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The 25 Dumbest Tweets of 2014

When I did the first ever “Dumbest Tweets” list in 2010, it was with Miss Zindzi, the Matron Saint of Catching Twitter Foolery. That list started something ( so it’s only right that she come back to help do the 5th list. 1. Zindzi: Meaty. Oaker. For some reason, this …

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The Top 10 Awesomely Luvvie Posts of 2014

This was a grand year for me and more people than ever read my words. My traffic hit many milestones and December 2014 is my most-read month EVER. I totally appreciate all the reads and shares and comments. In fact, the comments on my posts are my favorite things about writing. …


SELMA is Not Just Brilliant But Right On Time

I was invited to a private screening of the SELMA movie by Paramount Pictures and Ava DuVernay in New York in November and I didn’t just cry during the film. I wept. I ugly-cried like I wasn’t sitting in a room with 40 other people. But everyone else was in tears …

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So I Live-Tweeted the Sound of Music and It Was Everything Right

The Sound of Music is one of my favorite movies EVER. It probably sparked my love of musicals and I have seen it more times than I can count. I know the words to all the songs and my love of Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer is deep. Dame Julie’s …

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I Just Finished Serial and We Must Talk About It!

Serial is the newest thing everyone can’t stop talking about. It’s a podcast hosted by a reporter from WBEZ Chicago named Sarah Koenig, and produced by Ira Glass of This American Life and season 1 just wrapped. This entire season of Serial follows the case of Adnan Syed, a man who is …

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Instagram’s Spam Sweep is Spilling the Tea on Fake Followers

Last week, Instagram posted an announcement that in the coming weeks, folks will see their follower numbers change because they’re doing a spam sweep. What this means is that any accounts that are robots or fake would be deleted from the platform. What it also meant was that all the …


He Wanted to Look Like Kim Kardashian. $190,000 of Plastic Surgery Later, He Looks Like…

Idolizing a celebrity is one thing but attempting to change your face so you can look like your favorite is creepy and there’s a touch of some disorder there. I’m an armchair psychologist so I know this. Jordan James Larke, a British “makeup artist” (I put that in quotation marks …


This Mom Called C-SPAN to Tell Her Pundit Sons to STFU. I LIVE.

Two men were going back and forth on C-SPAN about politics and whatnots when they got a call from the general line where people phone in to drop their 2 cents about whatever is happening. The two happened to be brothers and when they heard the voice on the other …

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I Watched the First Episode of VH1’s Sorority Sisters

VH1 is the den of reality TV shows featuring Black women behaving badly and they stay on-brand with Sorority Sisters. The show has been receiving backlash ahead of its premiere because it is chronicling women from four historical Black Greek-Letter Organizations. They all live in Atlanta and every woman on …

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Angelina Jolie Gave Maleficent Realness to Amy Pascal and I’m Here For It

By now, you might have heard about how Sony Pictures’ emails were hacked and many of the exchanges between executives were leaked. You thought All My Children was juicy? NOPE! There was so much tea between these film bigwigs, and many sites have published them. Some of the juiciest tea …