It seems like just yesterday, we were watching episodes of Awkward Black Girl, laughing over one-liners, interrogating the showrunners over some song they featured, downloading, "Booty Shawts", and wondering if (Black) J was going to end up with White J.
The creator, Issa Rae, was in a Kickstarter near the end of Season 1, talking about not having jobs and urging people to raise enough money to finish the season and start another. In one interview, she mentioned her filming equipment being stolen, and in another with me, her partner-in-crime
Now, Issa Rae has teamed up with Shonda Rhimes of Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, and Scandal infamy to do "I Hate LA Dudes", a soon-to-be half-hour sitcom on ABC. Rae will write for and co-produce the show.
Oh, how the mighty get even mightier.
*pops pink champagne*