Tonja Renée Stidhum
Staff Writer, Entertainment at The Root. Sugar, spice & everything rice. Equipped with the uncanny ability to make a Disney reference and a double entendre in the same sentence.
Mar 5

Off topic, but does this mean that Vice is going to have a show called Showtime? 

Feb 8

Harold needs to go down In history as the man who made a slice of white bread palatable. Granted, you have to top It with chicken and mild sauce, but... still.

Sep 3

Thank you for this, Tonja. This show is black. I mean it’s pig feet and chitterlings with hot sauce black! FYI, you forgot one ‘ism in your description. Do gooder classism is also present. Notice how Andre’ wanders about the town he’s from now that he’s returned home an educated man. That sort of explains why he’s Read more

Aug 21

DJ D-Nice doing a “D Tour”? First the DNC now DC Fandome? LOL!

Jul 14

Yo the jokes about Barris stretching a brick are funny but if we are keeping it two virgils - Old-ish & and Man-ish are pretty necessary stories even if they are not tackled in Barris’ -Ish Cinematic Universe. We NEED someone to write stories about black empty-nester/retirees in 2020.

And save for Atlanta.. we don’t Read more

Jul 10

I guess it’s a good thing this was on a gospel album because this is NOT the gang banging I was expecting.

Jul 10

I don’t know why, but this is not the kind of ‘gang banging’ I was expecting. Thought it would be something along the lines of the old blues songs like ‘Back door man’. Either way, pretty hilarious and unexpected.

Jun 24

Yep, Black America, it’s way past time that We The Black People dealt with this bullshit. Time to call out these motherfuckers who we made into the leaders of the community and hit the re-set button on that major fucking mistake. This can not continue.

May 25

Before everything shut down people told me this was one of the best thrillers they had seen in years. I will now check it out as Moss looks amazing in the clips I have seen. Hodge is proving to be a versatile and talented actor. I mean from MC Ren to Hidden Figures to Undeground everything he is in has been excellent

May 18

I just hope we get a Lester to Clay Davis “deez nutz” smile and one good sheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet in there

May 13

Thank you so much for posting this! Really looking forward to watching it!

May 12

It’s a god damn crime that Morgan didn’t get an Oscar nod for his role in The Last Black Man in San Francisco or ANY hype for his role in Just Mercy. I was crying grown ass man tears over Herbert Richardson. I hope the Academy does right by him and nominates him for that role. Then he portrayed that dastardly Sol Read more