Archive for June 2014

Tales of Disrespect: When Your Best Friend Disappears

 Tales of Disrespect: When Your Best Friend Disappears
By Courtney Waldon “Did she just…? No she didn’t!” These are phrases we use when someone has crossed a line or disrespected us. How do you handle the feeling, especially when it’s a close friend? Let me tell you my story, I’ll try to keep it brief. Let’s call my friend Veronica. Veronica and I... Read more »

We're Tired of the Fu*kBoys. Will the Real Men Please Stand Up!

We're Tired of the Fu*kBoys. Will the Real Men Please Stand Up!
By A Comeaux With my birthday soon approaching, another year being single and baffled at the lies and disappointments filling sweet memories’ space, I began to reflect. Where did all these fu*k boys come from-and where are the men of valor? The strong, courageous men who fought for freedoms and rights we live on today... Read more »

Do NOT Launch a Business with Friends! Here's Why

Do NOT Launch a Business with Friends! Here's Why
By Shemeka Michelle The Sweetest Revenge Most of the time I’m very blunt and straight to the point. Even when I ponder my thoughts and really think before I speak, I’m just not good at sugarcoating. Those who know me understand that, unless I’m angry, I speak with all sincerity even if the truth stings.... Read more »
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PHOTOS: Think Like A Man Too Chicago Screening

PHOTOS: Think Like A Man Too Chicago Screening
  by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster– Yes, they are back and better than ever! We attended the red carpet Chicago screening of the upcoming movie, “Think Like A Man Too” scheduled for Friday, June 20, 2014. We welcomed Kevin Hart, Regina Hall and Terrence Jenkins to Chicago to chat a bit about the movie and... Read more »

Betrayed by My Ex and My Relative--and What I Did Next

Betrayed by My Ex and My Relative--and What I Did Next
By Kierrya Issac As a woman you would never think that some of the situations that you have to endure would be from the ones that you trust the most. I have been in a lot of what you call difficult situations where I have felt very disrespected not only as a woman, but as... Read more »

Blacklist Fans Won't Believe What Harry Lennix is Doing Now!

Blacklist Fans Won't Believe What Harry Lennix is Doing Now!
On NBC’s “The Blacklist,” Harry Lennix stars as FBI head Harold Cooper. SPOILER ALERT: Cooper is coming back! Now Lennix is in Chicago filming the romantic comedy, “72 Hours” where he portrays God. In 72 Hours, playboy Cleavon “Von” Burkett (Timon Kyle Durrett) negotiates with God (Harry Lennix) for 72 hours on Earth to right... Read more »
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The Strategy of Dating . . . If You Don't Stand for Something, You'll Fall for an A**hole

The Strategy of Dating . . . If You Don't Stand for Something, You'll Fall for an A**hole
by Gina B. It took a while for me to realize that dating requires strategy. Out of college as a young adult, I dated haphazardly and infrequently.  I was more excited about work and my social life with friends.  A man had to be really aggressive to get my attention, and most guys didn’t have the... Read more »

Sex Was Too Good: I’ve Been Dicktmatized

Sex Was Too Good: I’ve Been Dicktmatized
By A Comeaux ‘Tis the season of summer love, sexy flings, exotic adventures and all those sweet sweaty things. Long walks in parks after dark, slow drives on long highways–in no particular direction–and eating from your lover’s hands. Watching sunrise in last night’s dress and hoping for endless Saturday mornings in the arms of your... Read more »

You Left My Mother, So Where Does That Leave Us?

You Left My Mother, So Where Does That Leave Us?
By Devin Miller So, everyone expects me to harbor some ill feelings towards my father who wasn’t present in my life and resurfaced just seven years At times my upbringing was a bit chaotic, my mother and I moved a lot, we endured a lot of strife, and we were fiscally in a constant state... Read more »
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Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Attend The Makeup Show!

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Attend The Makeup Show!
By Renee, Beauty School Scarlet Yesterday I had the privilege of attending The Makeup Show Blogger Preview and I was so excited about the information that James Vincent shared that I had to give you “The Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Attend The Makeup Show Chicago. The Makeup Show Chicago opens promptly at 9... Read more »