Monthly Archives: April 2014

Mad, Mad World.

Saturday morning in Brooklyn, a lone gunman walked up to the patrol car of New York Police Department officers Wenjian Liu, 32, and Rafael Ramos aged 41.  The shooter was 28-year old Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who just the day before had shot his Baltimore-are ...

Five (or so) Big Deals.

It’s that time of the year.  Time for everyone to roll out a “Top Ten” list.  Everything from beer to foods to vehicles get a rating.  It gets nauseating, but does allow for everyone else to argue how the list is blatantly wrong.  Th ...

Whoever the terrorists are, they won.

America is a super proud country. We like to think of ourselves as being the biggest and baddest nation on the planet. We get nervous when other countries do anything better than us. ANYTHING. We constantly want to be the best at all sports, the best at c ...

I Can’t Breathe… For Different Reasons.

In the aftermath of the shooting death of unarmed Mike Brown in Ferguson, MO and the chokehold death of unarmed Eric Garner in New York, NY, many have been enraged that justice was not being served with regard to punishing the individuals who were respons ...

Instant Classic.

Yesterday, if you hadn’t heard, D’Angelo emerged from wherever Shea butter infused, “incense” smoke-filled cave to drop “Black Messiah.” Prior to this release, D’Angelo had not released an album for nearly fifteen ...

Don’t Do This Bro.

Two weeks, two high profile (albeit one more high profile than the other) took to social media to public shame their significant others. I guess this is a thing in 2014 now. Back in my day when you had a problem with your lady it was between you, her and ...

#EricGarner.

Just last week, Chris wrote a post about his lack of words for the Darren Wilson [non]indictment. I agreed with ever sentiment he expressed. Well, friends, as I’m writing this it is December 3, 2014. It was just announced that the officer who choked ...