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tv

Eddie Murphy Is Dolemite in the Trailer for Netflix's New Blaxploitation Biopic

'Dolemite Is My Name' shows how the raunchy action genre took Hollywood by surprise in the '70s.
Taylor Hosking
8.12.19
Remembering Things

Eddie Murphy's 'Life' Shows How Complicated Canceling R. Kelly Can Be

Twenty years after the buddy comedy first debuted in theaters, its soundtrack proves problematic in the wake of serious new allegations against executive producer R. Kelly.
Gary Suarez
4.2.19
tv

Lena Waithe Discusses the Difficulty of Losing Black Heroes in the #MeToo Era

An upcoming episode of her show 'Boomerang' tackles complex debates in the black community around fallen icons like Bill Cosby.
Taylor Hosking
4.1.19
NETFLIX

The Nine Best Classic Movies on Netflix Right Now

The deluge of content can seem overwhelming. It never hurts to go back to the sure things.
Seth Ferranti
8.21.18
movies

'Coming to America' Was the Immigrant Story My Family Needed

The 1988 comedy became my family's favorite movie because it reminded us of our struggle to succeed in the United States.
Irina Gonzalez
6.26.18
NETFLIX

The 25 Best Comedies on Netflix Right Now

The funniest movies on Netflix to help you escape from the crushing angst and ennui of everyday existence.
Emerson Rosenthal
3.27.18
Desus & Mero

This Japanese Comedian Celebrated New Year's in Blackface

Desus and Mero talk about what went down on the comedy show, and other moments when Japanese celebrities donned the problematic makeup.
Sarah Bellman
1.5.18
VICELAND

Kevin Abstract Goes Back to His Hometown on 'AMERICAN BOYBAND'

Tune into a new episode of the VICELAND show, as well as 'KING OF THE ROAD' and 'PARTY LEGENDS.'
VICE Staff
6.29.17
VICELAND

That Time Markie Dee Partied with Bobby Brown at Eddie Murphy's Mansion

The pioneering rapper talks about rescuing Arsenio Hall and witnessing a musical miracle on Thursday's episode of 'PARTY LEGENDS.'
VICE Staff
6.29.17
Stuff

How the Media, the White House, and Everyone Else Failed AIDS Victims in the 80s

The press didn't cover AIDS aggressively enough, the Reagan administration didn't respond quickly to the crisis—and ordinary people laughed at the victims.
Harmon Leon
12.1.16
comedy

How Desus and Mero Found Their Comedic Voices

VICELAND's late-night comedy duo talk about what they think is funny, how they developed their own voices, and what you can and can't say these days.
Dan Ozzi
11.15.16
Art

Powerful Paintings Depict the Trauma of the AIDS Crisis

“On top of everything, the newsman told us AIDS came from Africa... From a green monkey... Why everything got to come from Africa?”
Antwaun Sargent
11.20.15
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