An oral history of Saturday Night Live’s “Black Jeopardy.”
“This is a horse … loose in a hospital.”
From Blacula to Who’s Your Caddy?, let’s review the most egregious examples of “What if we made a black version of X?”
Tamborine delves into Chris Rock’s divorce from his ex-wife, his infidelity, and his addiction to porn.
Was it the original cast? Tina Fey times? The early ’90s?
She now belongs to one of the most exclusive clubs in American comedy: the black female comedian let down by SNL.
He’s rich and famous, yet we still want to see the plucky underdog.
His racial subordination forced a choice between popular recognition and basic human dignity.