2016 Wiggie Awards

Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the first annual Wiggie Awards! 2016 was a….year…. and 2017 looks to be… The categories and nominees were selected in a blind drawing that was overseen by the Jae Wiggz Committee, and all results are final. Without further delay, I present: Blackest Thing of the Year: Black Ass TV Shows […]

HBO’s Insecure and How Lawrence Sucks (But I’ll Still Cape for Him)

Insecure is a brilliant show. It highlights complex black people, with real experiences. Their actions feel authentic and their dialog feels natural. One of the show’s characters is Lawrence, the live-in boyfriend of main character, Issa. We’re introduced to their relationship in turmoil. They rebound, but Issa ends up cheating on him. Lawrence is far […]

Marvel’s Luke Cage is Black AF

I’m a big, broad-shouldered black man from Uptown NYC who was raised on comic books. I liked certain heroes, but I couldn’t identify with any of them. They didn’t look like me. They didn’t come from where I came from, nor did they go to the places that I went to. It wasn’t until I […]

The Get Down: A Must Watch

I binge-watched every episode of The Get Down that was available. I normally don’t binge-watch because I hate the feeling of yearning and emptiness after I finish. The Get Down is addictive. It was impossible for me to resist hitting “next” on my screen. The Get Down is a lot of things. That’s not surprising, considering that it’s helmed […]

Nate Parker and Thinking Critically

Nate Parker is at the center of controversy. Two months ahead of the release of his highly anticipated movie, Birth of a Nation, his 1999 sexual assault charges have come up. Many Black folks are disappointed with him, specifically with his commentary regarding that time in his life. Some people are boycotting his film as a result. […]

Suicide Squad Review

Suicide Squad was something I was looking forward to ever since it was announced. I remember watching Assault on Arkham and thought that it was amazing. The idea of a cast featuring Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Viola Davis, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, and Ike Barinholtz bringing that to life made me all tingly. Couple that with Ben […]

Game of Thrones Season 6 Awards

Another year, another season of Game of Thrones is in the books! I know I’m six years late to the game, but considering that I binged through four and a half seasons a year ago to catch up, I feel like I owe it to you guys to give my commentary on this past season. […]

Captain America: Civil War Review

Captain America: Civil War was a movie that I’ve been looking forward to well before it was ever officially announced, and well before comic book movies became the box office norm. Captain America: Civil War, dropped last week,and all of the hype was well worth it. It’s too early to call it, but I may have seen my favorite comic book […]

10 Obama TV and Movie Ideas

Barack Obama has seven months until his presidency officially ends. In the last year and a half, Obama has had a well documented case of Nofuckitis, where his Fucks slowly depleted from his system. It wasn’t more evident than at the White House Correspondent’s Dinner this past Saturday, where he literally dropped a mic, while saying […]

Dawn of Justice Review

A day after watching Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and the Internet debates rage on. Did I like it? Yes. Did I dislike it? Yes. Was it a good movie? No. Was it a bad movie? No. It’s too early to tell, but it seems that BvS will live in infamy as one of the […]