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Insecure Season 2 Premiere: “Hella Great”

Insecure Season 2 Premiere: “Hella Great”

Team Issa versus Team Lawrence Ok…so I’ll be the first to admit that going into Season 2 of Insecure, I was #teamIssa! No if ands or buts about it. Something about being the person in a relationship who feels like things are stagnant and just aren’t growing, plus the appeal of the unknown resonated with me more than the guy who sits at home, depressed, uninspired and unmotivated. But, in all fairness, we can fall victim to either role in real life…so choose your side carefully! What happens next? Well, even I wasn’t ready for the adventures we see Issa, Molly and Lawrence expose us to in the premiere episode. Issa (played by the...

Issa Rae Drops Tease & Talks About INSECURE Season Two

Issa Rae Drops Tease & Talks About INSECURE Season Two

The contemporary black woman has a say on HBO (BROWN GIRLS will add to that conversation) but right now it is all Issa Rae. And she is about to offer more of her style when INSECURE returns for its eight-episode second season SUNDAY, JULY 23. Rae and her show’s cast and crew have had an opportunity to chat about what is ahead and that’s good because, as you’ll soon see, the Season Two teaser doesn’t offer us much. The folks behind INSECURE sat down with Deadline to talk about the show recently and it helped us get insight into the process. Showrunner Prentice Penny stated – “Issa and I do a thing where we go to a hotel and...

BALLERS and INSECURE Join GAME OF THRONES in July

BALLERS and INSECURE Join GAME OF THRONES in July

As is always the pattern around here for every one-hour drama series on a Sunday night there are always two accompanying comedic half-hours to follow. Right now, of course, we have BIG LITTLE LIES followed by GIRLS and CRASHING. Next on the horizon is THE LEFTOVERS with SILICON VALLEY and VEEP close behind. Then comes the summer slate. It will be GAME OF THRONES, debuting July 16, with BALLERS and INSECURE taking up the later hour. Here is a brief press release highlighting the slightly later season premieres of the comedy block due to GOT shorter season.     HBO has confirmed a JULY 23 debut for the new seasons of the hit comedy...

Insecure: Episode 7 & the Season Finale

Insecure: Episode 7 & the Season Finale

The first season of this HBO comedy hit off with a bang and continued throughout the season. Following Issa as she navigates work and relationships amidst growing into adulthood and figuring out who she is has provided both plenty of laughs and cringe-worthy moments for the audience. The show was a hit, and enough of one to already be secured for a second season along with other first season shows, Divorce and Westworld. let’s take a look at what we got.   Episode 7: “Real as F*ck” In this episode, we begin by seeing Lawrence (Jay Ellis) suspect something more is going on with Issa and Daniel (Y’lan Noel)....

Insecure: Episodes 5 & 6

Insecure: Episodes 5 & 6

Just like in the last couple of episodes Issa and Molly are still struggling through. Here is the latest. Episode 5 – “Shady As F***” In the fifth episode, we see Issa continue to struggle to work, especially when several colleagues continually undermine her efforts. Worse, she is excluded from several emails from higher ups making her feel even more worthless. She seems to have found one person at work she can count on – her partner. She’s also trying to put together a career day presentation for the students, with a variety of people in different fields. She is a bit disappointed when her friend Molly can’t make...

WESTWORLD, DIVORCE and INSECURE All Renewed For Season Two

WESTWORLD, DIVORCE and INSECURE All Renewed For Season Two

Straight from an official Press Release comes news that the current Sunday night lineup, even before the conclusion of their respective premiere seasons, have each been renewed for a sophomore season. Read the information below: HBO RENEWS WESTWORLD, DIVORCE AND INSECURE LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14, 2016 – HBO has renewed WESTWORLD, DIVORCE and INSECURE for second seasons, it was announced today by Casey Bloys, president, HBO Programming. “I am thrilled to announce the pickup of our three fall series, all of which have distinctive, original voices,” said Bloys. “Critics and viewers alike have welcomed WESTWORLD and INSECURE, as well as the...

Insecure: Episodes 3 & 4

Insecure: Episodes 3 & 4

Created by and starring Issa Rae, Insecure follows the life of a young black woman making her way in Los Angeles. In the first two episodes, we meet Issa working at a non-profit to help inner city kids. While she loves her job, she’s the token minority which makes her job difficult at times. She is struggling in her relationship with Lawrence and tested by the availability of her ex. Here’s what we expected from –  Episode 3 – “Racist as F*ck.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_RnZqu62mI After avoiding coming home for a while, Issa comes back to her apartment but has yet to fully address the relationship...

Insecure: Series Premiere & Episode 2

Insecure: Series Premiere & Episode 2

  Insecure Series Premiere: “Insecure as F***” Issa’s (Issa Rae) life is tumultuous, to say the least. From problems on the job, to problems with her live in boyfriend and her stressed out best friend, no matter where she turns, insecurity seems to get the best of her. From the opening scene where she’s attempting to address a class of intermediate students to explain what she does for a living (she works in the non profit job that tries to improve the circumstances of inner city youth) to where she’s speaking to her best friend Molly, we see that Issa is struggling with confidence. She is struggling with her job, her...

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