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Celebutainment, Good Hair Gone Bad, Spot Blowing, Yipes! »

[30 Jul 2008 | 25 Comments | ]

Gary Dourdan has a pretty significant history on this blog and has brought me more pageviews through Google Search than almost anyone, so maybe I’m a bit biased. But something about this photo strikes me as disturbing. Can I get …

Long Live the Colored Race!, Our Shame, Random Nostalgia, What the Eff?, White People Is Funny. »

[30 Jul 2008 | 10 Comments | ]

Have you ever noticed how no one wants to say anything bad about a singer if they’re singing about God? Well, I refuse follow that rule. Don’t get me wrong – acting crazy on some God stuff is one of …

At Least They're Not Black..., White People Is Funny., Yipes! »

[29 Jul 2008 | 4 Comments | ]

It’s a good thing that anyone who reads this blog knows that I’m sick-minded individual. Otherwise I’d have to explain why I enjoy watching this preacher get popped in the face so much.

Aside from the faux-expert pundits called upon …

Fresh Black Girls, Long Live the Colored Race!, The Black Archives »

[29 Jul 2008 | 3 Comments | ]

I was in the middle of FBG’ing someone else when I heard that Edie Huggins, a Philadelphia institution and pretty spectacular lady, passed away today at the age of 72. She was the the first black female on the news …

News, What the Eff?, Yipes! »

[28 Jul 2008 | 5 Comments | ]

Piglet with monkey’s face

Villagers were shocked after a monkey-like piglet was born in China
Curious locals flocked to the home of owner Feng Changlin after news of the piglet spread in Fengzhang village, Xiping township.

“It’s hideous. No one …

Celebutainment, Review »

[28 Jul 2008 | 9 Comments | ]

Going to the movies has become so expensive lately that I’m convinced that I’m part of an impoverished social class forced to wait for everything to come out on DVD. I’ve been wondering what all of this The Dark Knight

Celebutainment, Hip Hop Is Dead., Our Shame »

[27 Jul 2008 | 4 Comments | ]

Soon-to-be forgotten Soulja Boy cranks dat first chest hair today as he turns 17, while one-hit wonder Afroman of “Because I Got High” buffoonery turns 33. Listen to the 2001 novelty song and let me know if you think it’s …

News, Old Folks Wilin' »

[24 Jul 2008 | 8 Comments | ]

Olympic athlete’s grandmother, 78, chased and caught a mugger

Pearline Williamson, whose grandson is 100m runner Simeon Williamson, was out shopping when a young woman ran past her, pulling the purse from her hand. Without a thought for her own …

Hip Hop Is Dead., Music, What the Eff? »

[23 Jul 2008 | 11 Comments | ]

I went to a “Year 2000” party a few weeks ago and when M.O.P.’s “Ante Up” came on I remembered how hot that jam was. And then there’s this video mash-up, which has helped me remember how crunk Bert and …

Japanese People, What the Eff? »

[23 Jul 2008 | 6 Comments | ]

I have gotten so lazy. Things have come to the point where I see friends who are personal trainers and they berate me, I imagine being trampled in stampedes resulting from terrorist attacks instead of the actual terror attack itself, …

General »

[22 Jul 2008 | 5 Comments | ]

Estelle Getty, who portrayed Sophia on The Golden Girls, has always fascinated me. Realizing that she was actually the youngest of the four actresses on the series, I’m especially surprised to hear that she passed away today at the …

Hair Freaks, Our Shame »

[22 Jul 2008 | 5 Comments | ]

In case you missed it in an earlier post, a recent news report attempted to expose a particularly convincing sign that this country is facing a recession: Negroes are turning in their gold teeth for cash. As an aside, a …


[21 Jul 2008 | 9 Comments | ]

This is the first time I’ve gotten any offline press and I’m so hype. Not only does Wanya now know my true feelings, but seeing the phrase “Thembi is where its at” in print has my sassiness at an all-time …

Old School Fridays »

[18 Jul 2008 | 13 Comments | ]

People from Philly tend to love Benjamin Franklin, Freeway, and Boyz II Men. This Fourth of July, Boyz II Men (minus Mike, who is suffering from health problems) gave us a free concert on the Waterfront. You’ll be glad to …

Long Live the Colored Race! »

[15 Jul 2008 | 13 Comments | ]

I need to take a posting break this week because some of the stuff in my life has gotten particularly ridiculous. I won’t feel better about it until I can write about it, so don’t worry about me or anything! …