Archive for December 2012

Four of my favorite tearjerker songs

Four of my favorite tearjerker songs
I adore YouTube, but sometimes it gets me in trouble. I go to watch one thing and it snowballs into hours and hours of fun. Yesterday, I felt like digging in the crates and ended up pulling out some of my favorite cry-inducing songs. I love when a song is well-written and executed so that you can feel the emotion. These next four songs remind me that music has the power to penetrate hearts and minds and word choice is EVERYTHING.  Somebody pass me a tissue, please...

Can I Blame 2 Chainz for Men Thinking Kidnapping Is Cool?

Can I Blame 2 Chainz for Men Thinking Kidnapping Is Cool?
I’m not against rap. I’m not against rappers. But I am against those fools that aspire to live every lyric they hear, even the most misogynistic and illegal ones. For women like me who value simple things like safety and staying alive, life imitating art can be life-threatening. It’s one thing to hear about kidnappng in... Read more »

Pimp in Distress: Katt Williams is dying before our eyes and all we see is how “aged” he looks

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Gapers’ block. That’s what it felt like trying to weed through all the comments of the repeatedly shared video of Katt Williams announcing his retirement from stand-up comedy today.  Most of the comments were about how “old” and “horrible” he looks. Some said he “wasn’t in tune with his star player,” using his own jokes... Read more »
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