met James Franco, 32, two years ago at a Screen Actors Guild nominating screening of Milk.  After the screening, he did a Q&A where he talked about what attracted him to Milk and what it was like to work with (and kiss) Sean Penn.  He’s a great guy who’s smart, talented – and really comes off as stoned when he talks. Flash-forward to the long holiday weekend where I’m curled up with the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly (my favorite entertainment and pop culture glossy) and inside was an interview with Franco. He’s receiving a lot of

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A Review & My Two Cents: For Colored Girls

I said I wouldn’t talk about For Colored Girls, the Tyler Perry produced, written and directed big screen adaptation of the iconic 1975 Tony Award nominated play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf by Ntozake Shange. I was tired of reading and hearing about the film a week before it opened. The grumblings from die hard Shange fans reverberated throughout the internets – and rightly so. A Hollywood mogul whose films are filled with hackneyed themes and story lines on the Black experience was helming a treasured literary masterpiece written by a Black woman

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