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Maya Angelou dies at 86, once said ‘Against the cruelties of life, one must laugh’

Maya Angelou dies at 86, once said ‘Against the cruelties of life, one must laugh’

By | May 28, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments

Maya Angelou, celebrated author, poet, professor, dancer, musician, public speaker and activist, died today in her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Angelou was 86 years old. Truly a groundbreaking artist, Angelou rose to prominence after the 1969 publication of her memoir...

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Andy Dick and D.L. Hughley join Dancing with the Stars, Dick once turned down the ABC show

Andy Dick and D.L. Hughley join Dancing with the Stars, Dick once turned down the ABC show

By | February 26, 2013 at 2:54 pm | One comment

Comedians Andy Dick and D.L. Hughley will compete on the sixteenth season of ABC's hit show Dancing with the Stars this year, it was announced on Good Morning America today. But what people might not know is that Dick actually turned down an offer to be on the show during its...

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Watch the trailer for Kevin Avery’s ‘Thugs, The Musical’ with David Alan Grier, Margaret Cho

Watch the trailer for Kevin Avery’s ‘Thugs, The Musical’ with David Alan Grier, Margaret Cho

By | April 24, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments

With compelling musical numbers like "Who's That Keepin' It Real," “Drive-By” and “Oh No She Di-in’t,” how is it you've likely never heard of the smash hit stage show Thugs, The Musical? Well, for one. I lied. It's not a smash hit. And, secondly, it's not a real show....

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Fox should just bring back “In Living Color” for good

Fox should just bring back “In Living Color” for good

By | October 29, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 8 comments

Late Friday, Fox made the announcement they'd be bringing back iconic sketch comedy series In Living Color. Actually what they said is that they'd be airing two In Living Color 30-minute specials "based on" the original series this coming Spring-- produced and hosted by Keenen...

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