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White People Dancing »

[30 Sep 2008 | 6 Comments | ]

I’m not very inspired when it comes to real blogging today, but there’s something about white people dancing that’s almost like a tasty little bon-bon, don’tcha think? Enjoy.

Music, My Life, WWTD »

[29 Sep 2008 | 23 Comments | ]


Part 1 of VH-1’s “100 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs” premieres tonight at 10 PM, and parts 2-5 will air each night this week, all right in time for October 6th’s VH-1 “Hip Hop Honors 2008.” Yours truly is a talking head …

Random Nostalgia, Who is This? »

[29 Sep 2008 | 4 Comments | ]

If you can answer the question “Why won’t this pose just DIE?” I’ll give you partial credit. Otherwise, no clues on who this is … just figure it out.

UPDATE: I decided to be fair to my subscribers and post …

Old School Fridays, Random Nostalgia »

[19 Sep 2008 | 14 Comments | ]

Whenever I drive an hour or more I needs me some Adult Contemporary. I’m talking about those songs that you don’t ever remember being on the charts but you know the lyrics by default. There’s a reason why Adult Contemporary …

That Not-So-Fresh Feeling, What the Eff?, Yipes! »

[18 Sep 2008 | 25 Comments | ]

Cross-dressing prostitute accused of robbing man of nearly $400

A cross-dressing prostitute is behind bars after allegedly holding a man at knife point.

Michael B. Thomas, 27, was arrested Friday night along Orange Blossom Trail. The john pulled into a …

Who is This? »

[17 Sep 2008 | 20 Comments | ]

If you can answer the question “Why won’t this pose just DIE?” I’ll give you partial credit. Otherwise, no clues on who this is … just figure it out.

Jacko, Long Live the Colored Race!, Our Shame, The Black Archives, What the Eff?, Yipes! »

[17 Sep 2008 | 10 Comments | ]


I wouldn’t be at all surprised if most you were like “Hunh? Thembi, no one gets Jheri Curls anymore!” But, as evidenced by the recent query above, OH. BUT. THEY. DO. Much like we sit around in denial about the …

Little People, News »

[17 Sep 2008 | 3 Comments | ]


He Pingping from Inner Mongolia, China’s autonomous region, the world’s smallest man sits on the lap of Svetlana Pankratova from Russia, the Queen of Longest Legs, as they pose at Trafalgar Square in London, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008. Pingping, born

Long Live the Colored Race!, Review »

[15 Sep 2008 | 16 Comments | ]

Every weekend I settle down in front of my Dish Network DVR-equipped television and instead of watching new programming I end up running old episodes of A Different World and Living Single. Lately I’ve been thinking that we’ve reached …

Black C-Listers, Now That's Dancing!, Random Nostalgia »

[15 Sep 2008 | 7 Comments | ]

This is NOT – I repeat – NOT Blair Underwood. When Mya on Girlfriends cheated on her husband with that jump-off Stan, he was played by Don Franklin, not Blair Underwood. When Regine from Living Single finally met her handsome …

My Life »

[12 Sep 2008 | 2 Comments | ]


Posting has been pretty light this week because I’m in the process of implementing some change, a word I hate to use because I’m sick of hearing its meaning twisted by certain political parties. The gluttony and free-wheeling attitude …

Old School Fridays »

[12 Sep 2008 | 10 Comments | ]

A few weeks ago at a barbecue the subject of 90’s r&b came up and I immediately inserted myself into a hearty debate regarding the merits of one of my favorite girl groups: Xscape. This guy was laughing at the …

Celebutainment »

[11 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

Ever since a baby elephant was born at the Philadelphia zoo and they named it Thembi, a significant portion of my neurosis has been committed to worry over the next time a piece of my basic information would be coincidentally …

What the Eff?, Yipes! »

[11 Sep 2008 | 6 Comments | ]

Sorry I’m late, but I really spent a lot of time debating whether to post this since WWTD is a family site after all. Eastern Europe is such an unlikely culprit for such madness, and I’m particularly upset at the …

Our Shame, Review, The Black Version, The Negro Channel »

[10 Sep 2008 | 4 Comments | ]

If I were a space alien who just landed on earth I’d expect a network with the name “Black Entertainment Television” to take responsibility for rejuvenating our fractured culture and blessing our people with as much black artistic expression as …