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Politics, What the Eff? »

[20 Nov 2008 | 5 Comments | ]

I’m all behind on posting and life in general, so it’s great that last night’s episode of The Daily Show featured Lewis Black doing a very WTF Wednesday-esque rant about post-election Obama memorabilia. This doesn’t even crack the surface of …

Our Shame »

[18 Nov 2008 | 13 Comments | ]

Jamaican brothers are hittin’ the mainland and getting law degrees but then taking things one step too far by turning an ad for legal services into a No Limit album cover or at the very least a tacky party flyer. …

At Least They're Not Black..., News »

[17 Nov 2008 | 6 Comments | ]

Snake man inserts live snake up nose and out of mouth

This is ‘Snake Manu’, an Indian man who makes a living from this eye-watering trick of inserting live grass snakes into his nostrils and pulling them out of his

Hip Hop Is Dead., Old Folks Wilin' »

[14 Nov 2008 | 10 Comments | ]

In the spirit of self-restraint, I’m not even going to say anything about this.

Old School Fridays »

[14 Nov 2008 | 6 Comments | ]

It’s a good thing that I’m secure in my old-headedness or I may have been forced to lie about my age. For the record, I will turn thirty in January, which means I was born in 1979. That’s right, …

Who is This? »

[13 Nov 2008 | 9 Comments | ]

I’d love to say I chose this unflattering photo to clown her, but her website only has close-up photos of her eyelashes and cheekbones and random stuff like that. As usual, no prizes, just bragging rights. I’ll also give a …

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

[13 Nov 2008 | 8 Comments | ]

One of the most coveted natural talents is the gift of a dictinctive voice, and Loretta Devine’s high-pitched, breathy voice has just that kind of distinction I wish I was born with. She got her start in Broadway musicals, most …

Long Live the Colored Race!, My Life, Our Shame, Politics »

[12 Nov 2008 | 5 Comments | ]

I’ve been intentionally keeping mum about recent events to avoid committing myself to any recorded morning-after-“I-Love-You”‘s with America instead of continuing to watch my back. I’ve been a big patriot for the past few years now, but I can’t be …

Hip Hop Is Dead., Nerdy Stuff, White People Is Funny. »

[12 Nov 2008 | One Comment | ]

No, I didn’t make up that clever play on words. Knitta Please is a “graknitti,” crew and they basically posse out and tag public urban spaces with knitting. All cozies, all the time, and they are not to be reckoned …

Long Live the Colored Race!, My Life, Politics »

[4 Nov 2008 | 11 Comments | ]

I intended to stay silent today because there’s not much to talk about except for the frustrated anticipation that goes with all of our hopes for a late night victory celebration and four years of capable government. I’m a natural …

General, Politics »

[3 Nov 2008 | 7 Comments | ]

Yeah, that’s my left hand. The right hand says Biden but I needed it to hold my cameraphone. Pro-Nails for Obama!

If you missed it the first time around, I’m re-posting my presidential endorsement below. Do us all a …