The Banned List: Tyler Perry

The Banned List:  Tyler Perry

Let me first start out by saying that Tyler Perry once had my attention.  I was a strong supporter of his cause and all his works.  Although I wasn’t there as a supporter for him since day one I was, however, there before all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, TBS, and The OWN Network called his name.

If I recall correctly, Diary of a Mad Black Woman (the play) was my first encounter with Mr Perry.  I remember watching it on DVD and thinking how good it was.  A little raw in it’s delivery, but still…it was good. Continue reading

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The Banned List

The Banned List

 

Many of you may be wondering what the “Banned List” is.  It’s very simple actually.  “The Banned List” consists of people, places, or things that you choose not to associate yourself with any longer.  For example, if you go to restaurant “A” and you get food poisoning, then you may put restaurant “A” on your “Banned List” until further notice.

My first encounter with the term “Banned List” came when I moved to California and I began working for my current boss Ed.  He was giving me the rundown of the company, and what my responsibilities were.  While he was talking, I noticed that he had a white board hanging on his wall with different sections.  Each section had notes and scribbles indicating different responsibilities or duties that he had to accomplish in the coming weeks.   There was something on this board that just didn’t belong, at least in my eyes….the phrase “Banned List.”  Under this heading was a list of names of different things, foods, and places. Continue reading

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