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Story by Chuck Tackett    THE CAMOUFLAGED VILENESS OF A TROPICAL XANADU     “Smile like you mean it.” Armond, hotel/resort manager HBO’s The White Lotus    Since arriving home June 8th after a 3-and-a-half-month absence recuperating from COVID and going through inpatient physical therapy, I was way behind on my TV/movie/news viewing. Besides numerous doctor […]

Disney is revamping its 20-year-old animated series “The Proud Family” and the reboot will center on two multiethnic, gay dads and their adopted teenage daughter, who is a racial activist. The entertainment brand announced the show, “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder,” via social media Wednesday. The fathers, Barry and Randall Leibowitz-Jenkins, will be voiced […]

The reboot of the animated kid’s show “Blues Clues” is marking new territory in 2021 with a song that teaches children to celebrate the LGBT community. Last week, the Nickelodeon program “Blues Clues & You,” which launched in 2019, debuted the “ABC Song w/ Blue!” The song is sung by the famous blue dog, voiced […]

Story by Chuck Tackett John Krasinski’s SNL Episode: Am I Missing Something? First of all, I have never seen an episode of “The Office,” or the Netflix series, “Jack Ryan.” With that declaration, I am not very familiar with the actor John Krasinski.  If you are a regular reader of mine, you know I am […]

Story by Chuck Tackett Thank You, Eli Roth: I Feel So Vindicated “Horror is the outland genre of cinema. Some people fear it. Others don’t respect it. That renegade status lets it go places no other genre can reach. Great horror films entertain and provoke us. They put society under a microscope, making us question […]

Story by Chuck Tackett It’s Not My Job To Provide Comfort To Trifling Ass Trumplicans “It was as if my very presence in the White House had triggered a deep-seated panic, a sense that the natural order had been disrupted, which is exactly what Donald Trump understood when he started peddling assertions, that I had […]

Story by Chuck Tackett Sean Connery’s Controversial Remarks Arise Again Following His Death “Never throw the first punch, but if anyone, regardless if it is a boy or a girl, puts their hands on you, beat their ass” Louise Trahan-Tackett my mother That bit of advice was handed down to me by my mother. When […]

Story by Chuck Tackett The Haunting Of Bly Manor “Dead doesn’t necessarily mean gone.” Flora Wingrave The Haunting of Bly Manor A couple of weeks ago, on Saturday, October 23rd, I was in the mood for some comedy relief, so I tuned in to watch “Saturday Night Live.” At the time, I had no idea […]

Story by Chuck Tackett Aplausos, Penny Dreadful: City of Angels  “It’s not just a freeway, it’s population control. You conquered the Chicanos with barriers of concrete and steel. You put them in the ghetto. Then you put up another freeway around the Coloreds, then the Jews, then the Chinese. They are not building roads they […]

Story by Chuck Tackett Ryan Murphy, Janet Mock Team Up For New Netflix Miniseries “I remember all the times that you called me an animal, but in Milwaukee, there is a cannibal.”  Fire and Earth 100% Natural XClan Starting production in January 2021, Netflix has given the green light for a new miniseries. Ryan Murphy […]