Craig D. Lindsey
14 days ago | Film and TV
Fred Armisen and Bill Hader are a rarity in the comedy world: funny people with hearts of gold. It was obvious all those years when they were cast members on Saturday Night Live. They handled their characters — whether living, dead or purely ficti...
2 months ago | Film and TV
Before The Eric Andre Show came along, I always thought acting like a complete lunatic on television was mostly a white-people thing. As a culture, African-Americans generally frown upon the idea of being unabashedly clownish for the masses — blac...
3 months ago | Film and TV
Troy Garity has never looked more consistently ashen than he does as the title character in The Brooklyn Banker. The usually lively actor (these days, you can watch him getting continually turnt with Dwayne Johnson on HBO's sports-agent comedy Bal...
4 months ago | Film and TV
The documentary Garnet's Gold offers a wandering but scenic look at a man seeking some sense of accomplishment in his later years. It follows Garnet Frost, a chain-smoking, fiftysomething British ne'er-do-well who goes searching for a treasure he ...
4 years ago | R&B/Soul
Even though Bilal Sayeed Oliver -- that's Bilal, to his fans -- has a new album, A Love Surreal, ready for fans to consume, he is still hounded by that one question: Will Love for Sale ever get the proper release it deserves? "Well, I don't know,"...
4 years ago | Hip-Hop
You're right to believe Frank Ocean was robbed by Mumford & Sons for Album of the Year at the Grammys Sunday. But nevertheless, last year was a good one for r&b, one that saw different facets of the genre take center stage. By extension, Frank Oce...