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Celebutainment, Coonery, Our Shame »

[31 Oct 2007 | 6 Comments | ]

I’ve been sick the last few days so am way behind on posting, but I can’t let Halloween pass without at least a little fanfare.

What is all at once, frightening, classic, insulting, horrifying, shameful, hilarious, cooneriffic, woeful, puzzling, prophetic, …

Our Shame »

[29 Oct 2007 | 7 Comments | ]

Imagine being a black businessman. You build your own business from the bottom up and finally have enough money set aside for a local commercial to drive sales. After brainstorming with your supporters and coming up with a theme for …

Celebutainment, Jacko, Long Live the Colored Race! »

[26 Oct 2007 | 13 Comments | ]

Halloween is my absolute favorite holiday, which is extra-great for me this year because since the big day falls on a Wednesday there are more acceptable nights to party while wearing a funny hat. This year for one of my …

At Least They're Not Black..., News, Yipes! »

[26 Oct 2007 | 6 Comments | ]

Mother Accused Of Forcefully Piercing Girl’s Genitalia
October 25, 2007

NAPLES, Fla. — A 39-year-old woman is on trial for forcefully having her promiscuous 13-year-old daughter’s genitalia pierced to make it uncomfortable for her to have sex.

The girl, now …

Black C-Listers »

[26 Oct 2007 | 9 Comments | ]

I know I have been slippin’ on my blogging in general and especially on my black c-listers but I’ve been lacking inspiration and a well-functioning laptop. Plus I have to spend a few minutes actually looking at any c-lister that …

Long Live the Colored Race! »

[26 Oct 2007 | 7 Comments | ]

I love Japan only slightly less than I love the fact that black culture is idolized all over the world. But why am I looking at this geisha’s little pancake booty in Japan’s first Junk in the Trunk contest? When …

Contest, Random Nostalgia, Who is This? »

[22 Oct 2007 | 20 Comments | ]

I guess I have to make these harder…you guys are pretty good at this, so here’s a toughie. He’s almost a ‘Good Hair Gone Bad” but isn’t famous enough, only having had one very memorable and catchy hit in the …

Contest, Who is This? »

[19 Oct 2007 | 8 Comments | ]

Well, it’s never really a contest since no one winner has ever claimed their prize, but can anyone tell me who this is? Hint: he had a career as a child but is looking like he smoked too many Newports …

That Not-So-Fresh Feeling, Yipes! »

[18 Oct 2007 | 9 Comments | ]

Dreamgirls never seemed quite so disturbing. Showtunes and optional orthodontics brought us to this juncture.

Thanks for the video Nancy. I now see the dangers of too-tight and unecessary headbands. May I never touch or reference my dog’s privates in …

News »

[17 Oct 2007 | 4 Comments | ]

Indiana teacher’s aide resigns after apparently stapling note to student

Oct 12, 2007 05:01 PM EDT

PLYMOUTH, INDIANA (NBC) – A teacher’s aide in Indiana is in hot water and has resigned after trying to staple a note to a …

Celebutainment, Web Stuff »

[17 Oct 2007 | 11 Comments | ]
There are some people I am so sick of looking at that I decided to amuse myself by using the St. Andrews Face Transformer to change their tired-looking faces. I'm not sure how the program really works but I'm getting a kick out of the results!
I cannot think of ANYONE I am more tired of looking at than Beyonce. Her face has just become a vacuous weave-holder these last few months. I morphed her into a

Bad Grammar, Our Shame, What the Eff? »

[17 Oct 2007 | 10 Comments | ]

I hate the word “Ebonics” just because of its cheesy root-word “ebony.” I feel the same way about kinte cloth, Kwanzaa, and the word “Nubian.” All of this justified disdain aside, I think the way that black people speak is …

Our Shame, The Negro Channel »

[15 Oct 2007 | 14 Comments | ]

Anything sponsored by BET is doomed to a special brand of impenetrable coonery. A sort of vortex of porchmonkey-business that envelops every single attendee, if you will. This, therefore, is a somewhat expected result:

Now, on the left we have …

Long Live the Colored Race!, News, Our Shame, What the Eff? »

[12 Oct 2007 | 10 Comments | ]

Amid furor, DJ cancels party for ‘light-skinned’ black women

‘I made a mistake,’ local party promoter says after Internet backlash.

DETROIT — A local DJ and party promoter retreated Thursday from a plan to sponsor a bash that would let …

News, Yipes! »

[12 Oct 2007 | 6 Comments | ]

Why??? HOW???

Brazilian woman gives birth to her 18th child
12:41 10/11/ 2007

RIO DE JANEIRO, October 11 (RIA Novosti) – A 40 year-old woman from Sao Paolo, southeast Brazil, has given birth to her 18th child, local media reported. …