Author, playwright, comedian, and one mad Madea. Check out Tyler Perry's website (http://www.tylerperry.com/). Read Tyler Perry's biography, find out about the new TV show (House of Payne), movies, and stage plays. Are you interested in real advice? Read the book Don't Make a Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings: Madea's Uninhibited Commentaries on Love and Life. Three copies are in the county libraries; one at each FCPL branch. The catalog summary says, "The author's alter ego, the outspoken, worldly wise grandmother Madea, shares her thoughts on life, love, and everyone around her, reflecting on marriage, child-rearing, etiquette, the Bible and the church, beauty advice, and gun care." Topics range from gospel sung prayer to prison. Nothing will slip past the watchful eye of the matriarch. Find out why all ages are following the career and creations of this man (and Madea).