*Shaking my head* Rest In Peace Martin Luther King Jr.
Bamboozled is a 2000 satirical film written and directed by Spike Lee about a modern televised minstrel show featuring black actors donning blackface makeup and the violent fall-out from the show’s success. The film was given a limited release by New Line Cinema during the fall of 2000, and was released on DVD the following year. Starring Damon Wayans, Jada Pinkett Smith, Paul Mooney, Mos Def, Canibus, The Roots, Savion Glover and Tommy Davidson. WARNING: Extreme profanity. [Thanks Lorna] Black British folk […]
UK COMEDY EVENT: AFRICA VERSES WEST INDIES – “WHOSE FOOT-BOTTOM IS MORE DRY, AFRICANS OR WEST INDIANS?”
It is good to see the hilarious Mr Fraser on the bill but the whole Africa verses West Indies comedy “battle”, where comedians from West Indian and African backgrounds attempt to destroy each other’s cultural backgrounds with some outrageous/too close to the bone put downs has been done to death now. And I see that “Urban” comic Kevin J is going to be the ” show referee”.The same Kevin J who was booed and heckled at last year’s Screen Nation Awards (the […]
UK NEWS: TV CHEF ANTONY WORRALL THOMPSON SAYS PAST ‘ BULLYING AND SEXUAL ABUSE’ IS TO BLAME FOR HIM STEALING WINE AND CHEESE FROM TESCO
Earlier this month it was revealed that celebrity chef Antony Worrall Thompson had been arrested and cautioned for stealing wine and cheese from his local Tesco supermarket (click here to read) He then later apologised and said he would “seek counselling”. Now the star claims his problems relate to being sexually abused and bullied as a child. He also told Adrian Chiles during a pre-recorded interview for ITV 1’s That Sunday Night Show, ‘My counsellor thinks I am a guy with a gun […]