Blast From the Past – Super Mario Bros

This went viral and makes one wonder if dude has too much time on his hands? No Yoshi? #Fail …..

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NYC Subway & The Lion King

August 8, 2014 • Entertainment • Views: 1394

Only In New York can the cast from the Lion King break out into song on a morning subway ride to work. Check the expressions on the passengers. How would you react if this happened on your ride into work ?


New Music – ChuckD & Mavis Staples Give We The Pride

August 8, 2014 • Entertainment, Race • Views: 1243

ChuckD & Mavis Staples come together to say what needs to be said and throw down a track that needs to be played on screens in neighborhoods all across this country. Breaking it down as only they can the track is a poignant reminder and call to the black community of the pride that seems


Nicki Minaj is Not The Issue

August 7, 2014 • Entertainment • Views: 1475

Nicki Minaj has a sure fire way of staying in the minds and mouths of the hip hop populace. Honestly, she should have that ability. Although I don’t care for her music, she is pretty successful, smart, and attractive. I may not agree with her artistic approach, but I do appreciate her artistic


Rapper Trinidad James Dropped by Def Jam

August 4, 2014 • Entertainment • Views: 1828

Trinidad James proved to be a polarizing southern rap artist that just recently found popularity. When he first dropped on the scene, many either loved or hated him for “All Gold Everything”. While many praised him for “being different”, plenty of other people thought his “eccentric”


Why ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ is a Casting FAIL

July 29, 2014 • Entertainment • Views: 2934

Exodus is a film set to come out this year. It is based on the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt through Moses’s leadership. This, by far, is an interesting film of biblical proportions. With a Ridley Scott flavored interpretation of this story, it should be entertaining (if nothing

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John McCain and Pat Sajak: The Senile and The Drunk

May 21, 2014 • Entertainment, Politics • Views: 6129

When is it time for political dinosaurs to become extinct? When is it time for old game show hosts to just shrivel up in their Hollywood mansions and STFU? The time is now for Sen. John McCain and “Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak. First up is McCain who, shock of all shocks, wants the …

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SNL, Leslie Jones, & A Black Woman’s Truth

May 7, 2014 • Culture, Entertainment, Gender • Views: 4405

I’m a black woman… and racio-misogynist trespasses and general anti-blackness are constant and relentless at times. And since social media has made the gnarled reach of racism and sexism easier and more visible,  it comes from all directions and the volume of discontent against black women

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Bill O’Reilly Thinks Beyoncé Can Do More to Save the Black Community

May 5, 2014 • Entertainment, Gender, Media • Views: 3602

  Yonce’s all on Bill O’Reilly’s mouth like liquor. At least it was a few weeks ago when O’Reilly, the notorious Fox News political commentator, yet again took up the task of publicly attacking Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Time Magazine’s Most Influential Person. He points to her

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Leslie Jones’ SNL Slavery Rape Joke Was Very Funny & Profound

May 5, 2014 • Entertainment, Gender, Race • Views: 8113

I don’t watch SNL (Saturday Night Live). Unlike when running the streets and clubbing was my thing, at my age, I can’t even stay awake long enough to get past the 10 o’clock news on a Saturday night. But thanks to Kimberly Foster over at For Harriet, I found out that SNL has

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Black, Famous, Getting Into Trouble (Double Standards)

May 2, 2014 • Entertainment, Race • Views: 3394

Sometimes black folks embarrass the hell outta me. The stereotype threat is a pain in the ass. When you love your people, it hurts like hell to see them or hear about them act the fool. You feel embarrassed and ashamed of them and for them. Even though you shouldn’t have to feel that way,

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Open Letter To D.L. Hughley (From a Black Man)

May 2, 2014 • Entertainment, Gender, Media • Views: 5980

Dear Mr. Hughley, I know you’re probably busy. So’m I’m just going to cut straight to the chase. I too have heard about the recent alleged erratic and violent behavior of former Scandal actor Columbus Short. It is indeed a saddening and disappointing revelation of a promising

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Baby Mama Drama: Mathew Knowles’ ex-Mistress & Their Son Move into a Trailer Park

April 29, 2014 • Culture, Entertainment, Gender • Views: 3314

For those of you who’ve been living under a rock (or with more productive and pressing things to think about), here’s a summary of events: back in 2010 Beyoncé’s father and former Svengali-like manager shared the milk of human kindness, and sperminated a woman outside the confines of his

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Hey, O’Reilly: Beyonce Isn’t Making Girls Get Pregnant

April 28, 2014 • Culture, Entertainment • Views: 3430

It seems that Bill O’Reilly is working hard to become a comedian. Sometimes, you feel that he is just saying things to be funny. Other times, he takes himself so seriously that he even forgets to laugh at his own jokes. Still, you have to give it to him for his effort. Bill O’Reilly, by using

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Real Housewives of Atlanta: Reality TV Still Sucks

April 24, 2014 • Entertainment, Gender • Views: 3097

I’ve been thinking long and hard about doing an article about what everyone’s talking and tweeting about. I even did an article on my own blog about the whole issue from a somewhat analytic point of view. Yet, I feel the need to speak candidly about how I personally feel about the