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Archived Since:July 20, 2008

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The Ghost Of Michael Jackson Saved The Billboard Music Awards From Abject Mediocrity.

For reasons unbeknownst to me, my wife and I ended up watching the Billboard Music Awards 2014 last night. When I say "for reasons unbeknownst to me", what I actually mean is that I didn't know 90% of the artists that "performed" last night. Show More Summary Monday Open Mic.

Believe it or not, I'm actually not all that busy today for a change, but I just can't find anything blogworthy. Maybe soon...Anyways, here's your blank slate. Fill it with something. Question: What's on your mind today? Drop some links, start a convo.

What We Can All Learn From the Financial Highs and Lows of the Pro-Athlete

Everyday we hear about an athlete filing for bankruptcy. A Sports Illustrated Report from 2009 stated that 78% of NFL players go bankrupt or experience major financial hardship after just two years of retirement, while 60% of NBA players go broke after a reported five years. Show More Summary

Jay-Z's Sister-In-Law Beats Him Up In An Elevator, And A Few Other (Very) Random Odds & Ends.

Somedays, I have a bunch of pointless stories that don't deserve their own blog posts, but prolly bear mentioning anyway. This is such a day.Beyonce's younger, far less talented sister beat up Jay-Z in an elevator. Ouch. Jay-Z didn't retaliate. Show More Summary

The 2014 NFL Draft: A Quick Catch-Up

The NFL Draft is under a week away and speculation continues over who will be the first player selected at Radio City Music Hall in New York.South Carolina Gamecocks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney was all but certain to be the number...Show More Summary

Do Black Athletes Ever Have Fathers?!?

[Editor's Note: I am married. I have a daughter. I woman gave birth to me. I don't hate women. I don't hate single mothers. I don't hate women who have to go it alone because some man was too much of a btch to stick around and raise his own damn kids. Show More Summary Tuesday Open Mic.

How about those Wizards!!!!So yeah, I'm happy today. So happy I forgot all about this blog. Anyways, here's your blank slate. Fill it with something. Question: What's on your mind today? Drop some links, start a convo.

Reigning Heisman Trophy Winner Busted For Stealing Crab Legs.

You can't make this sht up, so naturally I'm just gonna assume it's real. I mean, seriously, who steal crab legs in the first place? If you're hungry, I could think of a million other foods that would be more nourishing than crab legs. Show More Summary

Bomani Jones On The Real Problem With Donald Sterling.

I don't agree with this guy most of the time either, but he's spot-on with this commentary.

The NBA Lowers The Boom On Donald Sterling. Suspended FO' LIFE!!!

I hope Donald Sterling is a big fan of Mack 10, because there's a song the venerable West Coast Gangster Rapper made that's perfect for the ruling the NBA just threw down.A news conference by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on the Donald Sterling controversy is underway. Show More Summary

The Problem With Donald Sterling (And The NBA).

I'm happy this morning. Very happy. My Wizards are up 3-1 on the dumpster fire that is the Chicago Bulls, and we can close things out Tuesday night, which would be our first series win in a decade. So yeah, my sporting focus should be there, but of course there was a(n arguably) bigger story from The Association this weekend. Show More Summary

Why Cliven Bundy's Views On Slavery Aren't Really That Shocking.

We've seen the resurgence of "in your face racism" with the election of our first black President. It's almost like some people are so upset at the (perceived, but by no means real) shift in power that occurred in November 2008 they just seem emboldened in their racism and feel no need to even hold back or pretend otherwise. Show More Summary

The State Of Georgia Now Allows You To Pack Heat At Church. Yes, Church.

I grew up in the South. There were plenty of things about growing up there that I now appreciate in retrospect. The family-centric culture. The polite people. The slow, leisurely pace of everything. of course, there's plenty that I hated about growing up there as well, and that's why I'll never return, ever, ever. Show More Summary

What Can The President Do About Chicago's Violence Problem?!?

Yesterday here in DC, a bunch of niggers had the unmitigated gall to engage in a gunfight at the entrace to The National Zoo.[1] Two people were injured, albeit not critically, in a display of Extreme Niggardry that overshadowed what's...Show More Summary Monday Open Mic.

I know what you've been saying.... "Breh, where the heck is the blog?" Well, it's back. I've been over my head at work, then off on Spring Break with 3 Kidz, but I'm back now and the blog should be back on its normal grizzly shortly....Show More Summary

NBA Playoffs Open Mic.

My favorite team won its first playoff game in 6 years last night. So yeah, I'm pretty happy today to put it lightly. Here's the highlights, not that you care unless you live in DC or have family members named Wall, Beal, Ariza, Gortat...Show More Summary Tuesday Open Mic.

I'm on the road (again) so new postage might be infrequent. Bills gotta get paid and whatnot.Anyways, here's your blank slate. Fill it with something. Question: What's on your mind today? Drop some links, start a convo.

Is Jay-Z A Five Percenter?!? Of Course Not.

I'm no Jay-Z fan, much less a Jay-Z apologist. Real talk, while I don't deny the man's got some lyrical ability, I've always found his ascent to the top of the hip-hop food chain a little bewildering. He just sorta happened to be in the right place at the right time (RIP Biggie) and took the ball and ran with it. Show More Summary

NYC Cops And Firemen Go To A Fight. A Hockey Match Breaks Out.

New York City's finest convened on Long Island for a charity hockey game this past weekend. The result... less than fine.A large brawl broke out during an annual charity hockey match between New York City police and firefighters on Long Island. Show More Summary Friday Open Mic.

No need to lie. I meant to put this up Monday, and just totally forgot. It's been that kinda week. Anyways, here's your blank slate. Fill it with something. Question: What's on your mind today? Drop some links, start a convo.

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