I have never hidden the fact that I am a huge fan of brown women. Too long have entrenched gender stereotypes held South Asian women down, and prevented them from using their talent to fulfill their potential.
However, attitudes have changed dramatically in the last 30 years. Areas in which Indian women didn’t typically have power, have become fewer and fewer. This week’s TLOP looks at two such women, finding unprecedented success in western cinema: one in front of the camera, and one behind it.
One of the first fads that I really bought in to as a kid was the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. I had the games, the toys, the halloween costumes, and dutifully tuned in every Saturday morning to catch up with their latest escapades.
Top10nesday Bonus: Topless Zombie Strippers & Muscle Car Chase
It’s a shame that I didn’t find this in time for yesterday’s post, but in a way, it’s probably too good to share the spotlight anyways. Above is the video for Killer Mike’s lead single from excellent sixth studio album R.A.P. Music. The track features solid performances from T.I., Bun B, and production from El-P (who produced R.A.P. music in its entirety). It plays like a dark, short film more than a music video, with a couple of sick musical interludes.
Finally, Wednesday Top10nesday had returned to the blogosphere! You’re halfway through your work week, ABMiV nation, and to reward to for that, we got some of the best clips the internet has to offer. So sit back, relax, and waste a few minutes. Cheers.
Shimmy Shimmy Ya! The best character from the best TV show is back, and he is playing the delightfully eccentric, bizarre, and downright crazy, ODB.
Michael K. Williams, the man behind The Wire’s shotgun wielding, neo-Robin Hood, stick-up man extraordinaire, Omar Little, has been cast to play the lead in an upcoming Ol’ Dirty Bastard biopic entitled “Dirty White Boy.”