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Watch: Filmmaker Geena Vontress' New Comedic Web Series 'Happy Hour'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 26, 2014 8:59 AM
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"Everybody's favorite thing to do after work is now a web series." And it's pretty damn funny.

Three Funny Women-Of-Color Who Are Ready For A Stage Like 'SNL'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • October 16, 2013 9:05 AM
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  • 39 Comments
Considering the recent conversation regarding whether or not Saturday Night Live player Kenan Thompson is correct in his assertion that women-of-color are absent from that show's cast due to their unreadiness in auditions, I thought I'd revisit a post from last year that highlighted the talents of several funny women-of-color who are indeed ready for primetime.
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The Second City Network Joins In On The Recent Interest In Everything Slavery-Themed (Are You Laughing?)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • June 21, 2012 8:58 AM
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The highly anticipated Quentin Tarantino film Django Unchained . . . Steve McQueen's Twelve Years A Slave . . . the controversial adidas "slavery-chain" sneakers.  The piece of American history that many Americans don't like to talk about is suddenly the talk of the town.  And the famous Second City comedy improv troupe, which has in the past done sketches featuring slavery-themes, has decided to foray into familiar territory with one of their latest, titled, If Credit Card Companies Told The Truth.
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