Myeisha Essex is in love with all things pop culture, thanks in large part to her hometown. This Los Angeles native has an encyclopedic knowledge of the entertainment industry and she loves a good trivia game. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies from Bennett College for Women and her master's from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Her work can be found in Sister 2 Sister, Harlem World Magazine, Clutch and on Essence.com. When she's not keeping up with the news or learning Beyonce's latest dance moves, she enjoys watching stand-up comedy on YouTube! Follow her on Instagram @more_about_me
“I’m sorry, there just isn’t,” she said. “…the difference between Mr. Cosby’s humor and what you see a lot today? Think about that. It appealed to the intellect.”
What caused the differences? “We had a team of writers who were paying attention,” she explained. “This is something else that’s different in television today. I just recently was on another television show and I wondered if the writers were ever in the same room together. Yeah, because they work differently today. But back then, the writers were in the same room all the time, and they’re paying attention and they’re growing and they’re moving together.”
“Today, it’s a little bit different,” she concluded.