11/27/20 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: The First Moonwalk- Bill Bailey At The Apollo Theatre (1955)

Bill Bailey, brother of singer Pearl Bailey, is frequently credited with inventing the moonwalk because of a tap dancing move called backslide; making this one of the first ever moonwalks on film Continue reading

11/23/20 O&A NYC THANKSGIVING THROWBACK: March of the Wooden Soldiers- Laurel & Hardy

Babes in Toyland is a Laurel and Hardy musical film released on March 10, 1934. The film is also known by its alternate titles Laurel and Hardy in Toyland, Revenge Is Sweet (the 1948 European reissue title), March of the Wooden Soldiers and Wooden Soldiers (in the United States). Continue reading

11/25/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Who Gives A Fuck About Christmas Stuff?

Melania Trump, America’s laziest First Lady and murder of Jackie Kennedy’s rose garden, spreads the joy and true meaning of Christmas with her rendition of the Trump family classic Who Gives A Fuck About Christmas Stuff? Continue reading

11/24/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Why We Fight – Bravery Comes By Answering The Call

John Robert Lewis (February 21, 1940 – July 17, 2020) was an American civil rights leader and politician. He was a member of the Democratic Party, and was the U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 5th congressional district from 1987 until his death. Continue reading

11/23/20 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Cindy (1978)- Cinderella In Harlem

Cindy is a 1978 American musical television film that features an entirely African-American cast. Directed by William A. Graham, the film is an urbanized retelling of Cinderella. Continue reading

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

11/13/20 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: CARMEN and GEOFFREY

CARMEN and GEOFFREY, an intimate documentary, which was awarded Best Film at Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival 2009, follows the astonishing five-decade marriage and careers of two legends of the stage: Carmen de Lavallade and Geoffrey Holder

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11/13/11 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Betty Bowers Reports on Trump’s Election Reaction

Betty Bower, America’s Best Christain, reports on lame duck president Donald J. Trump’s reaction to the election results. Continue reading