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Fallon, Meyers prepare to join late night TV history

Fallon, Meyers prepare to join late night TV history

February 3, 2014


Filed under Arts

Johnny Carson, known as the King of Late Night, set the precedent for “The Tonight Show’s” casual and easygoing tone. In his record 30-year stint on the air, he influenced much of today’s late night lineup, namely David Letterman, Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon. NBC’s rich late-night history ...

Buzz builds for Sundance selections

Buzz builds for Sundance selections

February 3, 2014


Filed under Arts

The 2014 Sundance Film Festival showcased new films expected to please audiences in the coming year. For the past 30 years, the festival has provided an oasis for new and niche filmmakers to premiere their films and has become one of the most important independent film festivals in the United St...

Internet, YouTube offer slew of talented black female comediennes

Internet, YouTube offer slew of talented black female comediennes

October 23, 2013


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks

Last week, “Saturday Night Live” performer Kenan Thompson made the mistake of suggesting that the current lack of diversity on “SNL” results from female black performers in the comedy world not being “ready.” Unsurprisingly, Thompson’s comments have received major backlash, and for good ...

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