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Regina Hall Talks Unapologetic Blackness and Absurd Racism Of ‘Black Monday’

At some point within the last year of her acting career, Regina Hall called a white man a racist, he thanked her and she loved it. That’s what Black Monday does to its…

‘Black Monday’ Becomes A Dramedy As Its World Flips Upside Down: Episode 9 Recap

Blair was Mo’s mirror in episode “295.” In this week’s episode, he internalizes Mo’s qualities, and now the reflection wants to take over the original’s life, like a…

‘Black Monday’ Explores Mo’s Backstory With Narration Of ’60s Soul Music: Episode 8 Recap

For seven episodes, we got glimpses into the past that molded Mo into the savage trader he is. Episode “7042” finally takes us closer to his origin, and apparently, that…

‘Black Monday’ Plays With Its Conventions And Tackles Race

There’s a beautiful sort of symmetry that makes this episode a hallmark of the Black Monday

‘Black Monday’ Races Closer To The Collapse: Episode 5 Recap

After five episodes, episode “243” marks the midway point of Black Monday‘s 10-episode first season and the pacing is noticeably quicker. The first three episodes…

‘Black Monday’ Recap: The Woman Is The Man

Another week, another dive into Showtime’s Black Monday. On this week’s episode, “339,” Mo takes Blair out for a night on the town, Dawn gets a wake-up call about the…

‘Black Monday’ Gets Back To Black And Dawn Shines Brighter: Episode 2 Recap

We’ll gladly say it: Black Monday‘s series premiere episode wasn’t nearly Black enough. The 34-minute episode was conspicuously devoid of almost any acknowledgment that…

‘Black Monday’ Is More Than The Black Wolf of Wall Street: Episode 1 Recap

Describing Showtime’s dramedy Black Monday as the black Wolf of Wall Street is lazy, yet inevitable. The show, set in the year leading up to the global stock market…