Fight The Power

Do the Right Thing Before the summer ends I want to share a City Paper article I just got around to reading today about Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing. This past June marked the 25th anniversary which means I was a mere 13 years old when it hit theaters. I didn’t get to see …

Wannabes vs. Jigaboos: It’s not just a black thing!

Title Reference: Terms used to describe the light-skinned vs. dark-skinned characters in Spike Lee's 1988 film School Daze (a film that explored intra-racism on a college campus). Today I was reminded that it is important to read and become acquainted with other cultures. Doing so reminds us that we, mankind, share many of the same insecurities and issues. This was evident when reading Annie …

My Seasonal Movies

Anyone who has read my blog has picked up on how much I enjoy watching television, but that can only be trumped by my love of movies, some of which I watch again and again. I have my favorites and I’ll mention some of them here but this in no way is a comprehensive list, …