Tyler Perry Archives

Please work your voodoo magic and make sure that this becomes the official poster for your adaptation of  ‘For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf.’ I’m already worried about how the adaptation is going to turn out.  At least give us something to look forward to and be hopeful for. Read More

Confession: I liked Why Did I Get Married?. I saw it in a theater with family (as all Tyler Perry films should be viewed). Sadly, the theater wasn’t in Baltimore (my absolute favorite place to watch bad black films, because they’re always packed and interactive); it was in Grand Rapids, so the audience was sparse Read More

We’ll preface this as we do most of our write-ups on Tyler Perry: we, here at PostBourgie, are not blind TP haters. We have never claimed that he’s “setting the race back” or “cooning.” We don’t think he’s an unabashed embarrassment to Black people. So we hope comments on this piece won’t reflect those kinds Read More

by Black Scientist. x-posted from Black Scientist. Entertainment Weekly recently ran an article about Tyler Perry and “black america’s secret culture war”. I’m not sure what they’re talking about and I tend to think I’m black. but apparently, there’s a culture war in progress right under our noses, and it’s all due to mr. multi-millionaire Read More

A CT scan of a McDonald’s Filet O’Fish sandwich. [via Radiology Art] Out of Good Options for Detroit. When G.M. and Chrysler asked for billions of dollars in government money last week, they argued that it would ultimately cheaper for taxpayers than if they filed for bankrutcy. But the Obama administration is  looking into letting Read More

Does the fact that Tyler Perry and Oprah teamed up to “support” Push (which slb discussed here) make you more or less likely to see it?