I am a black woman working in the boy’s club of comedy. I didn’t change my name when I got married, my finances are separate, and I plan on never having children. And yet, I’ve never referred to myself as a feminist. In fact, I go out of my way to avoid using the term. There’s a reason for that.
Let’s play a game. Think of three iconic teen movies from the late 90’s/ early 00’s. Got ‘em? I’d be willing to bet actress Nicole Bilderback was in one of these movies, maybe even all three. Nikki made her film debut in Clueless and went on to star in Can’t Hardly Wait and Bring it On. During our chat we talked all things 90’s teen movies, growing up as Texas girls, and that one time she was part of an international scandal. (FULL EPISODE BELOW)
Do you ever wish there was a sports movie that combined the raunchiness of Rodney Dangerfield, the comedic brilliance of Jackeé, and 90’s heartthrob Jonathan Brandis…in a dress? Well, you’re in luck! It’s called Ladybugs (1992), and if you haven’t seen it – do yourself a huge favor.
I recently did a Pretty Funny Girl podcast interview Jandi Swanson, the actress who played dorky but darling Penny Pester. She’s amazing and spills ALL the behind the scenes tee! (FULL PODCAST EPISODE BELOW)
I recently had the privilege of premiering my one person sketch show, Young, Scripted & Black. It took me around two months to go from a blank page to a full fledged production. It’s not the easiest thing I’ve ever done, but I learned A LOT in the process. Here’s a list of 10 things to keep in mind while creating your own one person show. Read more
Back in the day Destiny’s Child was our never-ending supply of black girl magic and I accidentally went shoe shopping with them. Well Beyoncé wasn’t there, so technically I went shoe shopping with ‘Child. Anyway, here’s the story. Read more