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Jacko, My Life, The Black Archives »

[25 Jun 2010 | 6 Comments | ]
Remembering Michael A year ago today I hadn't thought much about what happens when you die, or even what could happen when millions of people who feel a connection to a man like Michael Jackson suddenly lose him.

headline, Jacko, That Not-So-Fresh Feeling »

[23 Jun 2010 | 6 Comments | ]
Crazy La Toya Jackson Reunites With Bubbles In what can only be considered continued monkey business on the part of La Toya "Least Talented Jackson" Jackson, Animal Planet arranged a reunion between her and Bubbles and she was all in. Yes a reunion with Michael's boo Bubbles The Chimp. That's why I called it monkey business. Get it?

Crack Is Wack., featured, Hair Freaks, Hip Hop Is Dead., Old Folks Wilin', Spot Blowing, Yipes! »

[17 Jun 2010 | 7 Comments | ]
The Years Have Not Been Kind To Coolio Contrary to your assertions, Coolio, life IS NOT a fantastic voyage of any sort. If you look left to right really fast doesn't it remind you of a vase of wilted flowers?

Crime of Fashion, Hair Freaks, headline, Long Live the Colored Race!, That Not-So-Fresh Feeling »

[16 Jun 2010 | 5 Comments | ]
Aretha Franklin Does It Again. I am not in the business of disrespecting legends. I swear I'm not. But Aretha Franklin is really starting to try my patience. This is a very grown black lady look - her blonde highlighted wig is tossed to the side and she is wearing it like she's got some business. As usual, her bountiful breasts are howling out less so for R-E-S-P-E-C-T and more for S-U-P-P-O-R-T. I mean, I just

Music, The Black Archives »

[7 Jun 2010 | 11 Comments | ]

Today is Prince’s birthday, and in spite of all the years of musical enjoyment he’s provided I’m kind of mad at him right now. The first fit of anger is toward the fact that he’s fifty-two years old and looks …

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[3 Jun 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
Review: Are We There Yet? No, But We Could Get There.

I love black sitcoms. You all know this. So even when a new black sitcom is sandwiched between that which I can barely tolerate (House of Payne) and that which I despise (Meet The Browns), I …

Not Racist Cuz It's True., Post-racial America my Great Aunt Fanny., What the Eff? »

[2 Jun 2010 | One Comment | ]
See, I wouldn't laugh this hard if the reason for rejecting my passport photo had something to do with my skin color, yet somehow because it's Mr. Li I can't stop laughing. The way my sense of humor has been developing lately, I swear I'm not going to have a single Asian friend left soon.

featured, My Life »

[1 Jun 2010 | 16 Comments | ]
My Life: Even Thembi Gets The Blues

Full disclosure: I am a moody, easily depressed, sensitive about my writing type of person. When concepts won’t quite gel in my mind or I don’t have much to say, I feel pretty hopeless. When I’m flying high and full …