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10 Hilarious Vine Videos You Gotta Watch

[ 45 ] July 23, 2013 |
10 Hilarious Vine Videos You Gotta Watch

I know that when Instagram video kicked off a couple of weeks ago, folks were declaring Vine to be dead since it allowed folks to post up to 15 seconds of video. But I shook my head because I’ve never been here for IG video. All it did was provide people the opportunity to post […]

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George Zimmerman Wants to be Superman And I’m Not Buying It

[ 96 ] July 22, 2013 |
George Zimmerman Wants to be Superman And I’m Not Buying It

Man, look. Folks (ABC, CNN and ‘em) are reporting that George Zimmerman saved a family last week when their truck overturned on a highway last week. Apparently, a family of four were trapped in their SUV when Porky Pig and another fella came outta nowhere to rescue them. DUN DUN DUN!!! HEROES! Except no. I’m […]

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Geraldo Rivera’s Shirtless Selfie is the Anti-Thirst Trap

[ 40 ] July 22, 2013 |
Geraldo Rivera’s Shirtless Selfie is the Anti-Thirst Trap

Yesterday morning, Geraldo Rivera, he of epic moustache and soldier coordinate reporter, woke up and decided he was proud of what he looked like. He tweeted “70 is the new 50 (Erica and family are going to be so pissed…but at my age…)” and included a selfie of himself shirtless in the bathroom. I saw […]

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About This Whole Black Twitter Thing…

[ 42 ] July 19, 2013 |
About This Whole Black Twitter Thing…

The phrase Black Twitter started as a joke when people realized the power of Black people who use Twitter. People started noticing that we were driving hashtags and trending topics. Then Nielsen did research and found out that African American women are the most active group on Twitter. Since then, #BlackTwitter has become a THING […]

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The Temperature is Oppression Degrees Fahrenheit. It’s Hot!

[ 74 ] July 18, 2013 |
The Temperature is Oppression Degrees Fahrenheit. It’s Hot!

Look. Last week, I was complaining that Chicago hasn’t given us a real summer. We’ve been hovering around a nice and MILD 70 degrees for most of this summer. I wanted heat and I got it. Be careful what you ask for. Now we’re in the middle of a heatwave and it’s so hot that […]

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The Treadmill Tumble That Left Me in Cackling Tears

[ 45 ] July 18, 2013 |
The Treadmill Tumble That Left Me in Cackling Tears

I found the video below and laughed so hard that I was shaking silently for about 20 seconds. You know that laugh that looks like you’re sobbing because you’re trying to catch your breath? Yes. That one. Just watch this video (it’s 70 seconds long and gets good around 45 seconds in). *DEEEEEAAAAADDDDDDD* *plays it […]

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#BlackBuzzFeed is Twitter’s Newest Awesome Trending Topic

[ 12 ] July 17, 2013 |
#BlackBuzzFeed is Twitter’s Newest Awesome Trending Topic

I’m an avid reader of BuzzFeed, because their lists are addictive and their GIFs are amazing. Twitter wants to see what would happen if BuzzFeed created a section for topics that Black folks loves to talk about, thus starting the #BlackBuzzFeed hashtag that is now the #1 trending topic in the United States, and #2 […]

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The Daily Show’s Segment on the Zimmerman Verdict is Why I Love Them

[ 31 ] July 17, 2013 |
The Daily Show’s Segment on the Zimmerman Verdict is Why I Love Them

The Daily Show is one of the smartest and funniest shows on TV, and they always prove to be one of the most needed ones too. You’ll get a better take on the news by watching it than CNN any day, in my book. Their news might be “fake” but it’s realer than some of […]

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I Have 20 Questions About LHHATL Episode 13 (Recap)

[ 40 ] July 16, 2013 |
I Have 20 Questions About LHHATL Episode 13 (Recap)

I have questions about last night’s Love and Hip Hop Atlanta, so here they are. 1. Why did I feel so bad for Rasheeda as she poured her heart out to Mimi about Kirk the jerk? Well, because she’s super preggo and dealing with her hapless hubby. 2. When Momma Dee was cooking for Scrappy, why […]

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Scandal is Coming to BET. Rejoice, Gladiators!

[ 11 ] July 15, 2013 |
Scandal is Coming to BET. Rejoice, Gladiators!

BET is on a mission to get itself together in 2013 and I ain’t mad about it! It was announced that reruns of the first 2 seasons of Scandal will start airing on BET in August. And when season 3 kicks off, episodes will show on BET 8 days after they originally air. SAINTS AND […]

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There Was No Justice For Trayvon But We Cannot Be Silenced

[ 35 ] July 14, 2013 |
There Was No Justice For Trayvon But We Cannot Be Silenced

This weekend, I was at a convening with 100 young Black leaders and activists, brought together from across the country by the Black Youth Project. We were there to talk about our advocacy work as well as issues affecting the Black community. And more importantly, we were there to talk about what we can DO about it […]

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All Great Granny Wants for Her 100th Birthday is Her Thirst Quenched

[ 20 ] July 11, 2013 |
All Great Granny Wants for Her 100th Birthday is Her Thirst Quenched

One great grandmother turned 100 recently, and her local news station wanted to interview her on what it’s like to hit that century mark. Because it’s no small feat. Well, it didn’t go as anyone expected. Watch the NSFW video below: I. DON. DIE. The fact that the first thing she said is “How’s your […]

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My Thoughts About the Premiere of R&B Divas LA

[ 36 ] July 11, 2013 |
My Thoughts About the Premiere of R&B Divas LA

Last night, I tuned in to watch TVOne’s R&B Divas LA, and it was actually pretty good. By pretty good, I mean it promises to be a drama-filled show because of the explosive personalities on there. Also, it was a great way to take a walk down memory lane with some of my favorite 90s […]

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