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Get Out of Jail Free: Scandal Episode 506 Recap

For the first time since season 2, episode 2 of Scandal, I missed an episode recap. I was in Egypt last week and missed the episode. I got back on Tuesday night and was not able to get myself together fast enough to write the recap of last week’s episode …

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Being Mary Jane is Back Tonight with Season 3 and I’ll Be Watching!

I was at the first screening of the Being Mary Jane movie, 2 years ago in Chicago. Mara Brock Akil, creator and Executive Producer was there answering questions and showing love, and I was excited to be in the room to see what her latest project was about. Mara is …

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Dog-Whistle Politics: Scandal Episode 504 Recap

This week’s emoji on Twitter for the Scandal hashtag was a gladiator in a suit and that gave me a very giant tip. I definitely patted myself on the back for guessing a big part of the episode. Let’s talk about it. Rebuilding Empire – Jake is visiting Papa Pope …

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Paris is Burning: Scandal Episode 503 Recap

Season 5 of Scandal has brought on clue-dropping through the emoji following the #Scandal hashtag on Twitter. Episode 1 was an emoji of a black woman and white man with a heart between them (clearly Fitz and Liv). Episode 2 was a red power tool (because Gavin tried to use …

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Yes: Scandal Episode 502 Recap

Scandal has done one thing well in all its seasons, and that is to keep throwing curveballs where you don’t expect. We might have gotten better at solving the cases Olivia and them get but they have kept me on my toes. The ending of this episode was a good …

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Heavy is the Head: Scandal Season 5 Premiere Recap

Scandal (and the entire TGIT lineup) is back and I was so damb ready. You know when you don’t realize how sleepy you are but when you hit the bed, the next thing that happens is you wake up 7 hours later with your shoes still on? That was me. …

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Regina, Uzo, Viola and The Blackest Emmy Awards Ever

I (and countless others) have spent years complaining about the monochrome Emmy Awards (read: my post on 2013 Emmy Awards Embodied TV’s White Problem). It is usually a show that is white people giving other white people every award, and the audience is sprinkled with a few Black and brown …

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Houston! I’m Coming to Host an Empire Watch Party!

My people! So Fall TV kicks back off next week and our favorite shows are returning. Empire is on Wednesday, September 23 and Scandal (and the entire TGIT lineup) is back the next day. Anywho, I’m excited because I’ve partnered with Rosa Regale to host a watch party for Empire’s …

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The 2015 BET Awards Did My Youngold Heart Some Good

On a scale of the Oscars to I Don’t Even Mind That Much That This Show is Longer Than Some Marriages, the 2015 BET Awards was an 8. I looked at my recaps of past years’ BET Awards and I saw that I’ve actually really enjoyed most of them. It …

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The Maury Povich Show is a National Treasure

I googled and it says the Maury Povich show first aired on September 9, 1991. That show is only 6 years younger than me. WOWSIES. I just wanted to do an ode to one of the funniest, most foolery-filled shows on television. Even to this day, Maury is unfuggwitable because …

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