Friday, June 14, 2024

MIKE EPPS – Balancing Hollywood and family

If you saw him on the street, you’d be forgiven for impulsively crying out, “Hey, Day-Day!”
His show-stealing performances in two “Friday” sequels made Mike Epps “that guy” — the rare comic actor who can produce easy laughter while authentically channeling the black experience.

RUBEN SANTIAGO-HUDSON: The Moulin Rouge goes Hollywood!

August 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Cover Story

When the telephone rings for my scheduled interview with Ruben Santiago-Hudson, the voice on the other end is out of breath. Coming from a man as busy as the actor/writer/producer, the breathlessness is not entirely unexpected. For the moment, however, the cause is purely and immediately physiological: He has just alighted a New York City […]