The “Bawn” of A New Era! Meet Anthony Bawn (@AnthonyBawn), Director of “About Him: Freshman Year!”

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It is no secret that we love ourselves some About Him: Freshman Year.

The series has been rolling strong for almost two months now and we love, love, LOVE it! Again, it only proves Tyson Anthony is a genius. However, he is not the only creative genius aboard this groundbreaking web series, meet the man behind the camera, the CEO of Bawn TV, director extraordinaire, Anthony Bawn!

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Anthony is easily one of the best directors we have ever met. His style, admittedly, is very clear and cut–get it right or watch it end up on the floor. Some may find that as brutal, but we see it as efficient, especially when the public is craving your product. Indeed, Mr. Bawn has undertaken quite a project adapting this hit web series from its parent network, Signal 23 TV, to Bawn TV and Amazon Prime. Many, including us, were skeptical of his skill, but after seeing his work and actually having a meeting of the minds, we can tell you this guy is the real deal! Check out our exclusive interview with him below:

As you can see Anthony does not mince words and really tells you like it is. There has been a great deal of controversy surrounding who does and owns what with About Him, and we are impressed with how nobly he is handling it all. As aforementioned he is the CEO of Bawn TV, an online network with some amazing content. Most of the series on it are independent, a few are other series from Tyson Anthony. Personally, we have been binge watching Cheetah In August and the movies, Four,  and Chasing Pavement which stars former porn star, Remy Mars. You can subscribe to the network by clicking here.

We are here for Anthony Bawn, Bawn TV, and About Him: Freshman Year and you should be too! Happy viewing!

Written By: Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning

Videography & Editing By: Joshua Craig

***Special thanks to WTTRadio***

[VIDEO] Chris Brown (@chrisbrown) Documentary set for June Release!

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“Welcome To My Life…” That is the name of Chris Brown’s documentary set for release this June. As you recall the singer/rapper/dancer teased news of a documentary about a year ago (you can see it by clicking here) and now a trailer has been released. Check it out below:

The trailer looks amazing and truly nostalgic. We get to stroll down to seemingly simpler times when Chris was the artist we all knew and loved. He had the potential to be the greatest entertainer on the planet and somehow, somewhere he lost his way. Eerily his shortfall sounds like Michael Jackson’s in the “not getting to have a childhood” arena. However, and unsurprisingly, we had no idea he was ever suicidal. Even more riveting are the labels attributed to him like “misogynist” and “violent.” This documentary goes there and we aren’t talking about Degrassi!

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We definitely think a documentary on Breezy is definitely overdue. Over the last few years his life, career, and talent have been marred and overshadowed by controversy. Whether it is the lingering domestic violence, a restraining order from Karrueche Tran, or some mishap with a random woman or camera man as of earlier this week.

What do you guys think of Chris Brown’s documentary? Will you be tuning in? Sound off in the comments’ section below.

Written By: Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning

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4/18/2017- “Gay Famous”

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Hey Mikey,

I’ve followed your site for some time now and I really like how you keep up with all of the gay web series. I am actually on one of them, although you have yet to interview me. Anyhow, I’m having an issue with getting more acting jobs in this city. Despite the number of followers I have and the web series I have been on people continue to act like they don’t know who I am. It really is mind-boggling to me especially when I can walk into practically any bar or club in Atlanta and dozens of niggas know who I am. I feel as though I’m being blackballed. I’m really trying to do this acting thing, and I feel like these casting people need to see my worth. What do you think?

-King Star

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***About Tre, honestly I think you are coming off as spoiled and entitled–a recurring theme among many web stars. You my boy are what I  have coined as “Gay Famous.” This pretty much means you may be famous with in the gay community, the Black Gay one at that, and that is the extent of your popularity and reach. For you to begin achieving the fame I know you ultimately desire you are going to have to do some real work. That means getting head shots, taking some acting classes, networking, accepting minor roles to get your foot in the door for bigger roles, and most of all put your ego to the side. The sky is the limit when you’re young, attractive, and bangin’ it seems, but gravity all that much stronger. The Clipse said it best, “don’t let’cha ego trick yo ass!”

☆Need advice? Simply leave your question in the comments section of this post, or email me at  HeyMikeyATL@gmail.com. Be sure to pick a pen name! Thanks for checking me out! -Mikey ♡

Written By: Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning

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#Fashion Crush- Anna Dello Russo (@annadellorusso)

 When discussing a high next level sense of style, it wound be hard not to acknowledge the flamboyant, over the top, super glamorous spectacle that is Anna Dello Russo.

Anna Dello Russo at the Met Ball in 2011

As the editor-at-large of Vogue Nippon(Japan), Anna Dello Russo utilizes every opportunity to step out in the most coveted runway looks. A true fashion darling, Russo has become renown for never wearing the same outfit twice.  Once an outfit is worn, it is then archived at her other apartment, which was only purchased to house her ever plentiful wardrobe. And the born and bred Italian never disappoints.  Adopting the aesthetic of her homeland, Anna Dello Russo, the constant maximalist, can always be spotted in a full runway look and one of her signature fascinators.  I can’t help but to admit that I can respect the lady for her dedication to fashion.  To commit to never wearing the same thing twice must take as much diligence as it does money.  When asked why she doesn’t like to repeat looks she playfully exclaims in her Italian accent: “How else are you gonna please the blogger?”

Anna Dello Russo in her H&M ad

With a major influence on the fashion world, it was no wonder that the fashion chain, H&M, looked to Anna Dello Russo to collaborate with them on a limited edition collection of accessories back in 2013.   The playful, wacky, yet elegant collection of bracelets, earrings, and shoes were a true representation of the fashion diva’s unique style.

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A jet setting life, a neverending the wardrobe, and a white hot career, Anna Dello Russo has a life that many sit up at night and dream about.  But when asked if she could only save one outfit in the fire which would she do. Anna Dello Russo had a surprising answer;  “I wouldn’t save an outfit only shoes because I always felt like I could be naked but only with the right pair of shoes.”

By Dominique Bedell

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[VIDEOS] The Countdown Continues! Days 10 Thru 16 of Hotness w/ Signal 23 TV’s “About Him Season 2: The Revolution!”

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(l-r, clockwise) Chris June, Monyetta Shaw, Kimberly Jones, and Levi Erik

THE TWENTY-THREE DAYS OF HOTNESS, ANTICIPATION, AND SHEER EXCITEMENT WE HAVE TO ENDURE UNTIL THE PREMIERE OF SIGNAL 23 TV’S ABOUT HIM SEASON 2: THE REVOLUTION IS JUST WAY TOO MUCH!

Thankfully, the network is continuing to give us tidbits on this upcoming season thanks to their daily videos from the cast of the series. As you recall, the new season of the series on the network will not be a continuation of the first season, but instead is becoming an anthology series focusing on an all-new story line and besides Gary Lavard, a new cast! Check out a few teasers for the series below.

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#Declassified! Search Warrant Reveals Prince (@prince) Had Pills Throughout Paisley Park!

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There is not a day that goes by that we do not miss Prince.

It is hard to believe it has almost been a year since his untimely demise and he is still grieved by the entire world. Naturally, his cause of death was controversial; and rumors of his health and chemical dependency have been running rampant, but now thanks to a newly revealed search warrant, the rock star may have had a real “pill popping problem.”

via TMZ

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According to new docs, law enforcement found Ziploc bags with pills as well as envelopes containing pills.

The docs bear out what TMZ has reported … Prince’s bodyguard was the person who went to a Walgreens pharmacy the day preceding the singer’s death to fill prescriptions, including Percocet.

And, Prince used an alias — Peter Bravestrong — and cops found a suitcase with that name that contained pill bottles along with the lyrics for the song, “U Got the Look.”

The main doctor who was treating Prince — Dr. Michael Schulenberg — admitted to a detective he had prescribed Prince Oxycodone the same day Prince OD’d on a jet — 6 days before he died. The doctor put the Rx in Prince’s bodyguard’s name.

Prince would regularly get B12 injections before his concerts to feel better and they were set up through his managers.

And this is interesting … Prince didn’t use a cellphone … apparently because he was once hacked and didn’t trust it. His communications were through emails and landlines.

This all looks bad, but it is honestly not surprising. Prince is not the first, and he certainly will not be the last, star we learn uses opiates. He also most likely will not be the last to succumb to them as well. Substance abuse and chemical dependency are very real problems that even being a megastar cannot cure.

Written By: Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning

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Web Series & Masterpiece…Tyson Anthony’s (@authortysona) “Raising Eli” Season 2!

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How many times can we say that Tyson Anthony is a true genius? Definitely once more, because it has never been truer!

The writer and creator of About Him, who also brought us Pharm: The Series and Entercourse is back with a second season of his hit web series, Raising Eli!

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When we last left off in the first season finale Eli (Chris June) seemed to overwhelmed with personal, romantic, and financial issues. Meanwhile, Travis (Monnie Isham) and Shad (Desmond Fletcher) grew closer, bonding over pizza, video games, and general laziness. Elsewhere, we learned King (Desjuan Zaire) suffers from social anxiety disorder. In the second season a few months have passed and things seem to only have gotten even harder for Eli. He was evicted from his house and has moved into a home his grandmother left for him–with Travis in tow. To make matters worse his insensitive and obnoxious cousin, Monte moves in too when his lack of finances threaten to have their home foreclosed on.

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