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Auntie Felicia’s Cooking Show is What We Need

[ 63 ] July 30, 2014 |
Auntie Felicia’s Cooking Show is What We Need

There are times I come across silver and gold on these internets and tonight is one of those times. I have been introduced to Felicia O’Dell (aka Auntie Fee) and her resourceful cooking. My life has been changed and I am made better for it. Felicia O’Dell (I like that I can call her Sister […]

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Whose Wayward Sister Is This And Why Did Her Parents Name Her This?

[ 22 ] July 29, 2014 |
Whose Wayward Sister Is This And Why Did Her Parents Name Her This?

Y’all already know how I feel about the names we all have. I believe they set the tone for our lives and they can predict what path we go down (see my post on “Yoruba Names“). In the case of the lady below, you must agree that her name set her up for failure from […]

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Selfie with Kerry Washington, Met the Bloggess and More: My BlogHer 2014 Recap

[ 34 ] July 28, 2014 |
Selfie with Kerry Washington, Met the Bloggess and More: My BlogHer 2014 Recap

BlogHer 2014 was my 5th one in 6 years and it might be the most memorable one yet. This was also he 4th one where I was speaking. It was also my first time in San Jose. It celebrated BlogHer’s 10th anniversary so it made sense that this had to be the most epic one […]

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Whose Brother is This With the Best/Worst Excuse Ever?

[ 39 ] July 22, 2014 |
Whose Brother is This With the Best/Worst Excuse Ever?

Fox6 News did a story on how social media is being used to catch deadbeat dads who owe child support money. The full story is on YouTube but the best part of it was the part where they interviewed one of the men. They asked this one dude why he doesn’t pay his child support […]

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A Sex-Deficient Husband and the Salty Spreadsheet He Shouldn’t Have Sent

[ 160 ] July 21, 2014 |
A Sex-Deficient Husband and the Salty Spreadsheet He Shouldn’t Have Sent

A woman took to Reddit to show folks that her husband sent her an email to her work address with a spreadsheet detailing how many times they’ve had sex when he initiated in the past 6 weeks. He also included the excuses she gave him when she said “NO” which was 25 times out of […]

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Opening For Kerry Washington at BlogHer, Awesomely Golden, Chaka Khan Concert: My Next 3 Weeks

[ 3 ] July 21, 2014 |
Opening For Kerry Washington at BlogHer, Awesomely Golden, Chaka Khan Concert: My Next 3 Weeks

This week begins an action-packed 3 weeks for me and it will be madness but it’s the good kind. By mid August, I will be in need of a getaway, which I’m getting (3 days in Mexico)! I’m looking forward to all of it. Y’all know I like to bring you along on my adventures. […]

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Writing I’ve Done Elsewhere This Week: Virginia Dude Claims Land in Africa, Protect Your Ideas, Racist Casting Call

[ 1 ] July 18, 2014 |
Writing I’ve Done Elsewhere This Week: Virginia Dude Claims Land in Africa, Protect Your Ideas, Racist Casting Call

Hey folks! My weekly roundup of where else I’ve written every week. I’m a columnist for TheGrio, where I have a section called “Luvvie’s Lane” to talk about race, culture, politics and other things. I also have my tech blog Awesomely Techie where I talk about technology, tools, resources and general geekery. So on to what I’ve written […]

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The Rock’s Fetching Fanny Pack and Titilating Turtleneck: Throwback Thursday

[ 36 ] July 17, 2014 |
The Rock’s Fetching Fanny Pack and Titilating Turtleneck: Throwback Thursday

The 90s were hilarious because everyone loved extra accessories for no reason whatsoever. An old picture of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been floating around the web this week and it is giving me everything I want and never thought I needed! I DON DIE! This whole gahtdamb look! WHY MUST I CRY?!? Let’s just go […]

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4 Things We Already Know About Season 4 of Scandal

[ 37 ] July 16, 2014 |
4 Things We Already Know About Season 4 of Scandal

Gladiators! Long time no chat about our addiction, Scandal. The show ended its season 3 in mid-April. That feels like ages ago. It’s been 3 months already. CAN YOU BELIEVE IT?! Anywho, Scandal is revving up again because channels are getting ready for Fall TV. Already, there are some facts that have dropped about the […]

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67 African Snails Confiscated at LAX Airport and Deliciousness is Wasted

[ 11 ] July 15, 2014 |
67 African Snails Confiscated at LAX Airport and Deliciousness is Wasted

Earlier this month, 67 live snails were found in a picnic basket at Los Angeles International Airport. They were brought from Lagos, Nigeria and were headed to be eaten by someone who appreciates their deliciousness. But they were seized by Customs, because you aren’t supposed to be bringing in wildlife and vegetation from elsewhere. And […]

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Picture from the Whitney Houston Biopic Released and I Have Questions About Bobby Brown

[ 90 ] July 14, 2014 |
Picture from the Whitney Houston Biopic Released and I Have Questions About Bobby Brown

Angela Bassett is making her directorial debut with a biopic on the life of Whitney Houston for Lifetime. The only reason I’d want to check it out so soon is that she’s the one involved with it, cuz you know my feelings are still hurt that Nippy ain’t with us no more. YaYa DaCosta Alafia […]

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This Woman Permed Her Eyelashes. Because: Beauty

[ 110 ] July 14, 2014 |
This Woman Permed Her Eyelashes. Because: Beauty

YouTube has allowed any and everyone to establish themselves as authorities in the beauty space. Get a webcam, get some paints and upload a video showing someone how to look better. TADA! There’s a lady (Lily Seymour) on YouTube who posted a video of her perming her eyelashes to get them to be straight because […]

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Jezebel’s New Hiring, Blogging Tips, Perry’s Mad: Writing I’ve Done Elsewhere This Week

[ 2 ] July 11, 2014 |
Jezebel’s New Hiring, Blogging Tips, Perry’s Mad: Writing I’ve Done Elsewhere This Week

Hey folks! As some of you may know, this isn’t the only place where I write. So I will start doing a weekly roundup of where else I’ve written every week. I’m a columnist for TheGrio, where I have a section called “Luvvie’s Lane” to talk about race, culture, politics and other things. I also […]

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