Category: Entertainment

2019: WHAT WILL THE NEW YEAR COME OF MY BLOG

“Narrowing down the topics.” what’s to come The end of 2018 is just a week away. And I will be planning my blog for next year 2019. And for the coming year, I will be narrowing down the blog to 6 topics not 12…

FUTURE TELEVISION: HOW TELEVISION HAS CHANGED OVER TIME

“Where are we going?” it sure has changed From when my mother was a child, to me, to now; television has changed a lot over the past 50 years. When my mother was young she said there only a few channels on television because…

WAKANDA FOREVER: WHAT DOES POSITIVE IMAGES IN MAINSTREAM DO FOR BLACK PEOPLE

“Positive vibes.” black panther Back in the month of February, the movie Black Panther debuted in theaters. And the response since then has been a major cultural push. Not only for the fans of the movie that have kept the Wakanda fun going, but…

SELECTIVE SUBJECT MATTER: WHY ARE CERTAIN TOPICS ALRIGHT FOR PUBLIC CONSUMPTION AND OTHER NOT SO

“What’s ok and what’s not?” topics for talking Have you ever wondered why there are certain topics that you can showcase on television or in film, but when someone else talks about it or another topic people tend to get sensitive? Meaning, if you…

LOST INTENTIONS: WHY THE TELEVISION LOST ITS ORIGINAL USE

“Really, used for learning.” the television When the television was first invented, it was designed to be used as a tool to educate the public. Now, the television is used as a medium to entertain people. And for the longest, the entertainment came from…

ENTERTAINMENT BABYSITTERS: WHY DO WE EXPECT OUR ENTERTAINMENT TO CARE FOR OUR CHILDREN

“They have a job, but not raising our children.” not their parents Whenever I see parents get angry at the celebrities for letting their children down, it always struck me as odd. How did they let your child down? That i your job to…

GIVING STARS AWAY: WHY THE WALK OF FAME IS NOT AS MONUMENTAL AS IT ONCE WERE

“Their value is just not the same.” the walk of fame So many people in American society have always wanted to visit the Hollywood Walk of Fame. But for the performers that have been immortalized on the walk, it’s something much bigger. Anyone in…

ART IMITATING LIFE IMITATING ART: HOW ART IS A REFLECTION OF A WORLD, YET THE WORLD FOLLOWS ARTIST

“They imitate, we follow, they imitate more.” imitation of life When we look at any form of entertainment, we would like to think that a lot of entertainers are original. Yet in reality, we are creating works that is a mere reflection of the…

INDIE WORLD: WHO WILL BE THE LAST TO STAND

“The last of the Mahicans.” indie In the world of Indie filmmaking, music, theatre, etc., there are so many people out in the world like never before. But the question is how long will these Indies stick around. Because being independent sounds good, until…

ATTENTION SPAN: WHY IT’S SO HARD TO FOCUS ON ONE MEDIUM AT A TIME

“From one device to the next.” devices for viewing As I am writing this article about the attention span of people viewing entertainment, I am currently on multiple devices myself. Why is it, that we cannot focus on one thing at a time? Especially…

THE AMERICAN BASE IS THE BASE: HOW FOREIGN ENTERTAINERS TRY TO PENETRATE THE AMERICAN MARKET

“Why aren’t they biggest everywhere?” global entertainment The photo at the top of the page is of Latin musicians Daddy Yankee and Fonsi. Now Daddy Yankee is more globally known, but yet Fonsi is a major name as well. But why aren’t they both…

POLITERTAINMENT: IS AMERICA TIRED OF POLITICS IN ENTERTAINMENT

“What was once entertaining is no longer.” 2016 The election of 2016 where we saw the run and subsequent win of president Donald Trump has left sour tastes in many American’s mouths. But nowhere is that more evident than in the entertainment industry. Entertainers…