POP CULTURE WRITING

“The Tiring, Pervasive Pain of Racism,” The Indian Express, July 29, 2013

“Hip-Hop Objectifies Women, But So Does Society,” The Indian Express, January 10, 2013

17 Girls: The Knock-Up Squad,” The Village Voice, September 19, 2012

“The Mainstreaming of Madea,” The Village Voice, June 27, 2012

“Last Days of Disco,” The Indian Express,  May 29, 2012

“The 5 Most Ridiculous Things About the Jay and Bey Baby Saga” Clutch Magazine, Jan. 10, 2012

“Is Tami Roman The Greatest Reality Star of All Time?” Clutch Magazine,  Aug 19, 2011

“Six Feet Under: The Madness of Minor Characters,” Pop Matters, November 14, 2011

“Black, With White Taste,” LA Weekly, August 18, 2011

COMEDY WRITING

BET Awards 2014, Writer: My favorite of the presentation bits by our team: Kerry Washington and Kevin Hart Present 

What The Funny, 2013, Writer’s Assistant: My favorite of the online comedy videos I helped write and produce: “Drunk as F@$k” (Drunk in Love Parody)

 

BROADCAST COMMENTARY

“Black Folk Don’t: Go Green”, Black Folk Don’t Season 3, 2013.

“Black Folk Don’t:: Do Plastic Surgery” Black Folk Don’t Season 3, 2013.

“Black Folk Don’t: Adopt” Black Folk Don’t Season 3, 2013.

“Shemar Moore” HuffPost Live, June 3, 2013

“Kanye-sian Economics: Does Kanye Have a Point about ‘New Slavery’?” HuffPost Live, May 24, 2013

“Family Tools: A Conversation With Danielle Nicolet,” HuffPost Live, May 1, 2013

“Donald Faison: Who Gets The Last Laugh?” HuffPost Live, April 16, 2013

“Rocking NCIS” HuffPost Live, February 14, 2013

“First SNL, Now Legend: Garret Morris,” HuffPost Live, January 9, 2013

“TSA Get Out of My Hair!” (excerpt), HuffPost Live, December 8, 2012

100 Greatest Hip Hop Songs,”  (excerpt), VH-1, orig. airdate Sept 28, 2008 – Oct 3, 2008

“The Humpday Holla” Podcast, Soul Sanctuary Radio, Monthly Cultural Correspondent,  September 2009 – December 2010

 

POP CULTURE/ACADEMIA

Master’s Thesis: THE SOCIAL AND CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE OF A DIFFERENT WORLD 

 

uscannenbergPUBLIC SPEAKING APPEARANCES

“Beating Facebook English,” Elite Education Institute,  June 1, 2013.

“Why The Tassel is Worth The Hassle.” Los Angeles Urban League, October 18, 2012

“What’s New About New Media?” Hollywood 2.0 Forum, University of Southern California, April 14, 2012

“Find Your Salad: Pop Culture Journalism and The Web.” Food for Thought Series, University of Southern California, March 21, 2012

“Still Waiting to Exhale”: Black Women in Film (panel discussion), Hampton University, Feb 4, 2009

 

SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE

”Five Black Films We’d Watch Anytime,” The Root, March 13, 2012

“Tameka Raymond Tweets Make her Poster Child for Down Low Fear,” The Grio, December 8, 2012

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