Mo’Nique Goes In A Rant Against Oprah, Tyler Perry, And Lee Daniels
Over the weekend; Mo’Nique looked to have taken her moment on stage as an opportunity to air out her raw opinion on how she was treated in the industry. At one point we saw the Oscar winning comedian rubbing shoulders with Hollywood’s elite to now taking a more independent approach wit... [Read More]
Mo’Nique Goes In A Rant Against Oprah, Tyler Perry, And Lee Daniels
Over the weekend; Mo’Nique looked to have taken her moment on stage as an opportunity to air out her raw opinion on how she was treated in the industry. At one point we saw the Oscar winning comedian rubbing shoulders with Hollywood’s elite to now taking a more independent approach wit... [Read More]
Mo’Nique Talks Oscars Boycott: “That’s Not Some Sh*t I Watch Anyway”
For the third episode of her newly launched podcast series Open Relationship with her husband Sidney, Mo’Nique jumps in on the talks surrounding the Oscars’s lack of diversity. A few years ago at the 82nd Academy Awards, Monique left with an Oscar of her own for her role in the film Pre... [Read More]
Mo’Nique Interested To Play Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, And Ida B. Wells In A Movie
Mo’Nique continues to show that things are still moving for her career despite rumors of being blackballed. Last night with her husband on arm, she attended this year’s Emmys as a nominee for her role in HBO’s Bessie. Though she didn’t leave with an award, Mo’Nique is ... [Read More]
Tracy Letts: How To Live A Creative Life
Great tips from Pulitzer Prize-winner writer and Tony Award-winning actor Tracy Letts, who shares his top ten ways to become your most creative self. Who knew that ignoring  NPR, lying and […]Author informationMonique MadridWest Coast Editor at Serial OptimistMonique Madrid is a Los... [Read More]
“Neal On The Road” – Two Minutes Of Silly, Dumb Fun!
I doubt comedian Grant Lyon would mind me calling his new web series “Neal On The Road” dumb, because I mean it as a total compliment. The series follows a […]Author informationMonique MadridWest Coast Editor at Serial OptimistMonique Madrid is a Los Angeles via Chicago comedian, ... [Read More]
“Beth From Chicago” – Five Crazy Characters From One Talented Woman
Beth Melewski is the über-talented performer known from her multiple revues with The Second City, as well for being Chicago’s own “Cash Cab” host. Her bawdy performance style, fun character work […]Author informationMonique MadridWest Coast Editor at Serial Optimis... [Read More]
Starting Small In The LA Comedy Scene Hits Home
I’ve only been in LA for eight weeks, so I haven’t fully jumped into any real groups or a routine for that matter. Most of my time has been spent […]Author informationMonique MadridWest Coast Editor at Serial OptimistMonique Madrid is a Los Angeles via Chicago comedian, writer and... [Read More]
Chelsea McLean On Joining The Circus
Remember when you were a kid and you wanted to run away to the circus? No? just me? Well for those who have entertained the idea, you’ll love hearing Chelsea [...]Author informationMonique MadridWest Coast Editor at Serial OptimistMonique Madrid is a Los Angeles via Chicago comedian, writer an... [Read More]