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Graffiti – Chris Brown’s Redemption Song

By at 24 December, 2009, 3:11 am

I’ll say it and I’m not ashamed to either: I listened to Chris Brown’s new album Graffiti and bought it in support of the man’s art.  I’m a music lover and I have an ear for quality and for crap and you have to give credit where credit is due — the sh*t is FIRE!! Alright, before […]


Thoughts for Thursday: Above Reproach

By at 6 August, 2009, 8:53 am

Someone inquired about my whereabouts — you know who you are. I’ve been out of touch and out of reach, but hope to get back to a regular blogging schedule. More on where I’ve been and  my thoughts on that experience later. Random Thoughts: This is a blog post I’ve been working on in my […]


Smoking Is Fun Again, eCigarette

By at 11 May, 2007, 3:45 pm

HONG KONG (Reuters Life!) – It feels like a cigarette, looks like a cigarette but it isn’t bad for your health. A Chinese company marketing the world’s first “electronic” cigarette hopes to double sales this year as it expands overseas and as some of China’s legions of smokers try to quit. Golden Dragon Group Ltd’s […]


R. Kelly still far from Flirting with Justice?

By at 9 May, 2007, 9:00 am

I’m so conflicted right now. As one of my peeps has forwarded an article to me to comment on I realize, I have mixed feelings about the situation. If you haven’t hit the CNN page today then click here. R. Kelly has been making hits since the 90’s. I’ll admit that I enjoy the music […]


From Pennies to Pork Fried Rice

By at 5 May, 2007, 8:00 am

So Someone needs to tell me when pennies stopped being a unit of currency? Yeah it may be a bit annoying to carry pennies, but when prices end in .99, you don’t really have a choice. I mean think about it, when one is feeling generous to the homeless, you give your change – not […]


Weed It & Weep! Granny’s Busted

By at 30 April, 2007, 1:20 pm

BY CHRISENA COLEMAN DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER She is 71 years old, a great-grandmother – hardly the type of person you would expect to see in Bronx Criminal Court to answer charges of buying two dime bags of pot. Yet at the appointed time today, Barbara Jackson will make her way to the courthouse, a […]


It Was All Your Fault

By at 19 April, 2007, 9:25 pm

“You decided to spill my blood” are the words that echo in my head. Since when is it my fault that you want to shoot me dead? At what point is it my fault that you are so hurt inside of your heart and head that you have to kill other people? Sure, people didn’t […]


CBS Fires Radio Bigot Don Imus

By at 14 April, 2007, 2:00 pm

The Rev. Al Sharpton says he and his supporters are now poised to go after major entertainment corporations who finance the production and distribution of violent and mysoginistic gangsta rap music, videos and related publications. It will expose the hypocrisy practiced by Jewish CEO’s and corporate figures who profit from gangsta rap music. read more […]


Racial slur on sofa label stuns family

By at 12 April, 2007, 1:20 pm

Mother had to explain to daughter, 7 origin of ‘totally unacceptable’ word on wrapping of furniture built overseas Jim Wilkes Staff Reporter When the new chocolate-coloured sofa set was delivered to her Brampton home, Doris Moore was stunned to see packing labels describing the shade as “Nigger-brown.” She and husband Douglas purchased a sofa, loveseat […]


LAPD FlashLight Beat Down, No More?

By at 2 April, 2007, 5:26 pm

In an attempt to stop flashlight beat downs by cops on the beat of LA, the LAPD has introduced a new flashlight (an attempt to keep the rate of law suits down). Weighing in at a mere 10.4 ounces, 50% lighter than the previous standard issue model, the Pelican 7060 LED flashlight is sure to […]


Mayor to Pay Poor Parents And Children to Get Out of Poverty

By at 30 March, 2007, 10:10 am

March 30, 2007 Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled a novel $50-million initiative yesterday that will pay poor New York families cash for taking steps to lift themselves out of poverty by keeping their children in school, staying healthy and earning more. Under the two-year pilot program, 2,500 families will earn rewards ranging from $50 to $300 […]


Meth – Now in Fun Assorted Flavors

By at 28 March, 2007, 1:14 pm

Every club heads favorite drug of choice, Chrystal Meth, now comes in tasty flavors. The New York Metro reports: Meth is a highly addictive crystalline powder that is generally smoked or snorted. While flavored versions have yet to surface here, they have been seized and are believed to be available in California, Nevada, Washington, New […]