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The Black folks guide to summertime cookouts: How to avoid being a bigger jerk than the chicken

The Black folks guide to summertime cookouts: How to avoid being a bigger jerk than the chicken

Summer is fast approaching and the weather is ripe for some outdoor cooking, and I’m sure before the Fall, you would have hosted or went to about a half dozen of these. I’m also sure you will have plenty of stories to share from which drunk uncle acted up, who flipped the table over in […]

So Chris Rock wants some Cheerios too? Maybe the honey does taste sweeter in La La land

So Chris Rock wants some Cheerios too? Maybe the honey does taste sweeter in La La land

So Carmelo Anthony and (now) estranged wife La La are in the headlines again. This time, however, no NBA star taunted him with how good she tasted. This time around, he was busted smangin’ a stripper (not in the act though). They are currently separated and I’m sure divorce is on the horizon. So here’s […]

Run yo’ trophy!! Biggest award robberies in pro sports

Run yo’ trophy!! Biggest award robberies in pro sports

“Are you serious??!” “Wait….hold up, he won?” ” (Player X) did better than him, how dafuq did he win?!” Sound familiar? Well to all you sports fans out there I’m sure you’ve muttered these phrases at some point upon finding out a well deserving player was snubbed out of an award by a player that’s […]

Don’t renege my N*g!  7 life saving Spades tips to avoid getting your head bust to the white meat

Don’t renege my N*g! 7 life saving Spades tips to avoid getting your head bust to the white meat

[**Editor’s note: That has got to be the bougie’est looking spades game I have ever seen. Almost a little too bougie. Im side eyeing the woman in pink. Can’t trust them excessively low, easy access neckline wearing for a ‘friendly’ game of cards chicks. I’m 99.9% sure she is hiding a razor in her brassiere. You know…just in case. […]

So she said “No” – Is all hope lost? When marriage proposals go wrong

So she said “No” – Is all hope lost? When marriage proposals go wrong

Allow me to set the scene: Music is playing. Several people are even shaking their tail feathers. Drinks are flowing, food is in abundance, and everyone is mingling with each other. The men are in the next room getting their card game on. Mike – while partaking in the events of the party – is feeling […]

Good Grief, Woe Is You: The Foolish Things That Women Do

Good Grief, Woe Is You: The Foolish Things That Women Do

After having written a similar list for the men, I would be remiss if I didn’t do the same for the softer sex. Let’s get right to it. Having children too young ‘Young’ can be open to interpretation and be quite a broad adjective. Allow me to be more specific in terms of what ‘young’ is […]

Dear Foolish Men, Here’s How Many of You Ruin Your Lives in Two Minutes or Less

Dear Foolish Men, Here’s How Many of You Ruin Your Lives in Two Minutes or Less

I’m going to rewind to the age of 7. I was young, impressionable, had a ravenous appetite for reading, and I was in carefree mode (as all young kids are). I was watching a show called Zoobilee Zoo – go on Youtube to check it out (if you’re over 30 you should know the show). Anyhow, one […]