Tyler Perry


Noisey Power Rankings: December 3 - 7

Almost everyone had good weeks—Violent J, Meek Mill, Soulja Boy. Oh, but not Tumblr. Tumblr goes down.


Tyler Perry's Bible Musical 'The Passion Live' Tried to Mix Jesus and 'Glee' and Failed

The hybrid live concert / staged musical was mostly a lot of frat bro karaoke.


'Jingle All the Way 2' Is the Pinnacle of Larry the Cable Guy's Career

Larry the Cable Guy's latest direct-to-video masterpiece, a sequel to Arnold Schwarzenegger's pseudo-classic, came out today. I watched it and relished how perfectly bad it is.


The Pros and Cons of Being Black in America in 2014

Being black is not a choice, but what if it were? I made a list of pros and cons for my ethnicity amid my Ferguson-fueled depression.


We Talked to the Director of 'Dear White People' About Race, Identity, and Black Cinema

After launching scores of think pieces this summer, Dear White People is actually in theaters and it's one of the most thoughtful films about race in a long time. Writer/director Justin Simien chatted with us about his thoughts on a third way in...