My Life

The Top 10 Awesomely Luvvie Posts of 2013

2013 has been a FANTAWESOME (fantastic and awesome) year on AwesomelyLuvvie.com. My traffic tripled from last year, with more people discovering my work and more opportunities came my way. I definitely hit my jig just thinking about it. As a space that covers pop culture, TV/movies, technology and social issues, …

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Dumbest Tweets

The 50 Dumbest Tweets of 2013

Twitter is the den of iniquity, where the English language, sound logic and good grammar goes to jump off a cliff. My Dumbest Tweets tumblr chronicles the foolishness that happens in 140 characters daily, but the year end list is a necessary undertaking. For three years, I’ve been doing this …

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My LifeSocial Media

5 Lessons from My Week-Long Social Media Break

It’s my job to be attached to the internet. I get paid to mind other people’s businesses online and be all up into what’s happening in pop culture. Plus, I’m a child of generation social media so I am HYPER-connected. I’m active on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, Google+ etc. …

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TV

A Door Marked Exit: Scandal Season 3 Winter Finale Recap

Honestly, I just wanna lay out until February 27, 2014 because the Scandal winter finale has slayed me completely. I just… OMGGGGGGG!!! I can’t even. Let’s just jump into the happenings. Sally’s Sin – Sally’s on the phone with Cyrus and she thinks back to what happened that night that …

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My Life

I Went to the White House, Saw the President and Pope Strutted

I got back from a fast and fierce trip to Washington DC on Thursday evening and I’m still tryna settle in (and I just got back from an 18-hour trip to Charlotte). As I posted on Monday, I was in DC for the White House Youth Summit, and for the …

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TV

YOLO and OMG: Scandal Episode 309 Recap

The last episode of Scandal two weeks ago left off after Mama Pope emerged from the shadows to her daughter, who was shell-shocked at seeing the mother she thought has been dead for the past 22 years. I was a-scared tonight because I just knew there’d be no chill to …

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CultureFamous folks

The Greatest Troublemaker for Peace: Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

Earlier this week, I wrote about how Yoruba people take names so seriously because we think it can determine your life’s path. As we honor the memory of the late, GREAT Nelson Mandela, I reflect on his middle name “Rolihlahla,” which is Xhosa for “troublemaker.” President Mandela was the troublemaker …

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My Life

Winding Down the Year, Going to the White House and on Vacation!

My peoples! It’s the last month of 2013 and I’m amazed at how fast this year went by. Time ain’t playing no bald-headed games. I plan on spending this month taking it slower than usual. Well, after this week that is. Today, I’m headed to Washington DC until Thursday because …

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CultureMy Life

About Yoruba Names and their Meanings

As some may know, I’m Nigerian, specifically Yoruba. We’re in the Southwest part of the country, but we’re global because our culture and our people are all over the world. We’re over 35 million strong and we are everything. Yes, I’m biased. Anywho, yesterday, I started tweeting about how important …

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TV

Mama Joyce Gotta Be Checked: RHOA Season 6, Episode 5 Recap

I didn’t recap last week’s episode of Real Housewives of Atlanta (RHOA) but cliffnotes: Apollo is a jerk, Kandi’s mama is still a fool, Kenya is living in a tiny hotel room and Porsha is heartbroken. With that being said, let’s talk about last night’s episode. Phaedra’s Silence and Peter’s …

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