Everything is Competence Porn and That is Good

The reviews for Ridley Scott's The Martian has been summed up as "competence porn" by many critics because it shows an intelligent person "science the sh*t" out of a bad situation. It seems like the 2009 coined term, competence porn, has a bad reputation when it shouldn't. Every inch and cranny of our media consumption shows …

The Philosophy of Halt and Catch Fire

Published on the Celebritycafe.com 2015 has been a weird year for TV. Empire was the hottest show in the beginning of the year and Game of Thrones is currently the biggest show every time of the year. The irony is that these two popular shows are treated differently. GOT is proclaimed as a prestige show …

5 Reasons Atlanta Is the New Hotbed for the Entertainment Industry

Originally Posted on Blerds. Written By Ricky Riley There is a reason Atlanta is called the Empire City of the South. Like New York City, Atlanta has become a cultural center for the arts and entertainment industry. Many celebrities make the city their home, such as rapper and actor T.I., director Tyler Perry, singer and actress Brandy …

Rupert Murdoch and ‘Empire’s’ Hold on Black America

Just this Wednesday, 2015’s biggest smash hit Empire, had its season finale drawing in 17 million viewers to ever growing viewership. Empire is probably my favorite show of 2015 so far beating out Archer and How to Get Away with Murder. The show has everything a good drama should have and every week its packs …

Black Voice Actors

Regina King King has had many iconic acting roles in shows like Southland (2009-13) and 227 (1985-90) and in 1990s films like Poetic Justice, Boyz n the Hood, Friday and Jerry Maguire. However, she has also voiced the iconic Huey and Riley Freeman from The Boondocks (2005-14). See more at: http://blerds.atlantablackstar.com/2015/03/12/10-black-voice-actors-you-didnt-know-were-behind-some-of-tvs-most-popular-animated-characters/2/#sthash.4djWn5wF.dpuf

The Money of Gender Inequality: Capitalism reinforces the gender binary and it can also destroy it

I started working at the age of 16 in an attempt to make enough money to buy fast food and go to the movies.  Ever since that young age I have had 10 female superiors in every job that I worked. Just twenty years ago, the field of journalism and media was dominated by white …

#BlackLivesMatter: Riots And Rally Cries

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Underrated TV Shows of 2014: ‘The Knick,’ ‘Utopia’ and more | TheCelebrityCafe.com

Underrated TV Shows of 2014: 'The Knick,' 'Utopia' and more | TheCelebrityCafe.com.