Things We Saw Today: Sara Benincasa Offers Cash Prize to Any Journalist Who Asks Trump About Wakanda
Writer Sara Benincasa is offering $300 of her own money to any journalist who asks Trump during a press conference a serious question about Wakanda.Read More
Who has inherited the legacy of Pam Grier?Read More
Have you heard about the movie Proud Mary? Do you know when it's coming out? Do know what it is rated? If not, you aren't the only one.Read More
I am here for anything Taraji P. Henson-related, but I have to admit when I first heard that she was set to star in What Men Want, a Paramount remake of the Nancy Meyers rom-com What Women Want starring
sexist notorious scumbag racist Mel Gibson, my first instinct was to get hugely annoyed.
Taraji P. Henson is a badass assassin in the first trailer for Proud Mary, directed by London Has Fallen filmmaker Babak NajafiRead More
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gillian Anderson, Lynda Carter and Other Faves Getting a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star
The Hollywood Walk of Fame announced their additions for 2018 yesterday, and it includes many of our favorite actors and performers for whom acknowledgement is long overdue.Read More
"Raise a glass to freedom. I guess." --Paul Ryan, probably
Happy St. Patrick's Day! Your day is already better than Paul Ryan's. The U.S. House Speaker and chaotic evil gnome hoisted what is being called "the worst pint of Guinness imaginable" at the Friends of Ireland luncheon and all of Ireland promptly lost its mind. The Irish have strong opinions about a good pull of Guinness and this was...not that.Read More
Taraji P. Henson discusses the intense amount of memorization that came with portraying mathematics genius Katherine Johnson.Read More
Hidden Figures tells the real-life story of mathematician Katherine Johnson and her colleagues Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson who helped launch astronaut John Glenn into space.Read More
This past weekend, NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson set an unusual record: at age 56, she's the oldest woman in space.Read More
Taraji P. Henson Describes Being Paid “Sofa Change,” Charged Her Own Location Fees on Benjamin Button
Vulture shared a passage from her new memoir, Around the Way Girl, where Henson reveals that when negotiating salaries she not only received significantly less but also had to pay her own locations fees--three months of hotel expenses.Read More
Janelle Monáe, Taraji P. Henson to Star in Movie About the African-American Women Behind the Space Race
To the moon!
Last summer development was announced on an adaptation of Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Behind the Space Race, her book about African-American NASA engineers Katherine Johnson, Mary Jackson, Dorothy Vaughan, Kathryn Peddrew, Sue Wilder, Eunice Smith and Barbara Holley.Read More
"I have no idea who Cristoph Waltz is. But he's pretty boring."
Last night, celebrities partook in the cathartic ritual of reading mean tweets about themselves on Jimmy Kimmel Live.Read More
I can't think of a direct equivalent to the Bechdel-Wallace Test in music, but if we have one, Apple Music's Jimmy Iovine might have failed it during his This Morning appearance on CBS with Mary J. Blige yesterday.Read More