Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Quote of the Day
"'oh I loves me some fried chicken' this line was just uttered in #TheHelpMovie #Seriously"
-- Melissa Harris-Perry, who's live-Tweeting as she screens The Help for an upcoming critique
Her take on the latest fling in Hollywood and pop culture's longtime love affair with "magical negro" and "white savior" storylines is both hysterical and unbelievably sad.
I just keep thinking about Chuck D, Ice Cube and Big Daddy Kane's reaction to Driving Miss Daisy in Public Enemy's Burn, Hollywood, Burn.
Update: Turns out the critique was for O'Donnell's show on MSNBC. This was her on-air appearance tonight: