Black Men Can't Jump [In Hollywood] is a comedic podcast that reviews films with leading actors of color in a major motion picture and analyzes them in the context of race and Hollywood's diversity issues. BMCJ launched in August of 2015 on HeadGum, a podcast network created by College Humor's Jake & Amir that boasts hundreds of thousands of downloads each week. BMCJ is an iTunes Editor's Choice podcast and has reached #2 on the iTunes Film/TV charts. BMCJ has also been covered by mulitple websites including Huffington Post, Splitsider, Salon, The Daily Dot, and more.
Hey man, they made Ice Cube the lead of a movie and that movie made about 70 million dollars. There's a lot to break down when you look at the 2002 comedy Barbershop directed by Tim Story. It has an 82% rating on Rotten tomatoes. 82%!?! In addition to an insightful assault on the structure of this movie and the actors chosen to play in it, find out what the Black Men Can't Jump crew thinks about their own haircuts in relationship to Fredrick Douglass.