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Big Sundance Update – Onicia Updates

Whomp whomp, our script Counting on Kendra didn’t land us the Sundance Episodic Labs fellowship. How are we feeling? It hurt for a little bit but we have other projects to focus on that not getting Sundance didn’t sting as much. Thankful for everyone who said nice things, sent care packages, and bought me ice cream. Fun fact: American Filmmaker Ava DuVernay was rejected from […]

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Funny Greeting Cards – Onicia Update

No, no news from Sundance as yet. We find out on August 12. I’ll post the news (good or bad) in my September newsletter.  My funny greeting cards are ready and my online store is live! Please support by art by buying a card. Cards not your thing? Consider sending me ice cream money. Thanks […]

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I performed and wrote an audio drama – Onicia Update

I collaborated with the Forsee Foundation for season two of Soualichi Stories. I wrote and told the tale of Lajabless, the Caribbean she-devil who entices drunk men and turns them into human sacrifices. You can listen to Lajabless and other Caribbean folklore on the Forsee Foundation’s SoundCloud.  My funny greeting cards are ready! I’m in the […]

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JBF is syndicated! – Onicia Update

I finally achieved my big goal for 2020: Just Being Funny is syndicated and now reaching thousands of readers! Sadly the world is on fire, and I’m not really in a celebratory mood.  As a public figure of sorts, I guess I should make a statement. Black Lives Matter. That’s it. That’s the statement. Here […]

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Sundance wants Counting on Kendra?! – Onicia Update

After almost a year of writing, Maya Montrell and I submitted Counting on Kendra to Sundance’s Episodic Lab. And, oh my word, we made it to the second round! We have to wait until August 12 (!!!) to know whether we’ve made it into the program. Fingers crossed!

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The truth about American Greetings – Onicia Updates

Last year I sold eight cards to American Greetings. Since then, many of you have asked when my funny greeting cards will be available for purchase. Well, I contacted American Greetings’ Creative Team and basically it takes years before card ideas hit the shelves.

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‘Waiting to Exhale’ Sucked! – Onicia Update

Wuz gud, homie? I’m twenty years late but I need to get this off my chest. Waiting to Exhale sucked. It sucked so bad I need to tell the world even if it gets my Black card revoked. Chicago Public Schools are closed but the kids are still getting homework assignments via email. Sucks that […]

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Just Being Funny turns three!!! Show some love <3

If JBF was my human baby, it would be a toddler! I’m looking for motivation to keep slinging that funny. So, shoot me an email

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Must-watch web series by Black women – Onicia Update – December 2019

Hidee Ho, Neighbors! Welcome back to my corner of the internet. In my final newsletter for 2019 (Woot! Woot!), I have a brief round up of must-watch web series by black women. My episode, Aluminum Coverage for the Pre-existing web series is now live on YouTube! Like. Share. Comment. Don’t know what to comment? A […]

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My episode of Pre-existing web series is LIVE – Onicia Update – November 2019

My episode, Aluminum Coverage form the web series Pre-Existing is now live on YouTube! Plus upcoming comedy shows in Chicago