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The Walking Dead: The Heart Wins, the Head Loses

Darryl Woodard | Posted 11.24.2015 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

Glenn is still a Houdini. Surviving by his escape artistry previously mentioned in my Huffpost October 30, 2015 blog titled, "The Walking Dead: Michonne, a Leader Exemplar," about season 6 episode 3. The heart won.

The Walking Dead: Michonne, a Leader Exemplar

Darryl Woodard | Posted 10.30.2015 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

Fans are freaked about season 6 episode 3, titled, "Thank You." Though my head says Glenn died my heart says otherwise for he's already proven to be a Houdini escape artist. And there's Michonne, who shines.

The Walking Dead: Season 6 Premiere a Marvelous Magnum Force

Darryl Woodard | Posted 10.16.2015 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

The season 6 premiere starkly presented how two factions face imminent peril. There's the Alexandrians, who've always been naïve at best, and negligent at worst. And Rick's group, always exigent, and ready to go downtown.

'The Walking Dead' Star Slays In Vibrant Photoshoot

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 10.14.2015 | Black Voices

Danai Gurira is not only the sword-swinging, ass-kicking Michonne on "The Walking Dead" -- she's also a playwright. In an interview with DuJour m...

Fashion Trends: The Inverted-Martini Skirt or What to Wear on July 4th

Margaret Gardiner | Posted 07.06.2015 | Style
Margaret Gardiner

Fashion is fickle and comes in waves, rushing up onto the shores of consciousness, soaking the landscape so it becomes more than a trend, before receding to be re-invented, a decade or two later.

Battling the First Act Blues

George Heymont | Posted 05.15.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

Last fall, as Mike Daisey was performing his new tetralogy entitled The Great Tragedies, he recounted some of his experiences as a student in London. One of his acting teachers was a fierce martinet with a habit of interrupting her students by yelling "YOU'RE BORING ME! "

The Walking Dead: Season 5 Finale Blasts Full Afterburners!

Darryl Woodard | Posted 06.02.2015 | TV
Darryl Woodard

A great story, powered by wonderful acting and masterfully paced edge of your seat suspense throughout, along with riveting moments. All of that, and ...

Why Michonne Must Live: Actress Danai Gurira Gives Us Exactly What We Need Right Now

Angela D. Coleman | Posted 05.20.2015 | Black Voices
Angela D. Coleman

Danai Gurira is multi-talented acting force of nature, super-fabulous in bringing such emotional depth to her role on The Walking Dead. Her performance is the kind we have not seen lately, in the sci-fi drama genre or, frankly, any other genre.

The Walking Dead: Let's Meet the Neighbors

Darryl Woodard | Posted 05.17.2015 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

Sasha seems to be the only one of Rick's group who hasn't accepted their new surroundings. Yet I actually believe she will later.That's what The Walking Dead show is about: character growth and continually-evolving story lines.

The Walking Dead: Season 5 Continues the Show's Enduring Resonance

Darryl Woodard | Posted 05.05.2015 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

It was an episode that eased up on the accelerator a bit. An episode where everyone needed a profound time of respite. And it's no wonder the previous episode was titled, "The Distance."

Do You Have a Balanced Body? Take This Test to Find Out

SELF | Posted 04.20.2015 | Healthy Living

This no-equipment-needed series, created by Dylan Schenk of Cross Train studio in Hollywood, targets potential imbalances that, over time, can lead to pain and injury. Try adding it to your warmup three to four times a week.

The Walking Dead: A Night of Reckoning... Rick's Way!

Darryl Woodard | Posted 12.31.2014 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

Thirteen point eight million U.S. viewers on October 26, 2014, Sunday night, had watched their TV sets during The Walking Dead season five episode three titled, "Four Walls and a Roof."

The Walking Dead: Its' Domestic and Foreign Fan Reach

Darryl Woodard | Posted 12.14.2014 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

The Walking Dead like another TV show The Game of Thrones, are both primal shows each asking a question.

On Stage Kiss Helmer Rebecca Taichman

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.01.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

A director's work is often tricky to review on the basis of one production -- in the case of a first work, it is often unclear what is a director's idea versus what is a stage direction in the script itself. It is also hard for people to separate actors' choices from a director's touch. But after a period of watching a director's work, you get it.

The Walking Dead: An Emmy-worthy Drama

Darryl Woodard | Posted 04.29.2014 | TV
Darryl Woodard

Mad Men currently is a winner of 15 Emmy Awards, with three for writing. Breaking Bad is a winner of 10 Emmy Awards with six for acting. Both are praiseworthy, but The Walking Dead is equal parts high-caliber acting and high-caliber writing.

'The Walking Dead' Cast Looks Very Different

Posted 02.09.2014 | TV

The fourth season of "The Walking Dead" returns tonight, Feb. 9, and one thing is for certain: there will be blood. Over the four seasons the main ...

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.13.2013 | Black Voices

June Ambrose was out turning heads on Wednesday at a screening of "The Counselor" hosted by Emporio Armani, GQ and The Cinema Society in New York City...

Here's Why Michonne Is The Best

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 10.13.2013 | TV

Michonne is the best part of "The Walking Dead." Simply the best. Better than all the rest. Sorry, didn't mean to derail with Tina Turner. The sil...

My Conversation With Danai Gurira

Tavis Smiley | Posted 12.10.2013 | Black Voices
Tavis Smiley

In addition to giving us a peek into the upcoming season premiere of The Walking Dead, she talks about African representation in the movies and her critically acclaimed role in the upcoming movie Mother of George.

Hit and Myth: Mother of George

Laura Shamas, Ph.D. | Posted 11.23.2013 | Entertainment
Laura Shamas, Ph.D.

Infertility and its spiraling marital repercussions are the central focus of Mother of George, a riveting new film written by Darci Picoult, and directed by Andrew Dosunmu.

Meet The Woman Behind Michonne

Vulture | Posted 09.09.2013 | TV

Disappointingly in some ways, Danai Gurira does not show up to meet me on Macdougal Street leading a pair of armless zombies on leashes, their jaws ha...

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.02.2013 | Black Voices

Zoe Saldana looked stunning in stripes for the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards. The actress, who is currently working on the Nina Simone biopic,...

Laura Prudom

'The Walking Dead' Cast Preview War With The Governor | Laura Prudom | Posted 03.02.2013 | TV

AMC's "The Walking Dead" only has five episodes remaining in Season 3, which means that tensions between our core group at the prison and The Governor...

David Lohr

The Walking Dead: Secrets Revealed At 2012 New York Comic Con (PHOTOS & VIDEO) | David Lohr | Posted 10.15.2012 | Weird News

NEW YORK -- Comic book enthusiasts, writers, illustrators, celebrities and some 115,000 attendees gathered this weekend in New York City for the seven...

Chris Harnick

'The Walking Dead' Boss On Michonne, Major Deaths & More | Chris Harnick | Posted 10.09.2012 | TV

"The Walking Dead" will have new life in Season 3. Viewers have showrunner Glen Mazzara and new characters Michonne (Danai Gurira) and the Governor (D...