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Issa Rae Has Lent Her Voice to Google Assistant. Yes, You Can Ask Her About Lawrence

Siri has an awkward black counterpart.
Tags: Google, Science, Siri, Insecure, Daniel, Lawrence, Issa Rae, Google Assistant, Awkward Black Google

Is Issa Rae Leaving “Insecure” to Focus on Movies? Season 4 Pushed Back Until 2020

Has Issa Rae become too big for HBO and is she dumping her hit comedy series, Insecure?HBO programming chief Casey Bloys confirms that the upcoming season 4 of Insecure is getting the Game of Thrones and Atlanta treatment by being pushed back a full year, until 2020.But, before you get too angry, calm down … Rae, the show’s creator and star, is not leaving HBO and is very much committed to the show.Bloys explains that because Rae’s career has blown up so much recently, she wants to explore more ...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Atlanta, Pop Culture, Jazz, Insecure, Rae, Issa, Casey Bloys, Issa Rae, Marsai Martin, Bloys, Issa Rae Leaving, Emmys Bloys

COVER SHOTS: Issa Rae for Women’s Health… (PHOTOS)

The glow up is real!!! “Insecure” star Issa Rae covers the April 2019 issue of Women’s Health magazine. In the issue, the actress/writer/director candidly talks about how she gained weight during the success of her web series and how it began to affected her self esteem. In addition to her health management program, Issa Rae shares her take on talkative ride share drivers and exes who won’t leave you alone as part of the mag’s “Rant or Rave” series. More photos + excerpts below… (more…) ...
Tags: Health, Fashion, Celebrities, News, Atlanta, Weight Loss, Women 's Health, Insecure, Ciara, Issa Rae, Elise Neal, Cover Shots, Yvonne Orji Emanuel Acho

Is Your Attachment Style Leaving You Lonely?

If so, you can turn that around for good. Are you dreading another weekend without plans? Do you wonder why your relationships keep ending and why eligible bachelors keep passing you by? Are you sick and tired of feeling lonely and just want to fill the hole in your heart with someone meaningful? I get that. Loneliness is real and painful. What you may not realize is that the reason many people feel so lonely has much to do with their attachment styles in relationships. According to well-known...
Tags: Psychology, Relationships, Emotions, Secure, Loneliness, Publishers, Lonely, Insecure, Yourtango, John Gottman, Attachment styles

Issa Rae, Columbia Sign Multi-Picture Production Deal Promoting Diverse Screenwriters (EXCLUSIVE)

Issa Rae’s production company, ColorCreative, has signed a multi-picture production deal with Columbia Pictures. The pact is unique in that under the agreement, ColorCreative will work with and back projects from emerging, diverse screenwriters. The move comes as the entertainment industry is under pressure to develop films and shows that feature underrepresented talent both in […]
Tags: News, Insecure, Columbia Pictures, Issa Rae, ColorCreative

‘Sister Act 3’: ‘Insecure’ Executive Producer, ‘Star’ Showrunner to Write Sequel

“Sister Act 3” is ramping up development, tapping “Insecure” co-executive producer Regina Hicks and “Star” showrunner Karin Gist to pen the sequel for Disney’s newly named streaming service, Disney+. Plot details of “Sister Act 3” are being kept under wraps, but the original starred Whoopi Goldberg and centered on her Reno lounge singer, who goes […]
Tags: News, Disney, Star, Whoopi Goldberg, Insecure, Karin Gist, Sister Act 3, Regina Hicks

‘Insecure’ Star Continues To Be Rae of Light for Audiences

There are some who say Issa Rae videos should come with a warning label: Her work, particularly her groundbreaking YouTube web series “Awkward Black Girl” and award-winning HBO TV series “Insecure,” can be a little addictive. Maybe it’s because we’re all a little awkward, we’re all a little insecure and so we can relate. Or […]
Tags: Hbo, Spotlight, Insecure, Issa Rae

‘Insecure,’ ‘SMILF,’ ‘Vida’ Among Series Awarded with Inaugural ReFrame TV Stamp (EXCLUSIVE)

ReFrame and IMDbPro have awarded 62 television and streaming series their first-ever ReFrame Stamp for Television, Variety has learned exclusively. The ReFrame Stamp was created by ReFrame, a coalition of industry professionals founded by Women in Film and the Sundance Institute, to recognize projects that have demonstrated success in gender-balanced hiring. Productions that receive the stamp are those that […]
Tags: News, Broad City, Insecure, Sundance Institute, VIDA, The Handmaid's Tale, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, SMILF, Reframe, Stamp for Television Variety

Smishing sounds funny, but it’s a serious threat to your phone’s security

We all know phishing is a huge security problem, but most people still believe it’s a problem limited to email. According to new reports, however, phishing scams are attempting to exploit your trust in text messages. The post Smishing sounds funny, but it’s a serious threat to your phone’s security appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Trends, Computing, Phishing, Insecure, Nordvpn

Issa Rae Talks About Her White Audience, Shonda Rhimes and Male Nudity

Upheaval in the entertainment business may have sent traditional players scrambling, but it’s what has enabled Issa Rae to put out the stories she wants to tell and that had long been overlooked, the star of HBO’s “Insecure” said Wednesday. In times gone by, there was “a constant desire to appeal to a broad audience […]
Tags: Hbo, Shonda Rhimes, News, Global, Insecure, Issa Rae

Insecure Season 3 Recap

Insecure Season 3 Recap Season 3 of HBO’s Insecure has come to an end. With Lawrence’s absence for most of the season, the stories of the season focused on Issa and Molly’s professional and personal development. To close out the season, we recap the changes Issa and Molly went through in these aspects. Issa and Her Hustle At the beginning of the season, Issa was out of fieldwork in her job at We Got Y’all. She tried to transform the problematic aspects of the job, but once she had, she re...
Tags: Lyft, Hbo, TV, Movies, Molly, La, Recap, Insecure, TV Recap, Inglewood, Daniel, Lawrence, Andrew, Nathan, Issa, ComingSoon

Issa Rae Joins Paul Feig Comedy American Princess

Issa Rae joins Paul Feig comedy American Princess Issa Rae has signed on to star in the comedy American Princess for producer Paul Feig, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film centers on an American woman (Rae) who moves to London, where she’s drawn into a world of wealth and high society and falls in love in a very unexpected way. Stella Meghie (Everything, Everything) is set to direct the picture from a script by Amy Aniobi, who has worked with Rae on HBO’s Insecure as a writer and p...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, TV, London, Movies, Fox, Paul Feig, Emilia Clarke, Insecure, Golden Globe, Blake, Rae, Brendan O Brien, Issa Rae, Jessie Henderson, Feigco Entertainment

Ghost-Like: Insecure Season 3 Finale Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Issa No – Issa is going around Inglewood to restaurants and artists to see if they’ll be a part of the block party but no one is here for this event but her. She is getting nothing but “NO” as a response. Later on, she tells Molly she’s putting it on hold, because it’s too hard and the person who convinced her she could do it (Nathan) is gone anyway. Molly tells her that her coworker Torian is being salty at her,...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Molly, Humor, Chad, Houston, Jared, Marcus, Insecure, Lauryn Hill, Inglewood, Lawrence, Andrew, Stacy, Tiffany, Leah

Insecure Season 3 Episode 8 Recap

Insecure Season 3 Episode 8 Recap In the previous episode of HBO’s Insecure, Issa obsessed over Nathan while she worked on her block party. This season finale began with all of the rejections Issa was getting while trying to plan it. Blackbuster Night It was Issa’s 30 th  birthday, and Molly was taking her out for a surprise. They would be seeing The Last Dragon at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. The event was part of a larger showcase of classic black films that Tiffany’s friend Condola o...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Molly, Chad, Houston, Recap, Insecure, TV Recap, Lawrence, Andrew, Tiffany, Nathan, Eli, Issa, ComingSoon

Quantum computers could break encryption, so it’s going quantum too

Quantum computers could defeat conventional encryption, but that doesn’t mean our data is doomed. Quantum encryption can be used for defense. We spoke to John Prisco, CEO of Quantum Xchange, about how quantum keys will keep us safe. The post Quantum computers could break encryption, so it’s going quantum too appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Features, Computing, Quantum Encryption, Quantum, Quantum Computing, Insecure, Quantum Xchange, John Prisco

Obsessed-Like: Season 3, Episode 7 Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. MIA – It’s been a week since Issa has heard from Nathan and she cannot stop thinking about him. Molly finally accepts the date with Andrew and it seems to be going well. She admits to him that she turned him down so many times because she was embarrassed by her festival shenanigans. But, she has to go to work that day and she asks him out for the day after. Ok den! Chad wants to go clubbing that night but Lawrenc...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Molly, Humor, Chad, Sherlock Holmes, Houston, Insecure, Lawrence, Andrew, Nathan, Issa, Lem, Block Party, Issa Rae, Bruh

Insecure Season 3 Episode 7 Recap

Insecure Season 3 Episode 7 In the previous episode of HBO’s Insecure, Molly was hesitant about dating Andrew, and Issa realized Nathan was avoiding her. In Insecure Season 3 Episode 7, Issa obsessed over Nathan while working on her block party project, and Molly gave Andrew a shot. The Perfect Precedent Molly went out with Andrew. She admitted she was embarrassed about how forward she was at the music festival. She told him she had a big presentation that would hopefully redeem her for wh...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Molly, Chad, Recap, Insecure, TV Recap, Safeway, Lawrence, Andrew, Nathan, Issa, Taurean, Andrew She

Insecure Season 3 Episode 6 Recap

Insecure Season 3 Episode 6 Recap In the previous episode of HBO’s Insecure, Issa and her friends went to a music festival and ran into Lawrence. In this week’s episode, Issa began organizing a block party in Inglewood and attended Tiffany’s baby shower. “People Are Gonna Wanna Drink” Issa went to Inglewood’s City Hall to obtain permits for a block party she would be planning. She would have her own business that she was considering calling Musiqal, Inc. The woman at City Hall suggested she...
Tags: Lyft, Hbo, TV, Movies, Molly, Chad, Recap, City Hall, Insecure, TV Recap, Inglewood, Lawrence, Andrew, Blair, Tiffany, Kelli

Ready-Like: Insecure Season 3, Episode 6 Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Meetup – Issa and Lawrence are seeing each other for the first time in a while and when she asks him what he’s up to, he runs through it in his head. He’s been sleeping with random girls he meets any and everywhere and being reckless with his BFF Chad. He even got an STD. But how do you tell your ex that? He just says he ain’t been doing much. Permission – Issa’s idea is to throw a block party in her neighborhood...
Tags: Lyft, Hbo, TV, Molly, Karen, DMV, Humor, Chad, Cheshire, Insecure, Derek, Lawrence, Andrew, Blair, Tiffany, Kelli

TV Bits: ‘Castle Rock’, ‘American Horror Story’, ‘Billy on the Street’, ‘Law and Order’, ‘The Walking Dead’ and More

In this edition of TV Bits: Castle Rock season 2 may bring back characters from season 1 Check out a preview of American Horror Story: Apocalypse Billy On the Street is returning with new web episodes Law and Order: Hate Crimes is the latest Law and Order spin-off Go behind the scenes of The Deuce season 2 One of the producers of The Simpsons noticed a major continuity error from a 23-year-old episode A new Walking Dead season 9 trailer HBO renews Ballers and Insecure The CW is developing a Na...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, New York, Television, Movies, Drama, Law, The Walking Dead, Horror, Washington, Amc, Walking Dead, Fox, Netflix, Thriller, Animation

High-Like: Insecure Season 3, Episode 5 Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Running – Issa is driving Lyft to make ends meet after quitting her We Got Yall job, and gets all types of passengers. Best one? Thug Yoday! She ends up at Molly’s job with all types of errand stuff for her bestie to get her ready for their trip to a music festival in California where Beyonce is performing! They both need this trip and Beyoncé’s performance so bad that Issa does the Formation choreography as she ...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Beyonce, California, Molly, Humor, Chad, Insecure, Derek, Lawrence, Bey, Tiffany, Kelli, Trina, Nathan, Issa

Insecure Season 3 Episode 5 Recap

Insecure Season 3 Episode 5 Recap In the previous episode of HBO’s Insecure, Issa quit her job, and Molly teamed up with her assertive colleague Taurean. Insecure season 3 episode 5 had Issa and her friends heading to a music festival. Beyoncé or Bust Issa was driving for Lyft and running errands for Molly while she figured out what she was going to do next. But the weekend would be devoted to partying with Molly, Kelli, and Tiffany at a local music festival. At the same time, she was wait...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Beyonce, Molly, Recap, Insecure, TV Recap, Mdma, Lawrence, Ferris, Tiffany, Kelli, Nathan, Derrick, Issa

Comedy Series Ballers and Insecure Renewed at HBO

Comedy series Ballers and Insecure renewed at HBO HBO announced today that the premium cable network has renewed the comedy series Ballers for a fifth season and Insecure for a fourth season. Exploring the glamorous and often cutthroat world of pro football through a group of past and present players striving to stay in the game, Ballers stars Dwayne Johnson as ex-superstar Spencer Strasmore, who has reinvented himself as a financial manager for today’s players. Created by Stephen Levinson (H...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Dwayne Johnson, TV News, Insecure, HBO HBO, Issa Rae, ComingSoon, TV Premiere Dates, Ballers, Stephen Levinson, Spencer Strasmore, Julian Farino, Brittany S Hall Ballers, Larry Wilmore Rae

‘Insecure,’ ‘Ballers’ Renewed by HBO

HBO has renewed “Insecure” for a fourth season and fellow comedy series  “Ballers” for a fifth season. The renewals come nearly a month after the two series returned for new seasons Aug. 12 on HBO and its digital platforms. Created by Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore, “Insecure” follows the friendship of two women dealing with […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Larry Wilmore, Insecure, Issa Rae, Ballers

Insecure Season 3 Episode 4 Recap

Insecure Season 3 Episode 4 Recap In the previous episode of HBO’s Insecure, Issa took the property manager job and rejected Daniel again, while Molly struggled to find her place at the new firm. This episode began with Issa moving into her new apartment. “Can’t a B**** Have Goals?” Daniel helped Issa bring in one of her last boxes and hugged her goodbye. Molly brought Issa some housewarming gifts and encouraged her to throw out old things. Issa claimed that insisting she was a new version ...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Molly, La, Los Angeles, Houston, Recap, Insecure, TV Recap, Daniel, Felicia, Trina, Nathan, Joanne, Leimert Park

Fresh-Like: Insecure Season 3, Episode 4 Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Fresh Start – Issa’s got her new spot, and is back with her raps cuz she finally has a bathroom mirror again. Daniel stops by to drop off the last of her stuff and he looks like he’s already missing her. Those Puss-in-Boots eyes he was giving told me that. She thanks him with a hug and he bounces. He looks slightly salty, doe. Molly comes bearing gifts: an inflatable mattress, a plant and some Hennessy. She’s suc...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Molly, La, Humor, Houston, Insecure, Daniel, Nathan, Joanne, Zane, Frieda, Issa, Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji, Hurricane Harvey

Backwards-Like: Insecure Season 3, Episode 3 Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Heart wants – Daniel wakes up Issa, who is in his bed, now that she can sleep there and not the couch for once. She’s encroaching on his side of the bed and she says it’s because he got the good pillow and grabs it from under him. Under her pillow is hella chip crumbs, doe, and she says it’s what the heart wants. His question “what else does the heart want?” leads to him going down on her as she eats more chips b...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Molly, House, Humor, Spider, Insecure, Daniel, Tiffany, Kelli, YMCA, Joanne, Khalil, Frieda, Issa, Issa Rae

Insecure Season 3 Episode 3 Recap

Insecure Season 3 Episode 3 Recap In the previous episode of HBO’s Insecure, Issa helped Daniel reconnect with music producer Khalil, and Molly interviewed with an African American firm. Insecure Season 3 Episode 3 begins with Issa and Daniel in their new “sleeping together platonically” arrangement. “We’ve Given White People Enough Time” Issa and Frieda were at a job fair looking for potential new hires for We Got Y’all. They wanted to hire more African Americans after Issa had suggested ...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Molly, Recap, Docusign, Insecure, TV Recap, Daniel, Joanne, Khalil, Frieda, Issa, ComingSoon, Spyder, Frieda When Frieda