7/14/21 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: David Alan Grier- How to Tell Black People Apart (Jimmy Kimmel Live)

David Alan Grier helps white people tell the difference between black people. With Grier’s help you will stop confessing Martin Lawrence with Martin Luther King. Continue reading

12/3/15 O&A NYC With WaleStylez: The Wiz Live! Premiere Tonight

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr
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The long await live broadcast of the 1975 Tony Award winning musical The Wiz airs tonight. The special will star performers Queen Latifah in the role of the Wiz, Mary J. Blige as Evillene, the Wicked Witch of the West, Uzo Aduba as Glinda the Good Witch, David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion, Ne-Yo as the Tin Man, Elijah Kelley as the Scarecrow, Common as the Bouncer/Gatekeeper of the Emerald City and Stephanie Mills (who originated the role of Dorothy in The Wiz) as Aunt Em, among a number of other performers. It will also be the professional debut for actress Shanice Williams in the role of Dorothy Gale. Continue reading

5/6/15 O&A Wildin Out Wednesday: Men On Film- In Living Color

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Men on… (colloquially known as “Men on Film”) is the umbrella title for a series of comedy sketches that appeared in episodes of the Fox sketch comedy series In Living Color. The sketch featured two gay cultural critics, Blaine Edwards (Damon Wayans) and Antoine Merriweather (David Alan Grier), commenting on aspects of popular culture, including movies, art and television.  Continue reading