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If You Missed It... The Maserati Super Bowl Ad Starring Quvenzhané Wallis + The Poem

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 2, 2014 7:29 PM
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If You Missed It... The Maserati Super Bowl Ad Starring Quvenzhané Wallis + The Poem

Do You Have A Problem With This Commercial (Redux)?

  • By Sergio
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  • August 18, 2013 3:44 PM
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  • 31 Comments
I just can’t help myself. Here I go yet again being ever vigilant. Am I being super sensitive or do I detect some more sinister going-ons here?

Check Out These Concept Ads For Starz In Black Starring Delroy Lindo

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 16, 2011 2:13 AM
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These were put together by Ulysses Porter Brown, creative director for Starz Entertainment Group, to market Starz In Black.

Seen S. Epatha Merkerson Lately?

  • By Sergio
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  • August 5, 2011 2:48 AM
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After 19 years and 391 episodes playing Lt. Van Buren on Law & Order (and no doubt collecting residuals until the end of days), S. Epatha Merkerson can pretty much take it easy and do whatever she feels like when she wants to.

Great Black TV Commercials From The Not-So-Distant Past

  • By Sergio
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  • July 21, 2011 2:57 AM
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Well O.K. I confess. I wouldn't call any of these commercials great or even good for that matter. But they're some fascinating viewing nonetheless.

Idris Elba Gets In Ring The For LUTA... Not "Luther"... LUTA

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 20, 2011 2:43 AM
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As ambassador to the new fight-wear and lifestyle clothing brand company LUTA, born in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, which just launched 2 days ago, Idris Elba would like you to join him in supporting their worthy and truly inspirational efforts.

Spike Lee Directs Carmelo Anthony In Diary Series For Boost Mobile

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 4, 2011 9:44 AM
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NBA fans (specifically New York Knicks fans) will know that Carmelo Anthony became a New York Knick earlier this season.

Commercial Break - "Trapped On An Escalator"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 3, 2011 4:55 AM
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Some light humor and a message to go along with your Tuesday afternoon (h/t Mr D. Deans):