Billy Porter is a Consequence of his own making
Billy Porter recently had a round table with The Hollywood Reporter and spoke about the “double layer” of discrimination he feels he’s faced in Hollywood. In a nutshell, even with all his talents, creativity, critical acclaim and awards for his theater career; he was/is being…
Netflix’s Black Mirror Season 5 Trailers
The new season of Netflix’s Black Mirror is shorter than a smurf with only three episodes…yep three. Nonetheless I’m sure it will be an emotional and jolting ride which is to be expected from the sci-fi anthology series. This new season features Anthony Mackie, Miley…
Lafayette’s Greatest Hits
Many years ago Cypher Avenue highlighted 13 of the Best Black non-heterosexual characters in film and television. Many reader’s favorite characters were not listed which caused some criticism. We explained that since the site is primarily here to celebrate masculine leaning non-heterosexual men of color,…
FRESH FACES: How This Humble Hunk Went From Receptionist to Network TV Star
Actor J. Lee’s steez is more attractive than I had first realized. I had no idea that his “origin story” was pretty dope too.
“BET Her” Launches in October, Let’s Pitch Hypothetical Shows for a “BET Him” Network
As this website demonstrates daily, Black men have varied interests and television watching habits. To prove this viewpoint, I though it would be fun to pitch our own show ideas for the hypothetical “BET Him” network.
In Defense of Tariq
I’ve been a big fan of the hit show POWER since its first season. It has a good story with plenty of over the top twist and turns, chub inducing sex scenes, action, violence, in addition to eye candy. Like other fans of the show,…
American Horror Story: Roanoke
I recently watched American Horror Story’s season six premiere “Roanoke” and I must say I enjoyed it. Even though I actually hate the show after season two, I do like the idea of the show paying homage to and mimicking the popularity of reality…
The Funniest Thing You’ll See This Week: Rick & Morty – Georgia Vs. Denver Fenton Allen
I laughed, was shocked and then laughed again. The creative and hilarious Rick & Morty team, (gearing up for their new season) dropped a jewel at Comic-Con… A word for word reenactment of an actual unbelievable court proceeding that happened in Georgia. To be more…
Hap & Leonard Premieres March 2 on the Sundance Channel
The new show Hap and Leonard will premieres Wednesday March 2nd on the Sundance channel. As we previously covered, the 6 one hour episodes are based on the novels by author Joe Lansdale (who first introduced the duo in 1990 with Savage Season. My interest…
CA Podcast #50a – The Beyonce Bonus
In this bonus podcast released EXCLUSIVELY on The Boards, Cypher Avenue founders Ocky Williams and Nick Delmacy argue about BEYONCE, then they discuss what they’re currently watching on Television and Film.
WATCH: “Industry Gays Atl-“…Uh, We Mean “Industry Guys Atlanta” Trailers
The new docudrama “Industry Guys Atlanta” premiering December 7th 2015 finally shows the reality of our lives!
FRIENDS OF THE PEOPLE – Why Come Y’all Didn’t Tell Me About This Show?!
First no one made me aware of the brilliant ignorance that was Loiter Squad, now I have to accidentally stumble upon TruTV’s original sketch comedy show “Friends of the People” as it approaches the end of its second season.
WATCH: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots’ Tonight Show Parody of Fox’s Empire
The 10-minute sketch, that also features appearances by Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson, shows us Jimmy Fallon struggling to choose who will take over his “Jimpire” once he retires.
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