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Tammy’s Wrong Number: Bless Her Heart

So, I got 2 missed calls from a number I didn’t recognize and I couldn’t pick up anyway because I was on a conference call. I finally get off the phone and see that the person left a voicemail so I hit play. Here’s what the VM said: “Hey this …

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The AOL Dial Up Chronicles: Throwback Thursday

Sit down, kids. I’d like to tell you a story. It’s of a time way back when, before we could fit a phone, camera, music player, video player and recorded into a machine the size of a hershey’s candy bar. Picture it, people’s houses, 1998… This was an ancient time …

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The 12 Stages of Writing (Or a Guide to Procrastinating Like a Pro)

I’ve been a professional procrastinator for as long as I can remember and it hasn’t improved with age. In fact, with the social media at my fingertips ALLATAHM, it’s gotten worse. This is why the week I took a social media break, I was super productive. Those of us who …

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Target Got Hacked But Our Love For Them Did Not

You know about my love for Target, cuz I wrote a post wondering what voodoo Target does to keep us in their store for hours. Or the fact that you go in for a hair clip and come out with a new closet system. Well, it’s been all in the …

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Whose Reverend is this Threatening Me in the Name of Jesus?

It is that time of the year again: when people use Martin Luther King Jr.’s image inappropriately for club flyers. MLK ain’t march to be the image of “Freaky Fridays” at the local disco. STAHP IT EVERYONE! I already wrote about this last year but more flyers have emerged for …

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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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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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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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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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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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