The Nose On 'High On The Hog' And Afro-Latinx Representation In 'In The Heights'
It's a special, Juneteenth (observed)-observing, Thursday edition of The Nose.
First: The lack of Afro-Latinx actors in the movie version of In the Heights has caused some controversy. Lin-Manuel Miranda has apologized.
And: High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America is a four-part docuseries hosted by Stephen Satterfield. All four episodes hit Netflix on May 26.
Some other stuff that happened this week, give or take:
- Congress Has Made Juneteenth A National Holiday. Just Don't Talk About The Legacy Of Slavery.
As conservatives seek to ban critical race theory from schools, many Black Americans wonder if children will fully understand the new holiday marking the end of slavery.
- Ned Beatty, titanic character actor of 'Network,' dies at 83
- Opinion: Tom Hanks Is A Non-Racist. It's Time For Him To Be Anti-Racist
- James Corden Is Facing Backlash For His "Spill Your Guts" Segment
"It's blatant racism."
- How 'WandaVision,' 'The Umbrella Academy,' 'Harley Quinn' Subvert the Superhero Genre
- Tina Fey Looks Back at Problematic '90s Trends During 'Girls5Eva' Tribeca Panel: 'We All Cosigned That?'
- The Girl Scouts Have Unsold Cookies Left. 15 Million Boxes!
- How Working From Home Has Changed Employees
They are used to far greater independence. And they may value personal time more. Bosses better be ready to adapt.
- An Oral History Of 'Freddy Got Fingered,' Tom Green's Glorious Broadside Against The Fame Industry That Made Him
- Cristiano Ronaldo snub sees Coca-Cola market value fall by $4bn
- 'The Cable Guy' Turns 25: How Jim Carrey’s $20 Million Salary Shook Up Hollywood
- A David Bowie Painting That Sold For $4 At A Thrift Store Is Now Up For Auction
- Robert Altman's 20 best films -- ranked!
From The Long Goodbye to Short Cuts, Altman's innovative movies have influenced a generation of film-makers. With the re-release of Nashville and a BFI tribute, we rank the work of one of America’s greatest directors
- Rand Richards Cooper - A fiction writer, contributing editor at Commonweal, and the restaurant critic for the Hartford Courant
- Shawn Murray - A stand-up comedian, writer, and the host of the Nobody Asked Shawn podcast
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Colin McEnroe and Cat Pastor contributed to this show.