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  • Jimmie ‘J.J.’ Walker on ‘Dy-No-Mite!’: ‘Norman Lear Detested It.’

    Jan 22, 14 by EURpublisher02 5 Comments

    *“Good Times” had its share of critics back in the day, particularly when it came to the antics of J.J. Some critics saw his mannerisms as nothing more than shuckin’ and jiving, perpetuating the worst stereotypes about African American males. It didn’t help the cause that a white male, TV legend Norman Lear, was signing off […]

  • Paris Hilton, Lil Wayne Team for ‘Good Times’ (Listen)

    Oct 2, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Paris Hilton, the newest artist on Lil Wayne’s Young Money label, just released a sample of her new song with Weezy in which the two sing about being intoxicated. Titled “Good Times,” the lyrics include this verse from Wayne: “I’m f**ked up … I can’t tell you what’s what. All she know is suck, f**k. […]

  • THE (05-30-13) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

    May 30, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE Never be afraid to sit awhile and think. […]

  • Sony Pictures Developing Film Adaptation of ‘Good Times’

    Mar 12, 13 by EURpublisher02 10 Comments

    *Sony Pictures and producer Scott Rudin are turning the’70s sitcom “Good Times” into a feature film. They’ve hired writer Phil Johnston, whose most recent credits include “Wreck-It Ralph” and “Cedar Rapids,” while Rudin will produce the family comedy with Eli Bush. “Good Times” focused on working-class couple James and Florida Evans as they raised three […]

  • Jimmie Walker Tells Black People to Stop Complaining

    Jan 13, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 22 Comments

    *Former “Good Time’s” star, Jimmie Walker, chatted with NPR’s Michele Martin recently to discuss his position on why major studios would rather avoid black films. According to him, the community protests too frequently about the stereotypes projected on film. But he argues that some of the stereotypes that some argue appear bad, aren’t necessarily negative. […]

  • Jimmie ‘J.J.’ Walker Went from Being Too Black to Not Black Enough

    Jul 18, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 8 Comments

    *Jimmie “J.J.” Walker is all over the place lately. He recently interviewed with CNN, discussing his new book, gay marriage, and his career path. Walker became popular from his role on “Good Times” and his catchphrase, “dyn-o-mite!” kept him relevant over time. Like EURweb on Facebook But when he first started out, he wasn’t well […]