esoTarik #11: Black Women are Killing it

January 10, 2014

2014 is the year of the Black woman. In the latest episode of esoTarik, Tarik Davis discusses the addition of Sasheer Zamata to the SNL cast as well as writers [...]


Eso-Tarik Episode #2: I see you Kanye and Donald Glover

October 18, 2013

In Episode #2 of Eso-Tarik, Tarik shares his empathy towards Donald Glover (Community) and Kanye West, who have both expressed emotional heartache to the public. He explores the trials actors [...]


NBC’s ‘The Blacklist’ – If It Tastes Like Chicken…

September 24, 2013

The first day of a new job can be a memorable moment in one’s life for some and an insignificant, ordinary day for another. On the pilot episode of NBC’s [...]


Evolving and Overachieving with The Way Way Back’s Jim Rash and Nat Faxon

July 11, 2013

In the opening scene of the  The Way, Way Back, Jim Rash and Nat Faxon’s (the Oscar-winning screenwriters of The Descendants) dynamite coming-of-age film, Duncan (Liam James, The Killing) is [...]


Katharine McPhee goes from Starlet to ‘Depravity’

May 28, 2013

Truth be told, I enjoyed NBC’s short-lived series Smash. Perhaps not the second season, save for a few great songs from Jennifer Hudson, but the first season touched on the [...]


Revolution Mid-Season Premiere: Can More Elizabeth Mitchell Bring Salvation?

March 26, 2013

Revolution, NBC’s latest attempt at appeasing (or is it teasing?) the science fiction crowd, is back on the air; did you miss it? Yeah, me neither. But they promised so [...]


Smash Season 2 Episode 3: Tale of Jimmy cry-to-much and fair maiden Julia

February 20, 2013

“The Dramaturg” was a mix of too much predictability, an overdose of emo and an overall lack of personality. At least Jennifer Hudson was there to remind us that this [...]


9 Focus Points on the Smash Season 2 Premiere

February 5, 2013

Smash returns to NBC for its second season tonight, with a 2-hour premiere. After seeing watching the first two hours, I can attest that the beating heart of this soap-opera [...]


Can Community make it to Season 5 despite fickle studio treatment?

February 5, 2013

Community’s brief history has already been a tumultuous one. The Thursday night NBC comedy debuted to high ratings and higher acclaim, but by the end of its first season, it [...]

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2013 Mid-Season Returns: Premiere Watch List & Hot Picks

January 8, 2013

Justified Season 4 (FX) Timothy Olyphant returns to Harlan County for Justified Season 4. After last season’s trials with Quarles and Crowder, fans can look forward to a new mystery [...]