Thinking of Us or, Why Thinkpieces Give Me Heart Palpitations: A Personal Essay

Pop culture wise, 2018 has been Black as fuck. I'm sure we've had Blacker years, but I bet that 2018 will rank highly among them. Music was good, strides were made in television, and the movies? LAWWWWWDD THE MOVIES!!!! If we weren't the central focus of the narrative, we were definitely up in that bitch … Continue reading Thinking of Us or, Why Thinkpieces Give Me Heart Palpitations: A Personal Essay

The Power Post

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. - Abraham Lincoln You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. - Marcus Aurelius Anyway, once upon a time, my best friend and I would have conversations, as … Continue reading The Power Post

The 2019 Bored Ambition Master Plan

It's finally the end of 2018 and a few days before my 30th birthday, and as many of my ilk - the goal oriented yet jaded, underemployed super millenials- have done or are in the process of doing, I have devised my master plan for 2019, the list of hopefully attainable goals that I will … Continue reading The 2019 Bored Ambition Master Plan

#InternetKilledtheVideoStar Vol. 4- California Love Part 1

Let me preface this by saying that after almost 22 years of this song, I cannot stand it anymore. I'm from California, I live here. I can do without hearing this song ever again in my life. Even on the rare occasions that I do decide to be amongst the peons, if it comes on, … Continue reading #InternetKilledtheVideoStar Vol. 4- California Love Part 1

#InternetKilledtheVideoStar Vol. 3: Human Nature

Sorry, this ain't about the song written by the Honorable St. Michael Joseph, of the Gary, Indiana Jacksons, First of His Name, Last of His Kind, Walker of the Moon, Ruler of the Neverland Realm. Instead, we are visiting another song with the same name by the Honorable Madonna of House Mononym, Appropriatress of Vogue, … Continue reading #InternetKilledtheVideoStar Vol. 3: Human Nature

#InternetKilledtheVideoStar Vol. 2: Virtual Insanity

This is the song that predicted all of this shit. Tell me, I challenge you, that we are not living in a world of virtual insanity. Granted, Jay Kay, the lead singer of the funk/acid Jazz band Jamiroquai wasn't really getting into cell phones and computers and all of the goodness that we enjoy today, … Continue reading #InternetKilledtheVideoStar Vol. 2: Virtual Insanity

Dear White People: Or How This Movie is Cutting Me Deep bka Identity Crisis

So I finally saw Dear White People. Geeked. It was a good film. Took me back to college. Maybe because I kept to myself so much, I didn't have a similar experience at UCLA. BUUUUUUUTTTTTTTT.... that is not to say that shit didn't happen. My hair was a point of conversation at many, many, many, … Continue reading Dear White People: Or How This Movie is Cutting Me Deep bka Identity Crisis