Tonja Renée Stidhum
tonjareneestidhum
Staff Writer, Entertainment at The Root. Sugar, spice & everything rice. Equipped with the uncanny ability to make a Disney reference and a double entendre in the same sentence.
10/10/19
2:55 PM
19

Ol’ PETA Gurl almost got bippity boppity boom’d

10/10/19
11:37 AM
12

I dare Dick Wolf to do an episode about one of his former employees, who tried to set himself up as a Transsexual advocate until he got called out for being a john who went out looking for teenaged transsexual girls to have sex with and then threw a hissy fit when an online news site reporter “dared” to ask him about

10/8/19
3:38 PM
2

Yay!!! Because I am 89% sure my mom would’ve made me watch this shit-show and I am glad to avoid while my liver gets to rest up.

10/8/19
12:19 PM
6

If it weren’t for PBS, I wouldn’t have known much about the early black pioneers in cinema. (Sorry, BET, that I missed a few episodes of Thea re-runs and Cita’s World to learn some stuff)

10/3/19
1:22 PM
8

My fondest memories of Rudy Ray Moore recordings was listening and then using shorthand words or phrases related to the albums that our parents didn’t know but would crack us up. Sitting around and using code for some pretty raunchy jokes right in front of your parents was a pretty hilarious experience. 

10/3/19
9:59 AM
12

It took three years from Captain America to The Winter Soldier. Granted The Avengers was released in the interim but the point is stop acting like this is uncommon. Take your time Ryan.

10/2/19
12:32 PM
16

She really seemed delighted about the song. Thanks for making me smile today!

10/2/19
12:13 PM
4

For the song alone this is a reboot I could get behind. Since we obviously aren’t getting the New York Undercover reboot we could modernize this one. Have this be her granddaughter and have there be musical guests at the end of each episode. I mean I smell a win win. Right?

9/30/19
10:42 AM
19

My guess at the connection between Pee-wee and the Black pack is that it goes back to the Groudlings, an improv group that started in the 70s. A ton of people that would go on to be big names got their start there, some of whom would go on to work with Eddie Murphy on SNL. I’d bet they met each other from being part of Read more

9/30/19
9:38 AM
21

I think that the Portuguese was the recipient of the first cookout invite in the 16th Century, we see how that worked out for us. Read more

9/26/19
11:35 AM
3

Season one was amazing, season two was ...good (IMHO), hopefully season three will bring back the magic.

9/25/19
5:36 PM
6

Act 1 Scene 1: Will doing his best angry face while biting his lip.
Act 5 Scene 3: Will crying
Act 8 Scene 7: Will yelling
Act 10 Scene 12: Will crying, yelling and snot flinging from his flared nostrils.

FIN.

9/25/19
4:30 PM
11

Now this is a story all about how Will Smith’s do-gooder roles got flipped-turned upside down, and I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there, I’ll tell you how he became a Netflix drug dealer, in this new movie that will air! Read more

9/24/19
1:46 PM
9

As long as we get a New Jack swing soundtrack I’m all for it lol...the music was the bomb Living just enough for da city is the best acapella song ever sung #Fight Me :)