Review: The Prancing Elites Project
I contemplated on doing a review for the reality show The Prancing Elites Project. My struggles were not because Cypher Ave is a masculine leaning website but because my biases towards reality television and the predictable direction of the shows. The Prancing Elites Project was…
Hardhome Falls Under The Night’s King
The eight episode of the fifth season of Game Of Thrones gave us one of the best cinematic battles ever produced for network or cable television. The previous big battles on GOT, The Battle of Black Water and the Battle of Castle Black were a…
EMPIRE’s Jussie Smollett: I’ve Never Been In The Closet
EMPIRE’S Jussie Smollett finally spoke about his sexuality with Ellen DeGeneres this morning since questions started buzzing once his character Jamal publicly came out as gay on the hit series.
REVIEW: Lee Daniels’ Light-Skinned Hip-Hop Series EMPIRE
I got to see an early screening of the first episode of Empire on a big screen here in Atlanta. The room was packed with well dressed black people of different ages, shades, genders and sexual orientations. Very nice crowd. Having said that, there are some gay scenes in the show and (you guessed it) the majority of the crowd didn’t like it.
Anytime the gay character did anything “gay” the uncomfortable groans sang out like a black church choir in the Bible belt south.
My Husband’s Not Gay
TLC will premiere the special My Husband’s Not Gay January 2015. In the documentary we see married men and one single man as they maneuver and repress their homosexual desires. The men do not hide the fact that they are attracted to the same sex…
LeSean Thomas’ Cannon Busters
Even though I stopped reading and collecting comics back in 1999, the manga style art work of Battle Chasers was one of my favorites. In the vein of Battle Chasers, fast forward to 2014 and the Kickstarter campaign for Cannon Busters, a proposed animated short/series…
HBO snags “Bros” for a Development Deal
Looks like writer/creator Benjamin Cory Jones’ network gamble with his pilot “Bros Before Hos” paid off. The Hollywood news site Deadline has announced that the show, now more appropriately titled, “Bros” has been picked up for a development deal with HBO.
WATCH: Leave or Die
I’m a huge fan of the reenactment, documentary style, reality, conspiracy theory, ghosts, UFO, supernatural, paranormal, cryptozoology type television shows; I absolutely love’em. One of the more interesting moments I saw once came from an Animal Planet series called The Haunted. In true Animal Planet…
Key & Peele: The Gay Wedding
As always, props to Key & Peele (one of the best sketch comedy shows ever) for their work and efforts but maybe I was in an overly sensitive tipsy place when viewing this particular clip. Let me be clear, in my opinion Blacks in America…
Comic-Con 2014: Trailers and Teasers
Comic-Con International, the biggest nerd convention in the world, concluded last weekend. As usual, new teasers, trailers and exclusive sneak peeks were screened for the crowds in attendance.
The 13 Best Male Black Gay/Bisexual Characters …EVER!
Instead of continuing to complain about what we don’t have in the media, we decided to appreciate the positives and celebrate the best black gay characters we’ve seen in film and television.
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