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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 …


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 …

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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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 …

Famous folks

Remy Ma and Papoose: Together Through Bids and Blond Bangs

Nowadays when people break up because one person’s shoes are ugly, it’s great to see some folks buckle down and stick with each other. He’s a grown ass man who goes by the name Papoose (on purpose) and has every NYC borough tattooed on his fingers. She’s named Remy Ma and went …

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Famous folks

Why Was Mickey Rourke on Jimmy Fallon with Pigeon Hair?

Mickey Rourke doesn’t curl all the way over. He hasn’t for a while. Homeboy was on Jimmy Fallon’s show last night and his hair was utterly tragic. I didn’t watch the show but I saw this picture and that is all I had to know. Unless he was in character …

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My Life

Awesomely Golden Shindig Recap: BEST PORDEE EVER!

Friday night at CityPoint Loft in Chicago, I held my Awesomely Golden anniversary shindig celebrating my blog’s Golden birthday (this site turned 8 years old on August 8). Over 150 people joined me for what turned out to be the BEST. PARTY. EVER. It was beyond my expectations and it …

Mike Brown Killed

Black Lives Matter. Eric Garner Was Last Month and Now Mike Brown

My spirit is bothered and my heart hurts because another Black boy has been killed senselessly by a police officer. Every day, Black and brown boys and girls are murdered without justice and without reason. But there’s a special kick in the chest when it happens at the hands of …

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My Life

Living My Life Like It’s Awesomely Golden! It’s My Blog’s 8th Birthday!

Eight years ago today, I decided that I had outgrown my little blog on Xanga, where I was talmbout college life, friendships, heartbreak and whatnots. I was 3 months out of college and I wanted a fresh start so I went to Blogger.com and created a site. I called it …

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Famous folksMusic

Lil Kim RSVPs to the Flawless Remix Party She Wasn’t Invited To

Beyonce dropped the FLAWLESS remix featuring Nicki Minaj late on Saturday night and the internet went nuts for it. The Stages of Twitter Dealing with a Beyonce Event was recycled, proving to be forever accurate and the stans got a fresh wave of life. Me? Well I thought it was just …


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