The Blend: The Out 100, ‘Vicious’ Is Back and How Gay Is ‘Franklin And Bash?’

Out 100: The annual list of the hottest in LGBT entertainment, activism and visibility was released yesterday and the first twenty are online to check out on the Out website. Besides personal favorites like the men of HBO’s “Looking” Billy Eichner, Greg Berlanti, “Faking It“star Michael J. Willett, author Armistead Maupin  and NBA’s Jason Collins, it’s also great to see […]

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‘American Horror Story: Freak Show:’ What To Expect From The Latest (Demented) Season

Send in the clowns…NOT! Well, not if they’re the clowns of FX’s horrific “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” which premieres tonight.  Having gotten a glimpse of the first two episodes of the new season of the insanely popular anthology series, the name ‘Freak Show’ is apt and, well, it’s just as fun and crazy as […]

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Flashback: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Sherri Shepherd, Common and Keke Palmer attend the 2011 Common Ground Foundation gala fundraiser in Chicago. (Photo: Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images)

Keke Palmer, Sherri Shepherd Cast in Broadway’s ‘Cinderella;’ Oprah Stuns in Catsuit & More

Sherri Shepherd will help Keke Palmer make Broadway history next month and Oprah Winfrey’s turning heads with her latest magazine cover. Plus, there’s my weekly watchlist and what’s hot (Malia Obama being Malia Obama) and not (Joan River’s talking about babies).

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"Today" co-anchors Willie Geist and Tamron Hall listen as celebrity hairstylist Johnny Wright shares tips for curly hair. (Photo: TODAY)

‘Today’s’ Hair Tips for Curly Girls, Nia Long’s New WE tv Series & More Drama Surrounding Whitney Houston Biopic

Happy Hump Day! Much to share today including “Today” co-anchor Tamron Hall’s natural hair care tips, Nia Long dishing on her new TV series “The Divide” with the ladies of “The Talk” and the latest drama surrounding Lifetime’s Whitney Houston biopic. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Zoe Saldana’s pregnant!) and not (the teen […]

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Deborah Cox To Sing in Whitney Houston Biopic, Tupac Musical Bombs on Broadway & More

We’re one day away from the start of the weekend and I’ve got a couple of things for you to chew on: My thoughts on Whitney Houston’s vocals not being included in her Lifetime TV biopic, why I think Bobby Brown was the ‘ish back in the day and the failed Tupac Shakur musical. Plus, […]

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Emmy Nominations 2014: Where Are All the Asians?

The Emmy nominations were announced last week and as usual, the internet reacted accordingly. TV critics, bloggers, and the general denizens of pop culture took to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and every other social media outlet to let the world know what they thought of the newly announced nominees—but the biggest focus, as expected, was who […]

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YaYa DaCosta Alafia To Play Whitney Houston, B. Smith Battles Alzheimer’s Plus Audra McDonald Does It Again and Other Big Tony Winners

Greetings and Salutations! Here’s your daily dose of black entertainment news to get your week started: YaYa DaCosta Alafia is prepping to channel Whitney Houston in a Lifetime biopic, Lifestyle guru B. Smith shared that she has Alzheimer’s and Audra McDonald makes Tony Award history. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Lil’ Kim is […]

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‘The Real’ Gets Return Date, ‘Scandal’s’ Columbus Short Locked Up, ‘Gone with the Wind’ Prequel Planned & More

Lots of chattering going on today about black entertainment news. The good, the bad and the ugly includes “Scandal” star Columbus Short’s arrest, “The Real” getting a return date and a planned novel centered around the “Gone with the Wind” Mammy character. Get the deets below.

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Can’t Stop Watching: Oprah Looks to Make Broadway Debut, Jill Scott Joins ‘The Voice,’ What’s Hot/Not & More

Oprah didn’t get an Oscar nod for her work in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” but maybe she’ll take home a Tony instead. The media maven’s hoping to make her Broadway debut in “Night Mother,” according to The New York Times.

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