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And the Oscar Goes to…

By Summer M. 9:01 am February 27, 2012 When Octavia Spencer won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress last night, I thought this blog had written itself. All I needed to do was list the names and roles of black women who had won Oscars, make a few comments about some very obvious things, and […]

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The Real Housewives of The Help Go to Africa

By Summer M. 9:00 am January 30, 2012 Hollywood is so full of liberal do-gooders always on the cutting edge. As such, in advance of Black History Month, they have bestowed many acting awards upon members of the cast of The Help, namely Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer, who both won SAG Awards last night. Perhaps […]

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On Not Seeing ‘The Help’

By Summer M. 8:00 am August 15, 2011 I did not see The Help this weekend; I also did not read the book. Since I both read and saw The Secret Life of Bees a couple of years ago and am conversationally familiar with The Blind Side, I figured I had earned enough credit to sit this one […]

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