12/23/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Tracy Morgan “Call Simone” (parody on Erykah Badu’s Call Tyrone)

Comedian Tracy Morgan in his 2010 Comedy Central Special where he shares a parody of Erykah Badu‘s song Call Tyrone. Continue reading

12/22/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Fauci on a Couchi- Jimmy Kimmel

For 2020, we need Fauci on a Couchi, unveiled on Jimmy Kimmel Live! as a way to keep your kids following CDC guidelines for managing the pandemic just as much as the Elf on a Shelf keeps them behaving for Santa Claus.
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12/15/20 O&A NYC HOLIDAY DIVA ALERT: A Maya Angelou Christmas With Ashford & Simpson (2005)

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12/8/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Hallelujah (1993) Charles Lane, Dennis Haysbert, Phylicia Rashad and James Earl Jones

Hallelujah is the extremely rare third feature by filmmaker Charles Lane (Sidewalk Stories) was produced for the 11th season of PBS’ American Playhouse. This drama focuses on one Christmas at the Messiah Church in Washington D.C., when a young preacher and, later in the day, a mysterious pregnant girl arrive at the church doors looking to begin new lives. Continue reading

12/3/20 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Ike & Tina Turner- Proud Mary (1971)

The song Proud Mary was written by John Fogerty of American roots rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival. The song is about an old steamboat on the Mississippi River — typically “down home” lyrics like so many songs by CCR. Over the years the song has been covered by various artists. Continue reading

11/30/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: NYC Bids Adieu To Donald Trump (In Song)

 Start spreading the news: Trump’s leaving today!
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11/22/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: President Barack Obama Surprises Fan

Joyce Taylor from Maryland and she is one of President Obama’s biggest fans. She had no idea that this was for our show. She thought it was a special screening where she’d be watching pre-taped clips of Obama reading his new book “A Promised Land.” But that was all a lie, and the former President gave her the surprise of her life. Continue reading

11/17/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATION TUESDAY: Barack Obama: The 2020 60 Minutes Interview

The former president shares the advice he would give President Trump, his thoughts on the killing of George Floyd, and what’s behind the divisions in Washington and across the U.S.- Scott Pelley reports. Continue reading