On this episode: Brendan Fraser started out simple, or so it seems. Turns out he’s a lot more complicated than we thought – and it’s reflected in his work. Then, as we approach the Oscars, we get into the work of Get Out - and how certain members of that film’s cast are also more complicated than we initially perceived them to be. What’s going on between Janelle Monae and Tessa Thompson? And are we allowed to care? We DEFINITELY care about Janelle’s new videos. And finally… Chloe Kim and how the new class of Olympics is changing the business of sport.
This week: Kathleen joins us to talk about Black Panther and the love and care that went into creating the world, from the costumes to the lighting to the production design. But we also discuss who this world is for – and how those of us who are not of the world can still participate by appreciating without appropriating. While Black Panther is smashing the box office and previously held assumptions in Hollywood, there is still so much more to dismantle, including poor management throughout the entertainment industry. We talk about how a lack of proper management has held Hollywood back and the management changes, as proposed by showrunner Glen Mazzara, might improve the business. Finally… working through illness. And... double pink eye!! Remember Bob Costas at the Sochi Olympics?
On this episode: Ahead of Lunar New Year, we attempt to unravel the mysteries of my mother’s annual Chinese Zodiac and feng shui forecasts. And what that might have in common with Ice Cube’s “Good Day”. Also, Will Smith is so great on Instagram…but what happened to that charisma in his movies? Quincy Jones clearly does not have a charisma problem. What, though, does he have in common with Bernadette Peters? And finally, what Gina Rodriguez learned directing her first episode of Jane The Virgin.
On this episode: Katherine Heigl has joined the cast of 'Suits'. Is this a risk? And for whom? We appreciate Manny Jacinto, in many different ways. We also appreciate ….Kim Kardashian and her petty ways. And how she’s using them to her best business advantage. And finally, when it comes to the long-awaited Spice Girls reunion, it is actually all about business.