Tag Archives: Hollywood

BFAP #46: Wake Yo’ Ass Up

Tarik and LeMar applauds black art that calls on our distant and recent histories, the quest to make a mark on the world, and more. Download Brothers From Another Planet on iTunes Download Brothers From Another Planet on Stitcher Relevant Links Mykelti Williamson Discusses His Film, Fences [Courtesy of YouTube] SUPPORT BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES! Exotic Lathers […]

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MMP#112 – Brothers From Another Planet episode 6: Lost, Stolen, AND Strayed

The #BFAP Trio reconvenes for a discussion of the 1968 documentary, Black History: Lost, Stolen, or Strayed, including how the themes discussed therein remain relevant in the creative struggles that haunt minorities nearly 50 years later. Download Brothers From Another Planet on iTunes Follow us on Twitter @MarzMediaUS @Madclownetry @TarikRDavis  

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Funny Business: Does the Comedy Economy Shortchange Its Most Valuable Resource?

“New York has closed itself off to the young and the struggling…New York City has been taken away from you. So my advice is: Find a new city.” –Patti Smith at Cooper Union, May 2010 Rock icon Patti Smith’s advice to budding artists hoping to sustain themselves in New York while pursuing their dreams applies […]

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MMP#87 – Brothers From Another Planet episode 2: Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

Don, Tarik, and LeMar decide whether black men should wear skirts, discuss the pros and cons of the My Brother’s Keeper initiative, and try not to blow a gasket will talking about the White Man March.

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Marz Media Podcast – This is 50!

LeMar and DeSalv celebrate a milestone, talking about Hollywood’s implosion, Drake’s “homage” to Wu-Tang, an extra special D-List, and the Mt. Rushmore of Light-Skinned Dudes. Special guest appearances by Meyka Evans and Sabrina Long-McLaughlin.

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LA Lakers Cancelled After 63 Seasons

LOS ANGELES, CA–Due to uncharacteristically low ratings, NBA Commissioner David Stern has decided to pull the plug on one of the league’s longest running programs. Following a promising summer of casting changes, which have not panned out, the O’Brien Award-winning franchise failed to emulate its former greatness in its first 17 episodes of season 63, […]

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Millions of American Children Disappear, Oscars to Blame

LOS ANGELES—The feature event of last Sunday night was the 83rd Annual Academy Awards, the 3-hour-plus program where the movie industry strokes its collective ego in the guise of recognizing individual achievement. And as parents all over the country set star-struck eyes on television screens, a more impressive performance was happening in their own homes: […]

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Universal Backpedals From Controversial 3-D Project

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA—Following the trend of cashing in on 3-D technology wherever possible to increase ticket revenue, Universal Pictures may have gone too far. For the past few days, company spokespeople have been deflecting questions about a leaked proposal to bring Schindler’s List back to theaters in 3-D for the film’s 20th anniversary in 2013. […]

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“Lost” Star Holloway and the Big Screen Role of a Lifetime

Disclaimer: The following is a goofy pitch idea of my own conception. Therefore, I will consider any piece of work that resembles this pitch idea an inconsiderate rip-off. That is unless, of course, someone pays me handsomely for it. After 20 years in Hollywood, Kyle Dillard’s acting career never took off. To make a living, […]

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