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Is’Nana The Were-Spider Vol 1: In Review

When I think of the folklore that is Anansi, I recall teenage mischief. I never had the chance to really grow up hearing about Anansi as a child. Rather, I gained knowledge of the king of all stories by way of Denzel Washington and UB40. Their Jamaican spiced version aired on HBO during the […]

By |May 15th, 2017|entertainment|0 Comments|
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    Five Comic and Sci Fi Movies Better Than They Should Have Been

Five Comic and Sci Fi Movies Better Than They Should Have Been

Guardians of The Galaxy 2 is out and I am going to go see it. That’s right. I’m going to sport my Rocket Racoon shirt, maybe get some popcorn, and enjoy the show in all its glory. Even if I only get to see Baby Groot do something childishly dumb, it will all be […]

Tyrese Chauvinistic Misogynistic Wisdom

So, Tyrese is obviously talking to advertise for his movie that is out in theaters. Either that or he hasn’t seen a microphone that he doesn’t adore. In a recent interview with BET, Tyrese had a lot to say about those loose women out there in the world. If you don’t recall his words, […]

By |April 24th, 2017|entertainment|0 Comments|

Pepsi Uses Protest to Pimp Soda Pop

Whatever anyone may feel about them, protests are not situations of jest, imitation, or uninformed parody. Protests deal with people’s lives on different levels. If the protest doesn’t typically deal with wellbeing, it deals with the right to life. With that understood, protests are not something that should be imitated for the sake of […]

By |April 5th, 2017|entertainment|0 Comments|

Kendrick Lamar, Humble, and Feminism

Kendrick Lamar is coming hard for the premier of his next album on April 7th, 2017. After dropping The Heart IV (which potentially disses a slew of rappers/the entire industry), he broke out with his video for “Humble”. And the internet went wild for it. The visuals alone make it noteworthy to watch. And […]

Colin Kaepernick is a Case of Repeating History

Now the blackballed writing is on the wall. Colin Kaepernick is an unwanted free agent. Unless you have been living under a rock, none of this should surprise you. The one man that decided to start a conversation by simply kneeling during a football game is now a bigger NFL public enemy than Carlton […]

By |March 26th, 2017|entertainment|0 Comments|

Burning Sands Is Entertainingly Accurate and Inaccurate

On November 22nd, 1997, I crossed the burning sands of Alpha Phi Alpha. Hailing from Beta Upsilon chapter of Alabama State University, our chapter was known for its leadership and vibrant social status. However, none of that status could prepare me for the six weeks, six days, 22 hours, 48 minutes and 0-6 seconds […]

By |March 12th, 2017|entertainment|1 Comment|

When Blackish Became Really Black

I was skeptical of Blackish at first. I really wasn’t trying to see a show that may pander to the white audience. And then, there was the shaky idea that Anthony Anderson may have dropped a dud of a show. With the amazing Tracie Ellis Ross, I had a feeling that the show would […]

By |January 14th, 2017|entertainment|0 Comments|

Wrong Way – An American Punk Story

Wrong Way #1 is the introduction to a world that is more about real life issues and less about imaginary heroes in capes and tights. And that fact, by far, is the best thing that is going for this book.

Wrong Way follows the everyday dealings of Trey Miller, a down and out cartoonist that […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|entertainment|0 Comments|

Octavia Spencer and Fear of a Black Feminine God

There is an overall fear of anything black being powerful. Malcolm X was practically killed due to his discipline and influence. Many say the same thing about 2Pac. Barack Obama had 8 years of hellacious, racially tinged issues to deal with as president.

The Shack is a book written by William P. Young. Hitting shelves […]

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