David Alan Grier on The Carmichael Show, the prescience of Blankman, and repeatedly turning down In Living Color

The actor: David Alan Grier was already a Tony-nominated actor (for playing Jackie Robinson in the musical The First) before making his big-screen debut in the Robert Altman drama, Streamers, but he’s spent most of his career alternately resisting and listening to the siren song of comedy. A bit part in one Keenen…

The Man tries to stop Arizona teacher from playing Rage Against The Machine in class

Departing Arizona state superintendent of public education John Huppenthal has sent a “notice of noncompliance” to the Tucson Unified School District for using Rage Against The Machine lyrics in class, which sounds like something the Man would do in a Rage Against The Machine song. The notice specifically cites two…