Last night Scandal turned into 24 and dumped torture porn on us Scandalistas.
Saturday night, SNL tried to defuse criticism for its persistent lack of black women comediennes in its cast in the only way it could -- through humor. Kerry Washington hosted, and was forced to play Michelle Obama, Oprah and Beyonce.
Whelp, it's official ... this is officially one of the most troublesome seasons of "SNL" in recent history, even though it has nothing to do with the quality of the show. (Not that the quality has been great, but it's been OK considering all of the cast changes.)
Scandal is a political drama with enough thrills, sex, romance, power-hungry politicians, and yes, scandals, to fill a six-month quota in just one episode.
Over the course of watching this series, I have come to realize that Olivia is a great example of a successful entrepreneur. Here is my list of the top five traits I believe businesswomen can learn from Olivia.
The reality is that what Daddy Pope tells Olivia is what so many black and minority parents tell their sons and daughters: Be better than best, be smarter than smart, be more than all you can be.
What makes Scandal such a sizzling show is that you root for every single character, good or bad. There is some underlying characteristic or quality that have you invested and wishing whatever circumstance they find themselves on will dissolve.
Sure, we've all decided on our favorite looks from the Emmy's. Some of us even had opinions before the stars set foot out of their cars. Like me with Lena Dunham. I always know she's going to look mildly disheveled. Is that fair? No. Is it true? Yes.
Thank you, thank you, anonymous benefactor (Gary? Was that you?). How privileged we are to be privy to the uncensored inner thoughts of all these talented actors. We just had to share them with the world.
A new first lady sails onto the list, joining three top athletes, pop music's reigning queen, and a Rolling Stone. The best-dressed field may be ever shifting, but there's some classic glamour behind the looks of this year's honorees.
"You were born into a society which spelled out with brutal clarity and in as many ways as possible that you were a worthless human being." -- James B...
When Emmy Award nominations are unveiled Thursday morning at 8:35 a.m. ET, Netflix's new House of Cards will become the first web-based series to compete in a top category.
This past week there has been a fair amount of coverage regarding the appearance of women of colour in high fashion print ads, as well as on magazine covers.
Cheers of excitement from women and disappointment from men flooded timelines across the country leaving many to wonder how the highly publicized star was able to maintain such a high profile relationship and no one ever know.
Let's return to the democratic values our country was founded on and stop penalizing the Dixie Chicks for preserving their belief, however unpopular at the time, that the Iraq War and the violence it caused was un-American.
Unfortunately, for one of Washington's biggest spectator sports, not only are the rules not clear, the game itself is always out of focus. So in the public interest, herewith is a primer to "Scandal." Not the TV show, but the Congressional show.