Radar 3/8

Radar 3/8: The Pop Culture Periscope

We don’t know about you, but we’re still feeling a bit high after last night’s Academy Awards. What an exciting night!

We couldn’t be happier for Mo’Nique, Geoffrey Fletcher, Anthony Mackie and Roger Ross Williams, yet no matter whose names were printed inside those envelopes, we consider all of our nominees to be winners. That said, we also bow our hats to Gabourey Sidibe, Lee Daniels, Morgan Freeman and Broderick Johnson.

Award Season 2010 has been quite a whirlwind for us here at Essence.com and honestly, we’re all feeling a bit misty as the red carpets, luncheons, dinners and photo shoots are coming to a close. We sure hope you’ve enjoyed taking the ride with us, though!

And now, we present to you all the goodness for the second week of March. Onward, upward!

Monday, March 8

TV: Vanessa Williams joins the table at “The View” for a day of “Hot Topics” and Oscar recaps.

TV: Corinne Bailey Rae stops by to perform on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

Birthday: Boris Kodjoe sure makes 37 look mighty fine.

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Tuesday, March 9

TV: Gabourey Sidibe stops by “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

TV: “90210” cutie, Tristan Wilds, chats it up on “The Wendy Williams Show.”

DVD: “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire” makes it’s debut on DVD today.

Wednesday, March 10

TV: “Our Family Wedding” star, Forest Whitaker, makes a stop at “The View” in the morning and later, joins Jimmy and The Roots on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.”

Thursday, March 11

Birthday: Terrence Howard celebrates his 41st birthday today.

Friday, March 12

Movie: Regina King, Lance Gross and Forest Whitaker star in “Our Family Wedding,” opening today.

Saturday, March 13

Happy birthday, Common!