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[21 Apr 2010 | 26 Comments | ]

I’ve been, to say the least, a bad blogger lately. It’s easy to lose track of things and who I’ve told about what between the Facebook fan page, Twitter, and the podcasts. So let me update you all so that …

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[7 Apr 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
“The Thembi Show” Podcast on Blog Talk Radio! I initially intended to do a "soft launch," and quietly premiere my podcast to whomever caught wind of it on the Facebook fanpage or twitter. You see, as much as I've wanted to do a podcast for years and have guest hosted a bunch of shows, I don't exactly know what I'm doing. There is so much to laugh and talk about that I was feeling shy about the inevitably imperfect first episode. Then I said "eff it!"

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[2 Apr 2010 | 9 Comments | ]
A Tribute to David Mills

{Editors Note: David Mills was a journalist, television writer, and blogger who died suddenly on March 30. He was part of the WWTD family, very brilliant, and only 48. The loss is tragic and my condolences go out to his family and loved ones. I admired David too much to not add to the wonderful eulogies from close friends and colleagues, and I hope that you either join me in remembrance or learn a little bit about a great talent that we

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[1 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]

Network television has a way of launching provocative, well-cast shows that require you to think a little bit and then canceling them because the general public finds them too provocative and thought-provoking. Such series often end up on USA or TNT, which is where I first caught the crime drama Southland. If you haven't seen it yet, they gritty series centers around cops and detectives in Los Angeles and is more about the characters than the crimes. One of my favorite parts of the show, of course