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Why Krugman's Vocabulary Needs to Be Refreshed

Gina Athena Ulysse | Posted 12.07.2014 | Media
Gina Athena Ulysse

Paul Krugman's "Voodoo Economics, The Next Generation" does not make any more sense today than it did back in 1980 when presidential candidate G. W. Bush used this term to criticize Ronald Reagan's claim that cutting taxes on the rich would actually -- "magically" lead to greater economic growth.

Entertaining Violence: A Day of Blood, Guts, and Guns, All for Fun!

David Toussaint | Posted 12.06.2014 | Entertainment
David Toussaint

8 a.m. Wake up, pour coffee, get paper. After reading about bloodshed and war, move on to the Entertainment Section for much-needed relief.

Lauren Weber

How to Get Away With Murder Recap: Everybody Lies | Lauren Weber | Posted 10.03.2014 | Entertainment

Everybody lies. Defendants, lawyers, witnesses, husbands, and even law students. And as our anti-hero Annalise Keating points out, that makes pretty m...

What Does Shonda Have to Be Angry About? Nothing -- She Just Murdered Thursday Night!

Justin C. Young | Posted 12.02.2014 | Black Voices
Justin C. Young

This is historic, not just because she is a woman, not just because she is black, and not just because she is Shonda Rhimes; this is unprecedented for anyone and has never been done in television before on this scale.

TV Writer Explains Why 'Post-Racial' Is A 'Facade' In Scripted Television

Posted 10.06.2014 | Black Voices

With the conversation surrounding diversity in television continuing to be a hot button topic across America, many are questioning how much of an impa...

How to Get Away with Murder, Where Race Doesn't Matter

Lonna Saunders | Posted 11.29.2014 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

For in creator Shonda Rhimes' ABC Network Thursday night three-show slate of Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder, race doesn't matter.

#TGIT Was A HUGE Success

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 09.26.2014 | Entertainment

Shonda Rimes owns Thursday nights. ABC marketed Thursday's new lineup as #TGIT, airing Rhimes' three shows, "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and newcomer "...

Lauren Weber

Here's Your First 'How To Get Away With Murder' Recap | Lauren Weber | Posted 09.26.2014 | Entertainment

“How to Get Away With Murder” opens with a murder. No one is surprised. After a dark and mysterious flash forward that features four 20-somethi...

'How To Get Away With Murder' 101: The First Lesson

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 09.26.2014 | Entertainment

Welcome to "How To Get Away With Murder," where a law procedural turns into a college murder mystery, which turns into a sexy story of lust and betray...

All The Crazy Things That Happened On The 'Scandal' Season 4 Premiere

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 09.26.2014 | Entertainment

"Scandal" is back for Season 4 and we finally know where Olivia Pope went on that plane. Here are all the crazy, insane, bonkers, "Scandal"-rific mome...

6 Ways To Stop Being An Angry Black Woman

Kadia Blagrove | Posted 11.25.2014 | Black Voices
Kadia Blagrove

Thanks to a recent New York Times article, I learned what makes a black woman appear angry. All this time I thought I was just being a regular person with regular emotions. Turns out, black women are to be extra cautious of our actions and behavior.

Ain't I a Woman, New York Times and Vogue?

Ronda Lee | Posted 11.25.2014 | Women
Ronda Lee

At women's professional groups, I am frustrated by the lack of women of color represented and the sea of sameness among their ranks. I am tired of Vogue magazine and now the New York Times insisting that only a European woman's shape is beautiful.

Wu-Tang's Inspectah Deck on Tech, Race and Politics

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 11.24.2014 | Technology
Lauren DeLisa

It's been a particularly abundant whirlwind several days as one thinks about recent events within pop culture as they intersect with tech.

Neither Shonda Rhimes, Nor Her Characters, Are Angry Black Women

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.24.2014 | Black Voices

Shonda Rhimes is more than just a one-dimensional stereotype, but from reading Alessandra Stanley’s recent New York Times essay on the TV pioneer, y...

Maureen Ryan

Shonda Rhimes, The New York Times And Why We Need 'Black-ish' | Maureen Ryan | Posted 09.26.2014 | Entertainment

It was pretty clever of ABC to get the New York Times to do stealth marketing for the network's promising new comedy, "Black-ish," which premieres Wed...

NY Times' Shonda Rhimes Scandal Gets Worse And Worse

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.22.2014 | Media

The scandal surrounding the New York Times' piece on television titan Shonda Rhimes keeps getting worse. The Times' Alessandra Stanley set the Inte...

What Happened When Shonda Rhimes Was Called An 'Angry Black Woman'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.20.2014 | Entertainment

Shonda Rhimes, along with much of the Internet, wasn't too happy on Friday after New York Times television critic Alessandra Stanley wrote that the ac...

Shonda Rhimes Takes Down NY Times Critic Over Offensive Article

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.19.2014 | Media

Shonda Rhimes had little patience on Friday for the way the television critic of the New York Times wrote about her and her shows. Alessandra Stanl...

How Shonda Rhimes Became A TV Legend | Posted 09.18.2014 | Entertainment

Thursday nights on ABC now officially belong to Shonda Rhimes: The 44-year-old writer, producer, and director will premiere "How to Get Away With Murd...

Shonda Rhimes Rules the World: Ultimate Lessons Learned from the Scandal, Grey's Anatomy, How to Get Away With Murder Creator

Tywan Wade | Posted 11.18.2014 | College
Tywan Wade

Shonda Rhimes. Her name alone elicits the kind of prestigious, yet thrilling notion that John Gresham or Dick Wolf would have in the mid-nineties. But this time around, she's a powerhouse of inspiration and childhood nostalgia that I could've never imagined looking up to in all of my 19 years of being a straight American male.

Ellen Pompeo Has No Plans To Act After 'Grey's Anatomy'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 09.11.2014 | Entertainment

Longtime "Grey's Anatomy" star Ellen Pompeo dropped a minor bombshell at Wednesday night's BuzzFeed Brews panel, which featured the three stars of Sho...

The 2014 Fall TV Schedule (Kind of)

Spencer Green | Posted 11.07.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

CBS - Jackie Gleason: Zero Emmys, Jim Parsons: Four Emmys; There Must Be a Legal Limit to How Many Shows Chuck Lorre Can Produce

Is This The End Of Meredith And Derek?

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.05.2014 | Entertainment

Hold on to your hearts, "Grey's" fans. "Grey's Anatomy" has finally released a trailer for Season 11, and it looks like it's a tough road ahead for...

Shonda Rhimes Will Play Herself On 'The Mindy Project'

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 08.28.2014 | Entertainment

Shonda Rhimes, will appear on "The Mindy Project," TV Line reports. The beloved purveyor of "Scandal," "Grey's Anatomy" and "Crossroads" will emerge f...

On the Town: Summer Fridays at 'Here Lies Love'

Suzy Evans | Posted 10.22.2014 | Arts
Suzy Evans

Summer might be winding down, but don't whip out your scarves and riding boots just yet -- unless they accentuate your disco dancing moves.