Craig D. Lindsey


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  • In his recent, Emmy-winning Netflix special Talking for Clapping, Patton Oswalt makes the case that drone strikes have been the most unsettling blemish on the Obama administration. The new documentary National Bird goes even...

  • 3 months ago | Film and TV

    Boo! A Madea Halloween was the number-one movie over this past weekend, baffling Hollywood once again and making the Hotep crowd pissed that a movie starring a black guy in a dress made more money than alleged rapist Nate Parker’s still-struggling...

  • Every time Tyler Perry puts on that wig and dress, he's doing something even our presidential candidates can't: bring people together. It's easy to see why Perry can get black folks and white folks into theaters: Big guy + dress = laughs. Madea...

  • 3 months ago | Film and TV

    Fred Armisen and Bill Hader are a rarity in the comedy world: funny people with hearts of gold. It was obvious all those years when they were cast members on Saturday Night Live. They handled their characters — whether living, dead or purely ficti...

  • 4 months ago | Film and TV

    At first glance, TV (The Book), which came out last week, may look like a survey of what two respected TV critics consider to be the greatest television shows of all time. But, really, it’s a book about friendship. The joint authors of this tome, ...

  • 4 months ago | Film and TV

    Before The Eric Andre Show came along, I always thought acting like a complete lunatic on television was mostly a white-people thing. As a culture, African-Americans generally frown upon the idea of being unabashedly clownish for the masses — blac...


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