The Wiz Live

Long Live Black Entertainment

So I finally set some time aside to see NBC’s The Wiz – Live. It was fabulous too! But I must admit, it wasn’t just the show itself; although I think they did a respectable enough job with the production. A big part of it was the quality and timelessness of The Wiz itself. The…

Dragon's Den

Million Dollar Lemonade Stands in “The Dragon’s Den”

I’m not a person who watches a lot of television; it’s been almost a decade since I’ve had cable. But I do have Netflix! And I started watching episodes of Dragon’s Den, which is a Canadian  (actually it’s global, but I watch the Canadian version) show, that was copied in the United States and called…

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Cooking the Books: The Twisted Business Ethics on “Breaking Bad”

This week, I just finished watching the entire series of Breaking Bad on Netflix. The subject (the ins and outs of making, selling and using drugs) has been explored time and time again in both movies and television. But the writing and character development in Breaking Bad is absolutely amazing, interesting, and believable. With most…

Marie Laveau

Historical Inaccuracies In American Horror Story: Coven

First of all, I just love American Horror Story. The show is amazing…simply put. If Jessica Lange doesn’t win every eligible award out there, than the establishment is just incredibly out of touch. Ok, so enough with that. This is not what this blog post is about. It is about something that I heard in…

Clarifying (The Media’s) Definitions Of Orthodox Jews

One of the things that tends to drive me up the wall is the inaccurate media definitions of Orthodox Jews. They seem to carelessly and loosely define the term, as well as make it synonymous with Chassidic Jews, as well as having to clear distinction made between “standard” Orthodox Jews and “Ultra-Orthodox Jews“. First of…