Chadwick Boseman: 1976 – 2020

I first saw Chadwick Boseman in the film 42, depicting Jackie Robinson during his early years with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Chad's performance had me glued to the screen, and with me being the nerd I am, I had to find out more about this newcomer that had such brilliant acting chops. One of the coolest… Continue reading Chadwick Boseman: 1976 – 2020

July 2020: The Month That Had No Chill!

2020 as a whole is a trip, but July (my birthday month!) was off the damn chain!

John Witherspoon: 1942 – 2019

*Sigh*  We lost another legend. When I was a little girl, House Party was one of my favorite movies; it still is, to be honest.  One of the funniest scenes in the film was the one where Play's neighbor, Mr. Strickland, is yelling at the kids next door about all the noise they're making...when he's… Continue reading John Witherspoon: 1942 – 2019

John Singleton: 1968 – 2019

I was 10 years old when I first watched Boyz N the Hood, and I hate to sound like a cliche, but it not only changed things within the black film genre, it forever changed the way I viewed Los Angeles.  Before I knew John Singleton existed, I thought LA was a beautiful city that… Continue reading John Singleton: 1968 – 2019

Luke Perry: 1966 – 2019

When I was a child back in the early '90s, it was all about Beverly Hills, 90210.  There were board games, dolls, clothes; no matter where you went, someone was talking about the show.  After my mother jumped on the 90210 train when I was in sixth grade, I decided to get on it myself,… Continue reading Luke Perry: 1966 – 2019