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Archived Since:July 20, 2008

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A Word From The Management Of (...And Today's Open Mic!)

No, this blog hasn't (totally) gone black. Folks, ya'll know the drill. I have a Day Job. I have a wife. I have #3Kidz. I don't have free time. Something has to give, and lately... okay, for the past year, this blog has been that something.I'm not closing shop. Show More Summary

Unemployment Nearing 5% Mark. Is It Time For Haters To Give The POTUS Some Credit?!?

[Editor's Note: This blog post was refashioned from my Twitter account. If you aren't following me there, why are you still here?]I criticize President Obama for a lot of things, but let's give him credit where it's due. The unemployment rate is now %6.1. Show More Summary

Arizona State Profressor Catches Beatdown For Jaywalking While Black.

Just watch the video, and then answer the question below. Question: What's your read on this story? Were the cops justified in their actions? Should the professor have just shut up and complied? What would you do? ASU professor assaulted officer, arrested in Tempe [AZ Central] Thursday Open Mic.

Busy week here. Ya'll talk amongst yourselves. I'll be back soon.Question: What's on your mind today? Drop some links, start a convo.

Should The Washington Redskins Change Their Name?!?

I'm a "bandwagon Redskins fan", which is a nice way of saying "I only care if they're having a.500 or better season which won't ever happen again as long as Robert Griffin III only has one good knee". Seriously, football is just a break between the NBA offseason and an annual respite from baseball. Show More Summary

Texas Teens Could Get 1,300 YEARS For Gang Rape Of 15 Year Old.

I have a daughter now, as anyone who's read this blog the past couple of years already knows. While I don't love my daughter any more than I do my sons, I do love her differently. My concerns about her future, and what/how I as her father...Show More Summary Monday Open Mic.

I'm taking requests this week. Drop the link and I'll write it. I'm serious. And also starved for blog fodder. Feed the beast!Question: What's on your mind today? Drop some links, start a convo.

Spurs Win! Spurs Win! Spurs Win!

I'm not a San Antonio Spurs fan, but I'm definitely a "Miami Heat Fan" hater, so naturally I was happy to see Tim Duncan and Co. raise the trophy last night. In a 5 game series that wasn't even as close as the final tally indicated,Show More Summary

Halle Berry Owes $16K/Month In Child Support. Stevie J Is $1M In Arrears.

As a guy married for nearly 13 years, I can tell you marriage is work. Mix in kids, and it damn near becomes a 2nd day job, albeit one with great benefits. The adage goes "it's cheaper to keep her", which is a nice way of telling men they're better off staying married than getting divorced and being forced to live in a van down by the river. Show More Summary

Down Goes Cantor!!!

While everyone else was busy watching the Spurs beat the tracks off the Heat last night, a similar a$$whipping was taking place in the world of politics.It's the earthquake that rocked the GOP. In a year when mainstream Republicans have...Show More Summary Monday NewsBriefs.

A lot to cover today, here's the rundown...Michelle Obama's Maya Angelou Speech - Seriously, why weren't we lucky enough to have this woman as POTUS instead of her increasingly disappointing husband? Powerful stuff here, and real talk, prolly the blackest moment we've witness during the Obama Presidency. Show More Summary

Apparently Whites-Only Water Fountains (And Microwaves) Still Exist In Tennessee.

In what is shaping up to be a banner year for race relations, two Memphis ara cotton gin employees (who knew?) are alleging racial discrimination, and thankfully have the evidence to prove it.The recording sounds like something fromShow More Summary

Janelle Ambrosia And The Slut Shaming Of Internet Racists.

I prefer my racism blatant, not disguised or covert. I'm 40 years old now, so it's a lot easier to have someone make it quite clear where they stand as opposed to me having to guess. I'm just black lazy like that. Because blackness.With that said, there are varying degrees of racism. Show More Summary Monday Open Mic.

Okay, here's my promise to you guys. New posts everyday this week. I'm even taking requests. Drop the link and I'll write it. I'm serious. And also starved for blog fodder. Feed the beast!Question: What's on your mind today? Drop some links, start a convo.

Houston Man Sues Stripper To Get All His Singles Back.

I've said it several times here: I just don't understand why people blow good money at scrip clubs. I don't knock people who frequent such places, it's just not my thing (obviously because I'm MARRIED!) and never was. That said, it's understood that the women there don't actually like you, nor are they willing to sleep with you. Show More Summary

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

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