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The Candidate: Scandal Episode 511 Recap

Sooooo the way my travel schedule has been set up and will continue to be, it will be hard for me to get these recaps up before Sunday. Scandal comes on Thursday nights and for the next 4 weeks, I will be out of town for the live-airing. It would …

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It’s Hard Out Here for a General: Scandal Episode 510 Recap

SCANDAL IS BACK, SNITCHES!!! I wrote a piece the other day on what I’ve thought the trailer meant, so read that. But let’s get right to it. I’m thirsty. Dining Pope – We land 6 months past where we left, and Sally Langston is still being Petty Labelle on her …

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Scandal is Back Tomorrow But Old Olivia Might Be Gone

Chile… now you know the last two months without my Gladiator baes of Scandal have been tough. Thursdays ain’t been the same since Olivia Pope and her crew of Misfit Toys left us for winter break. Tomorrow, though? They are gonna be back, snatching all our edges and making us …

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Sounds Like James Franco is Columbussing Zola’s Story (UPDATE: Zola is Involved)

Remember the chaos-filled story that a stripped named Zola tweeted (read: Lessons from Zola’s Story: The Great Saga of Trapping and Mayhem)? Of course you do. The epic tale took us all by storm and the internet spent like a week talking about it, which by today’s standards is a long time …

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The People vs. OJ Simpson: Episode 1 Recap

FX’s The People v. OJ Simpson 16-episode series premiered last night, pulling us into the chaos of the “trial of the century.” It’s one of those things that people remember where they were as it went down. As the white Bronco sped through the highway, as he tried on the …

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Aretha Franklin is Every Older Black Woman at the Kennedy Center Honors

Last night was the airing of the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors, saluting Rita Moreno, George Lucas, Cicely Tyson, Seiji Ozawa and Carole King. Aretha Franklin performed “Natural Woman” to a standing ovation to honor Carole. President Obama and FLOTUS Shellie were getting their entire good times because the Queen of Soul …

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Being Mary Jane’s Season 3 Was the Best Yet

Last night was Being Mary Jane’s season 3 finale (I livetweeted it and got on Periscope afterwards to talk about it), and it felt like it came very quick! 10 episodes swooped by, and I love what they’ve done with the show. Having watched it from the very start, from movie to season …

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So I Watched Chi-Raq the Movie: My Review

Spike Lee has never been known for his subtlety as a filmmaker and that is surely not going to change with his latest movie, Chi-Raq. The title is in your face, and so is everything else about it. It’s a film that has been drowning in controversy since it was …

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Scandal Ep 509 (Winter Finale) Recap

Yo. Scandal’s winter finale was beautiful. I loved this episode and it reminded me of the 752 episode in how it tugged at heartstrings, without much action, but through the words. In case you forget that Shonda Rhimes and her team are master wordsmiths, this episode was a reminder. Also, …

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Even The Devil Deserves a Second Chance: Scandal Episode 507 Recap

I was gone last week so I’m just getting a chance to catch up with Scandal. Here’s the recap. Better late than never! Victory Short Lived – President Ghost does a press conference to apologize to parents about his personal business during this whole impeachment ordeal. He tells America he …

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