President Poped

Yes: Scandal Episode 502 Recap

Scandal has done one thing well in all its seasons, and that is to keep throwing curveballs where you don’t expect. We might have gotten better at solving the cases Olivia and them get but they have kept me on my toes. The ending of this episode was a good …

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Heavy is the Head: Scandal Season 5 Premiere Recap

Scandal (and the entire TGIT lineup) is back and I was so damb ready. You know when you don’t realize how sleepy you are but when you hit the bed, the next thing that happens is you wake up 7 hours later with your shoes still on? That was me. …

AwardsFamous folksTV

Regina, Uzo, Viola and The Blackest Emmy Awards Ever

I (and countless others) have spent years complaining about the monochrome Emmy Awards (read: my post on 2013 Emmy Awards Embodied TV’s White Problem). It is usually a show that is white people giving other white people every award, and the audience is sprinkled with a few Black and brown …

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Eddie Long, All-White Party and Youth Ministry Clothes: An Epic Roast

So a picture dropped the other day that blessed me tremendously. It was of three older Black men in all white. I thought they looked like what would happen if the three wise men decided to go to a Frankie Beverly and Maze Concert before they went to visit Baby …

RosaWatchParty Houston
My LifeTV

Houston! I’m Coming to Host an Empire Watch Party!

My people! So Fall TV kicks back off next week and our favorite shows are returning. Empire is on Wednesday, September 23 and Scandal (and the entire TGIT lineup) is back the next day. Anywho, I’m excited because I’ve partnered with Rosa Regale to host a watch party for Empire’s …

Epic Trip
My LifeTravel

I’m Taking One More Big Trip Before Summer Ends

I have thoroughly enjoyed this summer. It’s the closest I’ve had to a “summer break” since like college. I let emails linger, I went PSHT to anything urgent and I shirked more than a few responsibilities as I traveled to multiple countries, rooftopped with my girls and just had a …

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Famous folks

About Nicki Minaj Calling Out Miley Cyrus at the VMAs

I did not watch the MTV VMAs last night, because I was out enjoying my last weekend in Chicago until October. BUT, you know I had to catch up with the highlight, which was Nicki Minaj getting on stage and calling out Miley Cyrus. What had happened was, a few …

Petty Confessions
My LifeRandom

These Are My Petty Confessions (And Yours Too)

All my life, I’ve been petty. You might wonder what that means. It means I get mad and annoyed at many things, and a bulk of them are mundane as hell. I am basically your cantankerous grandma. So a few weeks back, I decided to confess one of my social …

Famous folksMusic

Janelle Monae’s “Hell You Talmbout” is Movement Music that Moves Me

Chile, y’all know I LOVE ME SOME Janelle Monae. Not just because her closet is my spirit animal and her love of suits and feminine menswear makes my heart swell. The lady is a free Black girl whose music has no limits and she has fun with it. Plus, she …

Serena Williams NYMag
Famous folksLetter

Dear Serena Williams, So You’re Just Gonna Be This Flawless Effortlessly? Ok.

Serena. I SAY, SERENA. GIRL STAHP. Why did you just do this to all of us? Your New York Magazine cover and editorial is the reason people write songs and poems and whatnots. I wanna pen some haikus and limericks in your honor because GAHTDAMB. I bet Common used one …


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