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A Black Lady Sketch Show

Melayna Posted by Melayna at August 6, 2019 18:10:53 August 6, 2019 18:10:53
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It was just this past January that it was announced that brilliantly vibrant comedian, former talk show host, and comedy writer Robin Thede would be creating A Black Lady Sketch Show on HBO. Executive produced by Thede herself and Issa Rae, it was clear that the project would be special, and it did not disappoint when it premiered last Friday. Full Story

Issa Rae: all she does is win

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 14, 2019 17:03:23 June 14, 2019 17:03:23
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If you haven’t seen this yet, your Friday is about to get better.  At the Women in Film gala the other night, Issa Rae was presented with the inaugural Emerging Entrepreneur award. During her acceptance speech, instead of being humble, she was …  I don’t want to say “not humble”, because that’s not the point. Full Story

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Little history

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 3, 2019 17:06:54 April 3, 2019 17:06:54
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Kathleen texted me on Monday night. “Are we seeing Little together opening weekend?” My response: F-CK. YES. We should see it twice.”  We are serious about this. We might see it back to back. Like Prem said Full Story

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Oh MY GOD, Marsai Martin

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 10, 2019 19:47:58 January 10, 2019 19:47:58
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I’ve talked about how I feel about black-ish, right? If you’re new here, do a site search for “black-ish”. You should find reading material that will take up a couple of hours. I almost had a black-ish crisis the other night when I thought that the show would be preempted for Donald Trump’s primetime uselessness. Full Story

Issa Rae gets a rom-com

Sarah Posted by Sarah at October 12, 2018 19:22:51 October 12, 2018 19:22:51

Well, I assume it’s a rom-com. Issa Rae will be starring in a movie called American Princess about an American woman who moves to London and falls in love “in a very unexpected way”. I assume that means she falls in love with a royal. And I assume it’s a romantic comedy because we need something to provide relief from the horror—existential and actual—of life right now. Full Story

Issa Rae: Emmys Best Jumpsuit

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at September 18, 2018 11:09:47 September 18, 2018 11:09:47
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Duana, Lainey, and I are fighting about Issa Rae’s powder blue jumpsuit. They didn’t like the colour. Or the fit of the crotch. I loved everything. I think the pale hue looks beautiful on her and the plunge is just right. I love that she wore pants. I know I’m biased when it comes to Issa Rae but I think I’d love this Vera Wang jumpsuit even if Jessica Biel was wearing it. Full Story


Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at September 5, 2018 18:33:00 September 5, 2018 18:33:00

This is a post about Issa Rae. I swear this is a post about Issa Rae. I feel slightly guilty for naming a post about Issa Rae after a male character on her show instead of her but you know what, she is responsible for giving us Nathan and for that we are forever indebted, so I am not sorry. Our collective thirst for Nathan is really a reflection of the solid writing and casting on Insecure, which is a direct compliment to Issa Rae. Full Story