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Love Lessons from E!’s ‘Dating #NoFilter’

There are few things in this world more entertaining and delightful than creeping on other people’s first dates. Since I tend to black out from sheer panic during my own, it’s nice to experience one (even second-hand) consciously. But beyond that, there’s nothing quite like the indescribable thrill of watching people banter and brag through…

Tetona Jackson and Tequan Richmond in 'Boomerang' (BET)

‘Boomerang’ Comes Back on BET

The 1992 romantic comedy Boomerang, featuring a peak-of-his-powers Eddie Murphy, was so titled because it concerned Murphy’s womanizing karma coming back on him: he meets a woman (Robin Givens) who is basically a male version of himself, who breaks his heart and eventually drives him into the arms of a warmer, less flashy colleague (Halle…

Hallmark's Kitten Bowl

Beth Stern Talks About Hallmark’s Kitten Bowl VI

Hallmark Channel’s Kitten Bowl is now in its sixth year, and host Beth Stern has been at the helm since day one. We were lucky enough to attend the taping this year (spoiler alert: get ready for cuteness overload!) and talk to Beth about her involvement in the show, why this year is a little…

ESPN’s ‘Deion’s Double Play’ is Worthy of Prime Time

Alter egos many times supersede the importance or influence of their creator. Take Superman and Clark Kent, David Bowie and Ziggy Stardust, and of course Stephen Colbert and Stephen Colbert. In 1991, there arguably was no persona more transcendent than Deion Sanders’ “Prime Time.” Sanders, one of the few athletes ever to simultaneously play two…

‘Death of a Cheerleader’ Shows What (Pre) Millennial Burnout is All About

If you’re anything like me, you’ve spent approximately all of ] January obsessing over Buzzfeed News’ take on millennial burnout. It explores how the pressures my generation face — the expectations, the overt social media displays of competitive perfection, the economic uncertainty — often lead to paralysis in the face of seemingly simple tasks. I,…