Primetime Emmy Awards
AwardsTV

So I Watched the 2014 Emmy Awards Last Night: Recap

All the award shows are starting earlier this year. Sheesh! Last year, the Primetime Emmy Awards happened on September 22. What’s all this rush for? Ennehweighs, this year’s show was hosted by Seth Meyers and he killed (in a good way). His opening monologue was actually hilarious, and that is …

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AwardsTV

The 2014 VMAs Reminded Me That I’m Getting Old

Fall TV is starting already and we still got 1 month of summer. The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, which is usually in September happened last night at the Inglewood Forum. Within 15 minutes of watching the red carpet, hosted by Sway and a slew of skinny white girls I’d …

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Whose is this?

Whose Love Pocket Love Seat is This?

Sometimes, furniture can be really interesting, and I’m not just talmbout the IKEA bookcase named Billy (we all had it at one point, didn’t we? Until we moved for the first time and it crumbled into jagged little pieces when you tried to pick it up. I guess we shouldn’t …

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James Brown Little Richard Wheel of Fortune
Throwback ThursdayTV

The Time James Brown and Little Richard Partnered on Wheel of Fortune: Throwback Thursday

You got to go way back sometimes for the best clips. Back in 1994, Wheel of Fortune did a week where they featured “Music Stars.” On this particular episode, it’s Lee Greenwood, Weird Al Yankovic, James Brown and Little Richard. Yes, 4 contestants. Why? Because James and Richard played together. …

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Dont Shoot BYP100
Culture

About Ferguson, White Allies and Speaking Up When It Matters

A change is gon come. It doesn’t come easily and the people in power won’t let it happen without a fight. We’re watching the fight right now in its ugliest form in Ferguson, Missouri. Tear gas, which the U.S. has banned in actual wars on other soils is now being …

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Luvvie at BlogHer
My LifeVideos

Remember When Kerry Opened For Me At BlogHer? The Video of My Talk is Here!

Remember that time when I went to BlogHer and at first I was going to open for Kerry Washington but she ended up opening for me? YESSSSS! You remember. That was last month. I got on the main stage and talked about being authentically myself online, how I play with …

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Random

Why Does Kale Taste Like Dreams Deferred?

One day I looked up and everyone had become the Bubba Gump of Kale, talmbout kale salad, kale soup, kale smoothies, kale sammiches, kale nail polish (yes really. It’s called NailKale. Everyone go home. You’re drunk!). It was all kale everything and I was like whappened? Why it happen? I …

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Fashion

Tell People To Have a Seat With Your Chest!

My peoples! I’m back with my latest tshirt because sometimes you just need to let folks know that they should HAVE a SEAT! Now you can do it with your chest with the “No. Have a Seat \___” Tshirt on teespring. These navy blue shirts come in a fitted tshirt for …

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Social Media

Facebook is Gonna Label Onion Links as Satire Because Everyone is Slow Now

Facebook is experimenting with a new feature that will tag posts from The Onion as “Satire” when they show up in newsfeeds. Some people are outraged and wondering why they’d do such a thing. I’m here to let you know why: because everyone is slow now. Everyone. It crosses class, gender …

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Luvvie in Mexico
My Life

5 Lessons I Learned From My Vacation in Mexico

I just came back from a 3-day vacation to Puerto Morelos in Cancun, Mexico. I went for my friend’s wedding and it turned out to be the funnest vacation I’ve ever been on. Plus, it came at the exact right time with all the terrible-ness happening in the world (especially …

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