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Long Live the Colored Race!, The Black Archives, The Black Version »

[24 Dec 2007 | 16 Comments | ]

Charles Dickens’A Christmas Carol is one of the most re-made stories in the history of literature, and if you have never seen the black version, John Grin’s Christmas starring Robert Guillaume as the Scrooge character, you are far from …

General »

[17 Dec 2007 | 5 Comments | ]

Instead of letting people come here all filled with hope and then sigh when they see that I haven’t posted (not that I think anyone’s world will be rocked, but anyway), I’ll let you know that I’m taking a little …

News, What the Eff?, Yipes! »

[13 Dec 2007 | 17 Comments | ]

I’m not too into traditional gender roles and I absoultely loved the bathrooms during my trip to Japan, but I’m just not with this.

40% of Japanese men sit down to pee, survey shows

About 40 percent of adult …

What the Eff? »

[12 Dec 2007 | 7 Comments | ]

I’m not going to get into much blogging this week, but I simply couldn’t let a “What The Eff?” Wednesday pass without bringing you something to be confused about.

With the holiday season upon us, it’s hard to ignore the …

Contest, Who is This? »

[9 Dec 2007 | 19 Comments | ]

No hints…I think this one is pretty easy – this artist is still performing and recording even though he last charted in the 90s. As usual, you win nothing but bragging rights.

UPDATE: Ok, ok, this IS MC Brains, and …

Contest, Who is This? »

[9 Dec 2007 | 15 Comments | ]

Enough games. You have to identify all three of these 90’s chartmakers, 1-3 left to right, to be officially correct. There may even be a prize…

UPDATE: I guess this was way harder than I thought it would be.

From …

Black C-Listers, The Black Archives »

[8 Dec 2007 | 18 Comments | ]

Maybe it’s just me, but do people in your office accidentally call you by other black employee’s names, even if you’re lightskinned, weigh 250 lbs, and have an afro, and the name you get called belongs to a dark little …

Celebutainment, Haterade, Spot Blowing, That Not-So-Fresh Feeling »

[7 Dec 2007 | 8 Comments | ]

The folks at O Hell Nawl hipped me to the fraudulence of Vivica Fox’s booking sheet for her recent DUI arrest. If you look closely, it lists her weight at 115 pounds – she didn’t even weigh 115 back when …

At Least They're Not Black..., Not Racist Cuz It's True., Yipes! »

[6 Dec 2007 | 4 Comments | ]

For about the last year I’ve been a bit of a hypochondriac – if I see floaties in my vision or my jaw starts making that weird clicking noise I contemplate increasing my life insurance policy. But if one day …

Not Racist Cuz It's True., What the Eff?, Yipes! »

[5 Dec 2007 | 16 Comments | ]

As I wrote this week’s Wednesday post I was sure that seeing that moving buttcheek would be the most ridiculous thing I’d see in the next 24 hours, so “What The Eff?” Wednesday material it must be. But then today, …

Long Live the Colored Race!, My Life, What the Eff? »

[5 Dec 2007 | 11 Comments | ]

I was saddened to hear that Kanye’s mom died of complications from hack cosmetic surgery – both because I hate to hear that anyone lost their mother, but also because I believe that such disasters don’t ever really need to …

Fresh Black Girls, Jet Magazine »

[4 Dec 2007 | 5 Comments | ]

For the first time, a friend of mine has inspired me to celebrate her freshness because she has realized the dreams of so many of us in like a quarter of a lifetime and is just getting started. It wasn’t …

Colored But Canceled, Long Live the Colored Race!, The Black Archives »

[3 Dec 2007 | 12 Comments | ]

By now I’m sure you have all realized that I grew up watching a lot of television (latch-key kids, holla!), and because of that, the era where there was a new black sitcom premiering nearly every week was one of …

At Least They're Not Black..., News »

[1 Dec 2007 | 10 Comments | ]

Man Accused of Slipping Girlfriend Abortion Pill

I see. So he got his jump-off pregnant – not once but twice – and tricked her into miscarrying – not once, but twice? My understanding of Hinduism is that you can’t be …