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Social Media

About Owning Your Ideas and Giving Them Permanence Away from Social Media

Ownership is wealth, and I want us to own our work, in all forms. To do that, we need to take them out of free platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. So here’s my latest rant. If you cannot view it below, check out About Owning Your Ideas and Giving …

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Dear Johnson Publishing Company, About Selling Your Photo Archives

I had to write this sternly-worded letter because NAWL! Dear Johnson Publishing Company, I read a story in the Chicago Tribune called “Johnson Publishing to sell historic photo archive” and I had to write you a letter because my spirit was bothered. I posted it on Facebook and everyone did …

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The Whitney Houston Movie on Lifetime Was Wrongly Named: My Review

The much-talked about Whitney Houston movie came on Lifetime yesterday and we all know how their track record with biopics is less than stellar (read: downright a mess). But, I had hope that this would be a good one because Angela Bassett was directing, and Yaya Dacosta as Whitney in …

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Join Me for the Twitter Takeover of the Toyota Showcase Account to Live-Tweet the Whitney Houston Biopic!

My people! Tomorrow evening (or today, depending on when you see this. But I mean Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015) is the premiere of the Whitney Houston biopic on Lifetime and you know how much I love me some Nippy. I can’t miss it, and I’m bracing myself for what is …

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Whose Aunty is This With the Struggle Feet in White Kitten Heels?

Chile, sometimes we step out the house looking like whodunnit and why. This is why we need friends who can set us straight sometimes. The friends who will say “Where are you going looking like you look? I will not allow it because you will not embarrass me.” Well, someone’s …


I Am Not Charlie. Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie.

On January 3, 2015, Boko Haram men went to the city of Baga and killed up to an estimated 2,000 people, mostly civilians. They ravaged the town, burning down buildings and leaving the largest body count they have yet. This is their deadliest act in their reign of terror in …

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My Thoughts on the 2015 Golden Globes

The 2015 Golden Globes was aight, entertainment-wise. At this point, my barometer on how entertaining a show was has been lowered considerably. On a scale of 1 to Listen to Tom Cruise talk about religion, it was at level “At least I didn’t wanna slide out my chair halfway through.” …

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The Land of Abandoned People Needs Citizens. Here are My Nominations

For years, me and my friends have been relegating people who’ve hurt us, made us angry or are just terrible human beings to an imaginary place called the Land of Abandoned People. There, you are subjected to watching the movie Gigli over and over again. When you tire of that, …

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Justin Bieber Went from Spongebob to Johnny Bravo with Photoshop

We haven’t been able to get rid of Justin Bieber for 7 years, when he came ‘pon the scene with his helmet swoop and stole the hearts of giddy (and pitiful) teenagers everywhere singing “Baby Baby Baby oooooh.” He became Usher’s protege and then started showing out a fool, getting in …

Throwback Thursday

Some Government Apps Still Require Netscape and Internet Explorer 6.0: Throwback Thursday

Sometimes you want to do things to strengthen your business, like copyright and register your works, if you’re an artist. My friend, illustrator Veronica Marche Miller, went to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s website to register her art for protection and a dandy little prompt she got took her …


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