Nike x Netflix | Who Saw This Coming?

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I did. Instead of writing an entirely new article, I’m going to build a discussion from older articles on this site. I’ve explained that Nike is always looking to Apple for where the company is headed. I’m surprised that this partnership wasn’t with Apple TV. From Nike: Netflix’s more than 223 million worldwide members will … Read more

How ENTERGALACTIC Hearkens to the Height of Novel Writers Like Omar Tyree and Eric Jerome Dickey

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During the 90s an explosion of Black art took place landing novelists and filmmakers in bookstores and film complexes in what many considered a second Black Art Renaissance. As “sistergirl” lit came into prominence, led by Terry McMillan’s “How Stella Got Her Groove Back“, the book became a film featuring Angela Basset and Whitney Houston, … Read more

When Does the Dream Die for Hoopers? Hustle on Netflix starring Adam Sandler

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No spoilers One of the best coaches I know is named J.S. (I don’t want to disclose his name). I’ve known Coach S for almost twenty years. He’s no longer on the bench and it breaks my heart. Coach is one of the best basketball minds in the country. He’s worked at every level from … Read more

The sacai x Nike VaporWaffle Arrives In Villain Red Arrives In The EU | From the Gregory Brothers OH MY DAYUM to Netflix | Consistency Works in Different Ways

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Almost ten years ago a group of musicians began capitalizing on the viral moments on YouTube and other media outlets. The Gregory Brothers brought us the hilariousness of Antoine Dodson and Sweet Georgia Brown. All of these remixes led to a higher profile for the people featured and the words from the interviews and reviews … Read more

High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America on Netflix is an Important Juneteenth Watch

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Black food is American food. Chef and writer Stephen Satterfield traces the delicious, moving throughlines from Africa to Texas in this docuseries. If High on the Hog was a museum, my wife and I walked into the room and were overwhelmed with the beauty. Cooking is art and the idea of elevated cuisine is often … Read more

Complex’s Netflix Show “Sneakerheads” Isn’t a Documentary or a Serious Project… It’s Just Goofy, Mainstream Fun

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In chapter one of my book “Nike’s Consumer Direct Offense…” I state: Sneaker culture has become mainstream. A quick search online garners report after report on reselling sneakers and articles on how athleisure is driving fashion. One likelihood at the income of major sneaker companies now vs the year 2000 and there is a direct … Read more

A Conversation is Developing Around Complex’s “Sneakerheads” Sitcom on Netflix

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There have been consistent discussions around the problems of a toxic workplace at Complex. I’m not the person to speak on this aspect as I have never been attached to the company and my connections in the industry tend to be on the business side. However, one of the people who I feel is an … Read more