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Peter Griffin’s CFDA Awards Outfit Stole the Show

[ 26 ] June 3, 2014 |
Peter Griffin’s CFDA Awards Outfit Stole the Show

One person went to the CFDA Awards and slayed EVERYBODY there. They are an American icon and we salute them for their influence in pop culture. Yes, I’m talmbout Peter Griffin. This #ALPHET (outfit) is daring, it’s edgy and it’s bold. It tells us all that Peter is comfortable with his body and he wants […]

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A Baby, A Wedding Dress and a Drag Down the Aisle: Failing Successfully

[ 148 ] June 2, 2014 |
A Baby, A Wedding Dress and a Drag Down the Aisle: Failing Successfully

There is never a shortage of mess on these interwebs and last week, and I already blogged about the bridal party and their drunk in love routine. Wells, some woman named Shona Carter-Brooks was all over everywhere. I was gon let Shona be and let the rest of everyone deal with it but enough of […]

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Say It With Your Chest! UNABLE TO CAN and ALPHET Tshirts Are Here!

[ 8 ] June 2, 2014 |
Say It With Your Chest! UNABLE TO CAN and ALPHET Tshirts Are Here!

My peoples! If you weren’t on social media from Friday night to Saturday morning, you missed something. I decided to offer UNABLE TO CAN tshirts through Teespring on Friday night and I announced it on the Awesomely Luvvie Facebook fan page, on Twitter and on my Instagram. Teespring allows you to do “campaigns” where you […]

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The Mountain and the Viper: Game of Thrones Season 4 Episode 8 Recap

[ 120 ] June 2, 2014 |
The Mountain and the Viper: Game of Thrones Season 4 Episode 8 Recap

Look and listen. 1 hour. It took me ONE WHOLE HOUR to get any semblance of my bearings back after watching this episode of Game of Thrones. I seriously didn’t know what to do with myself after it ended. This show is gonna be the reason I need high blood pressure medication. Let’s just get […]

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Lupita Nyong’o Optioned Film Rights to Chimamanda Adichie’s Americanah. WIN!

[ 35 ] May 30, 2014 |
Lupita Nyong’o Optioned Film Rights to Chimamanda Adichie’s Americanah. WIN!

If you all need me, I’ll be laid out at the altar because my heart just couldn’t take the awesomeness. IndieWire confirmed that my main boo Lupita Nyong’o optioned the film rights for my other boo and Naija sisthren Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s book Americanah! I read the book in ONE DAY last year and it’s 608 […]

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Westboro Baptist Better Have a Gahtdamb Seat!

[ 82 ] May 30, 2014 |
Westboro Baptist Better Have a Gahtdamb Seat!

Westboro Baptist is a boil on all of our collective asses. They’re to Christians what those Jim Crow cartoons from the 1920s are to Disney. We try to dust them under our shoe and act like we don’t know them. But like the roaches they are, they stay coming back. We do not claim those […]

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Thanking My Old Readers and Welcoming My Newbies!

[ 108 ] May 30, 2014 |
Thanking My Old Readers and Welcoming My Newbies!

Three nights ago, I checked my blog traffic and for the first time ever, I hit 6 figure pageviews in 1 day. There were over 100,000 visits to my website on Tuesday and I smiled so hard my cheeks hurt. Then Wednesday around 8pm, I checked my traffic and that number was trumped by over 30,000 and […]

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The Grossness of Green Ketchup: Throwback Thursday

[ 28 ] May 29, 2014 |
The Grossness of Green Ketchup: Throwback Thursday

Remember when the team at Heinz suffered from a bout of temporary insanity and put out green ketchup for the American public to consume? Yeah, it was around Y2K (year 2000, for the babies who went “HUH?”). Actually, they had purple ketchup too but that’s close to red so I wasn’t as grossed out. GREEN […]

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A Must Watch Conversation Between Maya Angelou and Dave Chappelle

[ 27 ] May 28, 2014 |
A Must Watch Conversation Between Maya Angelou and Dave Chappelle

Wow. That’s what I said after watching the conversation between Dr. Maya Angelou and Dave Chappelle. It’s from an episode of Sundance Channel’s Iconoclasts, where they spent a day together in her home in Winston-Salem. I’ve never seen it until today and I am floored by the poignant, insightful, and really important moment they had. […]

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Maya Angelou: Rise in Power After Living in Purpose

[ 62 ] May 28, 2014 |
Maya Angelou: Rise in Power After Living in Purpose

Maya Angelou is gone and I was not ready. I wasn’t ready because I just figured Mother Maya would stay to give us more words. I figured she’d stay forever and just continue to be magic. I’m so selfish because she’s given more than enough. I don’t think I have the right words to speak […]

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This Bridal Party’s Drunk in Love Routine is a Mess

[ 312 ] May 27, 2014 |
This Bridal Party’s Drunk in Love Routine is a Mess

In my Facebook newsfeeds for the past coupla days has been a video of a bridal party and their dance routine at a wedding reception. It’s 5 women who actually hired a choreographer and put together this whole thing and I watched it. And you should too. GIRRRRRLLLLL!!! I’d cuss out every member of my […]

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#YesAllWomen: What We Should Teach Boys

[ 10 ] May 26, 2014 |
#YesAllWomen: What We Should Teach Boys

The #YesAllWomen hashtag started on Twitter as a result of the 140-page manifesto of the Santa Barbara killer. It detailed his life, his plans and why he decided to go on a murder spree. A good amount of it was him being butthurt about women not wanting to have sex with him. Anywho, the powerful […]

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What I Imagine Kanye and Kim’s Wedding Day Will Be Like

[ 64 ] May 23, 2014 |
What I Imagine Kanye and Kim’s Wedding Day Will Be Like

Word on these streets is that the King and Queen of Can’t Have a Seat (Kanye West and Kim Kardashian) will be getting married Saturday in Florence, Italy. These two do not know how NOT to be extra, which means the wedding will probably be overly gaudy, full of the who’s who of Hollywood and […]

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