Precious pushes the limits of taste, but locates the heart — and hell — of its heroine's struggle.
It's Black History Month, when America commemorates Africa-American culture with Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reruns on TBS and wholly unpredictable jokes about Februrary being the shortest month of the year. Here at Hair Balls, we know that the 1970s marked the first point when the black community made ... More >>
"The Signifyin' Monkey," from 1975's Dolemite (note: NSFW) Rudy Ray Moore, aka Dolemite, aka the Human Tornado, aka Petey Wheatstraw the Devil's Son-in-Law, has left the world as we know it. Friday, Moore, 81, passed away in an Akron, Ohio, nursing home from complications from diabetes. The trail ... More >>
It is the Rodney Dangerfield genre of the art world: demeaned, dismissed and definitely not getting any respect with subject matter like crying Elvises, fang-bearing jungle panthers, Jesus with various apostles, and full-frontal nekkid Hawaiian girls. But for Caren Anderson and Carl Baldwin, there ... More >>
Would You Like Fries with Those Lyrics?
Or had you forgotten?
Our blushing Nightfly takes his Catholic mom to see R. Kelly
Four discs trace the development of the original gangstas
Urban cowboys trot into Tymes Square
All D. Freemon is keeping the comedy train rolling
Rudy Ray Moore, the brotherman from another land, is still outta sight