Articles by Brian Josephs
“The New Negroes” Takes the Black Renaissance to Comedy Central
Open Mike Eagle and Baron Vaughn’s new show presents a platform for black, left-of-mainstream acts.
In Conversation: Wyatt Cenac Has Some Problems to Discuss
The “Problem Areas” creator navigates diversity in the writers’ room, gentrification, and the surreality of modern America.
Remembering the Black Friendship of “Hey Monie!”
Following the fifteenth anniversary of BET’s “Hey Monie!,” key figures from the show look back on the now-obscure animation that was ahead of its time.