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10 Reasons Why the 2014 Academy Awards Were the Best EVER

[ 54 ] March 3, 2014 |
10 Reasons Why the 2014 Academy Awards Were the Best EVER

The 86th Academy Awards were the best I’ve ever seen and I am so pleasantly surprised. Could this be the beginning of the end of the snoozefest tradition? Let’s hope so. I said I was only watching the Oscars to see if Lupita won and to see some of Ellen’s monologues. I was not planning […]

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I’m Live-Streaming the 2014 Academy Awards Red Carpet

[ 13 ] March 2, 2014 |
I’m Live-Streaming the 2014 Academy Awards Red Carpet

Hey folks! Today is the 86th Academy Awards and I’m excited because Lupita Nyong’o might be going home with an Oscar! COME ON, SOMEBODY! In fact, I have folks alerting me of when that part comes on so I can make sure I’m tuned in. I like watching the Red Carpet because I’m shallow and […]

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I’m in LA for the 2014 ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon!

[ 14 ] February 26, 2014 |
I’m in LA for the 2014 ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon!

Hey folks! I’m super excited to be in Los Angeles right now because I’ll be covering the ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon tomorrow (Thursday, February 27)! It’s such an amazing event and I was at the 2012 luncheon where Kerry Washington, Shonda Rhimes, Paula Patton and Pam Grier were honored for their work. It […]

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Black People Are Conscious Consumers and Nielsen Knows It

[ 12 ] February 26, 2014 |
Black People Are Conscious Consumers and Nielsen Knows It

There’s been an influx of pieces online about Black Twitter, Black people and our widespread use of the internet and they usually come with a tone of surprise. People are shocked to hear that we’re such power users of social media and THAT astonishment never ceases to amaze me.  It actually grinds my gears and […]

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Who’s Coming With Me to Keith Sweat’s Cruise? NOBODDDYYY

[ 105 ] February 26, 2014 |
Who’s Coming With Me to Keith Sweat’s Cruise? NOBODDDYYY

It’s apparently 1996 because the Patron Saint of Begging For Love, Keith Sweat, is having a cruise in April. And it’s for the “Grown and Sexy.” Oh. Someone somewhere saw this flyer and thought that this would be the ideal vacation for them to take with the person they call their “beau.” Chile… bless em. I wish […]

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5 Things To Do in Lagos, Nigeria (or Victoria Island)

[ 15 ] February 25, 2014 |
5 Things To Do in Lagos, Nigeria (or Victoria Island)

I’m back from Nigeria, folks! I spoke at Social Media Week Lagos and as always, I had a blast. Those 6 days went by so damb quick that my memories got whiplash. Time flies when you’re doing hoodrat things with your friends in another country. Anywho, I’m here to share 5 things I recommend that […]

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Nigerian People are Prayer Warriors and These Videos Have Me Howling

[ 31 ] February 11, 2014 |
Nigerian People are Prayer Warriors and These Videos Have Me Howling

I’m getting ready for my trip to Nigeria all this week so I won’t have a chance to write a lotta posts. BUT foolery still surrounds me and I must share it with y’all. Us Nigerian people are a passionate lot, and we love us some Jesus (well, those who are Christians do). You haven’t […]

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IceJJFish on YouTube Has the Voice for Mute

[ 70 ] February 10, 2014 |
IceJJFish on YouTube Has the Voice for Mute

My friends are the worst, because they won’t let me live a life lacking of YouTube foolery. Every time they send me a link or drop a video in my inbox, I know what I’ma see is gonna make me facepalm. But I can’t help it. I was introduced to IceJJFish a couple of months […]

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Dear King Children, You Better Not Sell Your Daddy’s Bible and Medal!

[ 39 ] February 7, 2014 |
Dear King Children, You Better Not Sell Your Daddy’s Bible and Medal!

This sternly-worded letter has been on my spirit all week. Dr. Bernice King wrote a letter talmbout how her brothers are suing her to get her to transfer Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize medal to them so they can sell it. I was like WHAT THE DEUCE?!? So I’m here […]

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The Sochi Olympics is the WalMart of Sporting Events

[ 72 ] February 5, 2014 |
The Sochi Olympics is the WalMart of Sporting Events

The Sochi Winter Olympics has been steeped in controversy, seemingly from the start. When Vladimir Putin enacted those draconian laws against the LGBT community, criminalizing homosexuality, it set the tone for what was looking like the FuckShit Games. Then there’s been the terror threats. Folks have insisted that Russia was the wrong country to host, and […]

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What Happen With That Cover, Atlanta Voice? Why It Happen?

[ 74 ] February 4, 2014 |
What Happen With That Cover, Atlanta Voice? Why It Happen?

Chile, today’s cackles have been provided by the Atlanta Voice, and I blame/thank Jamilah Lemieux for bringing it to my attention via her Instagram account. The newspaper’s latest issue cover is below. Read it and howl. After I finished cackling like a hyena in Prideland, I went “Nooooooooooooo!!!” And then I hollered some more because […]

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Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Issue Cover is Full of FINE (and Color)!

[ 29 ] February 4, 2014 |
Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Issue Cover is Full of FINE (and Color)!

Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Issue is dropping into newsstands on February 11 and they’ve outdone themselves with an absolutely FABULOUS tri-fold cover. They stepped away from their historically monochromatic look by including some of Hollywood’s FINEST actors of color. And I am here to appreciate it. It features Lupita Nyong’o, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jared Leto, Julia Roberts, […]

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Tammy’s Wrong Number: Bless Her Heart

[ 25 ] February 3, 2014 |
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 Tammy. Gimme a call back […]

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