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Aziz Ansari’s speech was short

Duana Posted by Duana at January 8, 2018 13:10:26 January 8, 2018 13:10:26
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I really loved Master of None Season 2. I almost didn’t watch it, given that I found Season 1 fine, funny at times but not unmissable. Season 2 is a different story. There’s an ambitious arc, there’s Italy, there’s episodes that are doing ambitious things, including two Aziz himself is essentially not in. Full Story

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Lena Waithe’s own words

Sarah Posted by Sarah at January 4, 2018 17:08:09 January 4, 2018 17:08:09
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Last year, Lena Waithe became the first black woman to win an Emmy for writing in a comedy series, for her work on Master of None’s stellar “Thanksgiving” episode. This year, Waithe is launching her own show, The Chi, on Showtime. According to her profile in the New York Times Full Story

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Friday, September 22, 2017

Dear Gossips,

Before we wrap up Emmy week, let’s once again shout out Lena Waithe who became the first black woman to win an Emmy for comedy writing and who gave one of the best speeches of the night, if not the best speech of the night.  Read Full Intro

Lena Waithe: Emmys Best Dressed, Best Prepped (Duana)

Duana Posted by Duana at September 18, 2017 16:57:17 September 18, 2017 16:57:17
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If we have learned one thing from Taylor Swift, it is that there is no charm in fake surprise at an awards show win. Genuine surprise makes great TV – the gasping and gulping and ‘you like me!’ that fuels social media the next day—but the calm, faux splutter of ‘well gosh, I don’t know what to say, um… I mean, uh… my team, I…” is not cute. Full Story

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