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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[VIDEO/TRAILER] The Boys Are Back–Tyson Anthony’s “Raising Eli” Season 2!

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If we have not said it before then please allow us to yell it from the rooftops (and put this in all Caps!), “TYSON ANTHONY IS THE MAN!”

Yep, your favorite writer and web series guru, Tyson Anthony is back with a new season of his hit show, Raising Eli!

When we left off last season it seemed like Eli (Chris June) had reached his boiling point after a series of stressful events. Besides having the son of his “sort of ex-boyfriend,” Travis (Monnie Isham) needing a place to stay, he was wrought with job offer rejections, bill collectors, and then repeated rejection from his love interest, King (Desjuan Zaire). Meanwhile, Travis found himself drawn to Eli’s complacent, and bisexual, neighbor, Shad (Desmond Fletcher) who dreams of being an actor, but loves his weed, Netflix, and chilling a little too much to be productive!
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Pretty & Passionate! Edwina Findley Dishes on Life, Success, & “If Loving You Is Wrong!”

The streets of Hollywood are often paved with stars, but seldom does anyone mention that they are also mean! The glitz, the glamour, and the lights that come with the entertainment industry all too often mask the blood, sweat, and tears many actors painstakingly pay to make their dreams come true. All of their stories are interesting, but few are charming. Here is your chance to get to know of one Hollywood’s most charming and talented actresses, Edwina Findley! You may think you know her as “Kelly” from Tyler Perry’s new hit show, “If Loving You Is Wrong,” but honestly you would be selling yourself short. This lovely lady is a master of her craft, has an impressive body of work, and is well on her way to becoming America’s latest household name!

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For many people acting is something they fell into. For Edwina this definitely is not the case. She always knew she wanted to act. In her youth, she appeared in many plays, went to a theater based high school, and finally studied at the Duke Ellington School of The Arts at New York University. “My education was very important in helping me hone my craft and skills…I think it shows in my work and it is good to have that foundation and training if this is really what you want to do…it’s a great investment…” Sentiments similar to her previous statement, have stirred some controversy in the entertainment industry between trained actors and other celebrities (reality television stars, rappers, etc.) who want to act. For the former, it has cost many of them jobs and opportunities.

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