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Listen Now! S&A Live Podcast Hot Topics Show + Interview w/Author Tamara Brown

Shadow and Act By Cynthia Reid | Shadow and Act October 7, 2011 at 4:52AM

So if you missed our fantastic show yesterday, you get to check it out now. For this show, we tossed it up a bit inviting emerging film industry insiders Ashley and Patrice making it an all ladies night! We spent a good portion of the show having real GROWN FOLKS talk about the industry. So what did you miss?-We discussed the cancellation of The Playboy Club and why it didn't work-We touched on "the casting couch" regarding black women-Which black actresses can/will reach "A" list status and Is Hollywood afraid of the black vagina?-Isaiah Washington's remarks regarding his past snub of black publications due to the advice of his agent/management team
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So if you missed our fantastic show yesterday, you get to check it out now. For this show, we tossed it up a bit inviting emerging film industry insiders Ashley and Patrice making it an all ladies night! We spent a good portion of the show having real GROWN FOLKS talk about the industry. So what did you miss?
-We discussed the cancellation of The Playboy Club and why it didn't work
-We touched on "the casting couch" regarding black women
-Which black actresses can/will reach "A" list status and Is Hollywood afraid of the black vagina?
-Isaiah Washington's remarks regarding his past snub of black publications due to the advice of his agent/management team

For the last portion of the show, Monique interviewed longtime S&A reader Tamara Brown about her new book Wanderland. Tamara, who also goes by the name Madame Z, gives us the 411 on her third novel and how she's crossing over into filmmaking. It's a great conversation you don't want to miss. You can purchase the book from Amazon and DecadentPublishing.com. Also, check out her blog HERE. Congrats on the book Tamara! We love to support S&A readers.

Don't forget to tune in next Thursday at 8:00pm/est for another great show!

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