It seems like the heat is just getting faster, and I haven’t even done half of the work I wanted to do.
Cuddle up on the couch for this week’s first offering, but be aware that some of its celebratory scenes might get you in the mood to jump in and nail down some moves.
Many of us are aware of the pressure on single people to get married.
So the plot of this new film, in which two young professionals pretend to be a couple during the summer wedding season to give their parents a pat on their back, resonates.
Of course, we know what happens as a result. Likes a romantic comedy!
It is streaming on Netflix.
‘Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head’
This is the resurrection you might not even be aware you needed.
Our favorite airhead teens have traveled from 1990 to 2022, and we get a chance to enjoy their shenanigans once again.
Of course there are some updates, but people are still as retarded as ever. Get ready for nostalgia and fun.
The new series, which follows on the heels of the Paramount+ movie “Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe,” is streaming on the same platform.
‘Sweet Life: Los Angeles’ Season 2
Issa Rae has always been giving us a slice of African American life.
This reality series follows a group of young, ambitious black friends who are pursuing their dreams in Los Angeles.
Naturally, it’s not all a bed of roses—it is television, after all—but this upcoming show offers plenty of opportunities to see evolution.
The second season of “Sweet Life: Los Angeles” is streaming on HBO Max, which is owned by CNN’s parent company.
two things to hear
Calvin Harris could hold a concert with the cast on his latest project.
“Funk Wow Bounce Volume 2” features Justin Timberlake, Dua Lipa, Normani, Offset, Halsey, Pharrell and Snoop Dogg to name a few.
“I thought the idea, like the first one, was there, but I didn’t quite finish it,” the DJ/producer told Apple Music’s Zane Lowe, as reported by Complex. “With that, I wanted more live drums, guitars… I wanted the original essence. I wanted layers and grit and dirt. And I didn’t want things to get completely mixed up.”
The album dropped on Friday.
Slims are a shady hit.
Eminem is releasing the second volume of his greatest hits, “Curtain Call 2”.
According to the rapper’s site, the album is “a hits collection that includes the unique Detroit MC’s creative output since the release of Curtain Call: The Hits in 2005.”
“Curtain Call” will include music from all Eminem projects starting with 2009’s “Relapse”, including songs from various side projects, guest appearances, and film soundtracks.
His performance during this year’s Super Bowl halftime show has me ready for this release, out now.
one thing to talk about
The news that Zahra Jolie-Pitt will be attending Spelman College in Atlanta is quite a boon for HBCU.
As the daughter of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, the teen had her own choice of schools. And by choosing one of the historically black colleges and universities to matriculate, she focuses a lot on the liberal arts college.
Her mom proudly announced Jolie-Pitt’s choice on social media, and the excitement for her was palpable.
I get it, because I count many Spellman graduates as good friends. An allied fraternity awaits for Jolie-Pitt.
Best wishes to him and all the newcomers across the country this semester.
something to sip
Inclusion isn’t just about race.
That’s the lesson that resonates with Beyoncé agreeing to remove a fabled slur from her latest hit album, “Renaissance.”
Following complaints that the song “Heated” contained a word that was derogatory to people with spastic cerebral palsy, reps for the singer confirmed that “the word, which is not used in a deliberately harmful way, will be changed. “
It’s a lesson Lizzo learned in a similar situation back in June. She too was quick to rectify the issue.
Addressing these concerns goes beyond good public relations. This is an example to all of us about the need for sensitivity.
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