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Old School Fridays »

[30 Jan 2009 | 10 Comments | ]
Old School Fridays: Orginals vs. Remakes

You know what I miss? Back in the day when someone said anything about Vanessa Williams and you could be like hunh? Who? Oh, you mean Vanessa L. Williams? Not the one who was in New Jack City and Soul

My Life »

[30 Jan 2009 | 9 Comments | ]
No Joke, I’m Old
Ok, I know I'm being dramatic with the Miss Jane Pittman photo, but it's been on my mind all week.

Ok, I know I'm being dramatic with the Miss Jane Pittman photo, but it's been on my mind all week.

I turned thirty today, and yes, I am old. Before those of you who have already passed this milestone start …

Black C-Listers, The Black Archives »

[29 Jan 2009 | 15 Comments | ]
Obscure Black C-Listers: Clifton Powell


I had to wait more than a year and a half to finally post about Clifton Powell because my blog cousin Invisible Woman beat me to it, calling him “the hardest working black man in show business” in …

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

[28 Jan 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
Least. Cuddly. Teddy Bear. EVAR.

‘Teddy Bear’ faces federal charges

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 | 9:30 AM
Tedddy Bear Paradise

The FBI filed federal charges this week against a Durham woman for allegedly threatening to kill her probation officer.

In a criminal complaint filed with

What the Eff?, Yipes! »

[28 Jan 2009 | 11 Comments | ]
“What The Eff?” Wednesday: Ross Dress for Less

I shop at discount stores all the time – Marshalls, holla! T.J. Maxx represent! But I have been a little perplexed about my love for Ross Dress For Less because it just may be the worst retail store in the …

Contest, Who is This? »

[26 Jan 2009 | 4 Comments | ]
Who Am I? Answer


It’s a good thing that dopegirlfresh made a guess because if not for her every single person who bothered to comment would have nailed this (although Joy was first). The man to the right is Oran “Juice” Jones, Def Jam’s …

Old School Fridays »

[23 Jan 2009 | 9 Comments | ]

I am so glad to be back to Old School Fridays, and with such a sassy theme too! I’m going to take “Too Hot for Radio” to mean any song that’s so racy and inappropriate that it never made it …

News, Web Stuff, What the Eff? »

[23 Jan 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

You know how sometimes you see a news item that’s so ridiculous you think it must really be a Daily Show segment, then you realize that it’s way too elaborate to even be that, and then you think it must …

Black C-Listers, The Black Archives »

[22 Jan 2009 | 6 Comments | ]
Obscure Black C-Listers: Melissa De Sousa


According to everything we¬† know about how Hollywood works for black women (to the extent that it works at all), Melissa De Sousa should be at least a B-lister. Of Panamanian descent, De Sousa attended New York’s High School of …

Dating, Hip Hop Is Dead., Miscegenation, Yipes! »

[22 Jan 2009 | 6 Comments | ]
Random CraigsList Post

white boy for Strong Black Goddess…. – 42

My search may be unusual but it is very serious, real, honest and direct so if You dont think You fit then please dont write back but if You are a Black …

Politics, What the Eff? »

[21 Jan 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
“What The Eff?” Wednesday: PhilipinObama?

From the Daily Express, Nicola McCafferty January 20, 2009


phillipinobamaMOST people would probably be nervous knowing billions of people are watching them.

But ‘Obama’ looked as cool as a cucumber today as he gave

Who is This? »

[19 Jan 2009 | 7 Comments | ]
Who Am I?

Please ignore Baby Huey on the far left and The Perminator in the center. It’s the man on the right who is of interest right now. Who is this 1986 R&B chart-topper?


Music, Review »

[17 Jan 2009 | 13 Comments | ]
So Notorious

I actually remember seeing the video for Notorious B.I.G.’s “Juicy” and laughing with my brother at this fat nigga rapping over Mtume’s old school classic from a Brooklyn stoop. Then I listened. And I literally let my Ready To Die

General, WWTD »

[14 Jan 2009 | 18 Comments | ]

Isn't this new layout crazysexycool?

The new What Would Thembi Do? is here!

I’m still working out a few bugs but am ready to leave my old site behind. A few changes are in the works, such as:

– The …