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Celebutainment »

[31 Jul 2007 | 3 Comments | ]

Michelle Pfeiffer and her adopted daughter Claudia Rose, 14, at some Hollywood thing. Michelle adopted her at birth back 1993 and had a baby boy with husband David E. Kelley the next year. Take that Angelina!
PS – She looks …

Coonery, Now That's Dancing! »

[31 Jul 2007 | 3 Comments | ]

I think these two cuttin’ up was the best moment ever on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air; I can’t front on the fact that an ex-boyfriend and I would sit in the car seat-dancing like cornballs to this …

Travel »

[31 Jul 2007 | 3 Comments | ]

I’m headed to Tokyo this week and a friend sent me this link from blacktokyo.com.
Whoever wrote this really has the inside scoop of what it means to be black. As a black person, I for one cannot bear the …

What the Eff? »

[31 Jul 2007 | 4 Comments | ]

I know it’s Tuesday, but I’m brimming with what the eff-ness today so I gotta put this up early.

My photographer friend and I went to Monster Pets on Delaware Avenue to buy a scorpion and tarantula so that he …

Celebutainment, White People Is Funny. »

[30 Jul 2007 | 9 Comments | ]

So, um, this is Nicole Richie and Paris Hilton in “blackface” for some upcoming nonsense on the Simple Life. I’m really confused.

First of all, how is Nicole Richie going to ‘get into’ blackface – isn’t she supposed …

Celebutainment »

[29 Jul 2007 | 2 Comments | ]

I’m not one to gossip so I haven’t been paying attention to Usher and his pregnant 38-year-old fiance Tameka Foster. My mother calls Usher “that boy whose head comes to a peak,” a feature that once noticed is a serious …

At Least They're Not Black..., Hip Hop Is Dead., White People Is Funny. »

[29 Jul 2007 | 4 Comments | ]

Boy swallows hip-hop ‘grill’

Sat, 28 Jul 2007 17:28:13 GMT

SANFORD, Fla., July 28 A 7-year-old Florida boy accidentally swallowed his “grill” — a decorative metal mouthpiece popular in the hip-hop culture, it was reported Saturday.

Bobby Tedesco’s mother, …

Long Live the Colored Race!, The Black Version »

[27 Jul 2007 | 8 Comments | ]

I’ve realized that the underlying purpose of this blog is going to have to be cataloguing the minutia of black pop culture, which is long overdue. Therefore, I’m starting this new feature, “The Black Version.” If you haven’t seen “the …

Fresh Black Girls »

[27 Jul 2007 | 4 Comments | ]

Those of you who know me personally knew this was coming… I wrote Aisha Tyler somewhat of a fan/advice letter when I was trying out stand-up comedy in 2004 and she personally responded. I wrote to her because I ‘talk …

News, Yipes! »

[27 Jul 2007 | 2 Comments | ]

Accused Grave Robbers Dodge Sex Charges

The Associated Press

Three men who dug up a young woman’s corpse to have sex with it after seeing her obituary photo cannot be charged with attempted sexual assault because Wisconsin has …

My Life »

[27 Jul 2007 | 5 Comments | ]

This week has been super brutal for me but for great reasons. In about a week I’ll be taking the trip of a lifetime, spending 2 weeks in Japan, Korea, and Singapore. Along with that comes LOTS of preparation and …

Jacko, Long Live the Colored Race! »

[22 Jul 2007 | 4 Comments | ]

The other day my brother told me a joke that started with “I just heard that Michael Jackson died of food poisoning!” and my heart literally started beating at a million miles a minute and a deep sorrow spread through …

Most Memorable Episodes »

[20 Jul 2007 | 9 Comments | ]

Saying that I love Good Times is almost cliche – how could I be black and not know the ins and outs of the Evans family, the first black family that America got to know (albeit before I was born)? …

White People Is Funny. »

[19 Jul 2007 | 12 Comments | ]

Councilman Michael Polensek, 57, wrote the letter below to Arsenio Winston, 18, after learning of the teenager’s arrest on a felony drug trafficking charge. This is an actual COUNCILMAN – the original letter was written on City of Cleveland stationary, …

Our Shame »

[19 Jul 2007 | 5 Comments | ]

Baby Mama Drama: The Child Support Court Talk Show is a startling documentary that delivers a message about saving our children, bringing together experts and parents from throughout the northeast and mid-Atlantic regions to share stories, emotions and concerns about