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.
Natasha Rothwell (Saturday Night Live, Wild'N Out) drops by to review Eddie Murphy's Coming to America. This is Eddie at the height of his Hollywood powers and damn if there isn't a lot to break down. Yes this podcast is just a few minutes shy of the length of the movie, but there's no end to the directions an Eddie Murphy conversation can go. The man is talented and complicated. Natasha has no love for the Swirl but that doesn't stop Jerah. Don't worry everybody: Hancock makes an appearance as always. Next week we controversially review Wild Wild West.