Author Archives: Erik Walker

Erik is black.

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 ...

#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 ...

Bill Cosby’s gotta be done now, right?.

In case you missed it, there have been a string of rape allegations thrown in the way of one of America’s favorite TV fathers, Bill Cosby. The last time I checked, 15 different women had claimed that Cosby had drugged them and raped them at some poi ...

Hey, kids! It’s almost Halloween!.

That’s right, kids, it’s time for Halloween. That magical time of year when kids dress up as superheroes, grown men dress up like idiots, and grown women have an excuse to dress up as a sexy nurse or a sexy maid or a sexy teacher or some othe ...

My adventures in bandwagondom.

  I’ve never been a baseball fan. Some people would even say that I hate baseball. Those people are correct. But my hatred of baseball has nothing to do with the actual game itself. It’s not a bad game to watch. The problem is that there ...

Heads up: New Music Alert.

Chances are that you may not have ever heard of Swoope. If so, you’re missing out. Earlier this year he released an album called Sinema. It’s easily my favorite album of this year. It’s phenomenal. Anyway, he has a free project coming ou ...

Appropriate Negro Spelling (ANS).

Recently, I took a trip to Chicago for work. I was there for a trade show, so I spent two days walking around talking to a variety of different people trying to hit me with their best sales pitches. At one particular booth, I came across a dude named Eric ...