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Why I Too Need An 'Anti-Paparazzi' Scarf!

Why I Too Need An 'Anti-Paparazzi' Scarf!
Beware of the Paparazzi! They are lurking around every corner, in every grocery store, and at every summer festival.  I used to think that only the famous and the richy-rich had to worry about sneaky photographs surfacing without their knowledge or permission. But, with almost every man, woman, and tween-aged child with a cell phone... Read more »

For The New “Roots, Attention Must Be Paid

For The New “Roots, Attention Must Be Paid
A week ago,  I wrote about the New Roots on the History Channel. If you didn’t see the post you can check it out here.  I was very critical of the additional scenes, some of the filmmakers’ creative choices and the decision to remake the mini-series at all.  I was adamant in my stance that... Read more »

The New “Roots” Loses Much of The Original Story

The New “Roots” Loses Much of The Original Story
***UPDATE: I have since rewatched the mini-series and have changed my mind. You can read about it here!***   I guess I’m a purist. For me, the New Roots mini-series on the History Channel was hard to watch, but not for the reasons most might think.  This new adaptation strays drastically from the original and... Read more »
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My Advice to the Class of 2016, Do It!

My Advice to the Class of 2016, Do It!
Congratulations to the Class of 2016!!! Two words of advice . . . Do it! Get your mind out of the gutter! I mean, do the thing that you think is impossible, act on that dream that is beyond your reality, and make your reality surpass that dream. Sounds so cliche like a graduation speech,... Read more »

Beyonce's LEMONADE Nearly Made Me Bite The Dust!

Beyonce's LEMONADE Nearly Made Me Bite The Dust!
You already know, Beyonce Giselle Knowles Carter is INVITED. But it is clear to me that Beyonce will not be satisfied until she has successfully broken the internet or has me break my neck!  I watched/listened to LEMONADE while on the treadmill and at one point I almost fell off the damned thing as she... Read more »

Who's Invited? Prince, Of Course. The Ultimate Rule Breaker

Who's Invited? Prince, Of Course. The Ultimate Rule Breaker
I guess I’m in that age range where a lot of artists and musicians that I grew up listening to are making their transition, but this one really stuns. Prince Rogers Nelson, dead at 57. The fabulous Celebrity Cocktail Party in my mind would not be complete without Prince.  And even though he was unarguably... Read more »
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That Time I Won $107.50 From Doug Banks On The Radio

That Time I Won $107.50 From Doug Banks On The Radio
I was high school when I won my first radio contest . . . not that I have won so many.  I have probably won a grand total of two in my lifetime, total. Nevertheless, I won! It was morning. I was getting ready to go to my summer job, Doug Banks was on the... Read more »

Shh!! I cheated on R&B with Country Music, and I Liked It!

Shh!! I cheated on R&B with Country Music, and I Liked It!
As a rule, I’m more of a Neo Soul, R&B, Hip Hop kind of girl.  I like my Jill Scott, a little Beyonce and Rihanna are on my workout playlist, I’m into old school (yes it’s now old school) hip hop – The Roots, Tribe and Jay and Outkast, and ALL things Erykah the Badu.... Read more »

Valentine’s Day is a Great Time to Review Your “No List”!

Valentine’s Day is a Great Time to Review Your “No List”!
The No List – A list of traits and qualities that make a person “undate-able”. If you’re single, it’s so easy to get caught up in all of the romantic fanfare that is Valentine’s Day.  And instead of waiting for Mr. Right, we settle for Mr. Right-Now – or Mr. Good-Enough-Bar. Well I’m here to tell you... Read more »
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9 Reasons Why Beyonce Is Always On The Guest List!

9 Reasons Why Beyonce Is Always On The Guest List!
By now there are mostly two types of people in the world – those who love Beyonce and those who criticize her every well-choreographed move. In less than a week, there have been no less than a swarm of articles, about Queen Bey, her lyrics, her looks, and her stance on baby hair and hot... Read more »