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*tap tap tap* Is this thing still on?.

ThaWell Readers: Yo! Where have you guys been? ThaWell Writers: Everywhere that isn’t here… First off, the site isn’t dead, just so you know. We still paying for this joint, so it’s still up. Second, it’s just been a busy yea ...

New writers at ThaWell.

2016 is bringing about some changes here at ThaWell. The biggest change will be the addition of two new contributors! Please join us in welcoming our new additions! Jen B. (@IAmJennDiva) Jennifer Baker is a published freelance writer and blogger who found ...

Another shooting….

Bruh, I’m tired of this. These shootings keep happening and we keep doing nothing about it. The dudes who decide to kill all these people are all cut from the same mold. They all feel victimized, because life ain’t fair. Some of them complain ...

AT&T can kick every rock.

I have been an AT&T customer forever. I got my first cell phone in 2000, back in the Cingular days. My dad was even a 44-year employee of Southwestern Bell/AT&T before he retired in late 2013. Because of that, I was loyal. Well, the loyalty is ov ...

Katrina: My Mystery.

Recently, the country recognized the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. It was a storm widely recognized as one of the most devastating storms in the history of the United States. Over the years, I’ve listened to friends from New Orleans (and su ...

Move It Along, You Buster.

I haven’t always been the suave and debonair man you never get to see in the dreams I have. Oh yes, there was a point when I had trouble expressing my interest in a woman. But there was a time when all the stars aligned and I knew that God Shamgod w ...

Meet Cristin, the newest writer at ThaWell.

When we (Marcus, Deshawn, Chris, and I) started this blog in 2012, it was just the four of us. For the time that’s all we needed. We all became friends during our time in college at Oklahoma State, and decided to reunite by way of ThaWell. Four blac ...

The Age-Old Battle Over the Toilet Seat.

Yep, today we’re talking about toilets. Why? Well because, toilets have been the genesis of countless arguments in countless homes where the woman was probably wrong. There, I said it. *exhales* Let’s go. Every day some woman yells at some man ...

#NewYearNewMe.

The confetti has been swept up, novelty glasses trashed, and outrageous Uber bills paid. Yes, we have made it to a new year. Everyone who is still with us should take a bow like Mrs. Powers, we’ve rewritten history again. Fair Eastside. As you can proba ...

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 ...

Changes to come at ThaWell.

The four of us have been contributing to this here blog for right around two years. It was initially Chris’s brainchild. The tragic death of one of our mutual friends from college served as the inspiration to go ahead and get this blog started in 20 ...

The case for stricter gun laws.

In the past week, there have been two shootings that have been in the news. In the past month, there have been at least two more. In fact, there have been 15 school shootings resulting in injury or death in just the last year and a half. 15. That’s ...

Open Call: Yall Asked Chris.

The Probability of Dating Someone Without Kids Past The Age of 30. Alright, here we go. We’re just gonna jump right in the deep end with this topic. Actually, on second thought, no we’re not. This one is easy. I can say for certain that there is a  7 ...

Open Call: Ask Chris.

Sorry folks about the past few weeks, but I had had absolutely nothing that I felt strongly enough about to write about. But I felt like I should write something any way because I really like the interaction and not at all because Erick, Deshawnt and Marc ...

A Little Housekeeping.

Whats up folks? Today I want to do a bit of house keeping and let you know a bit about things we have coming up here at Tha Well. Housekeeping: We want this site to be a discussion and as interactive as possible. This means we need you all to make comment ...

R.I.P. Terry McCoy Jr. 10/16/83 – 10/22/12.

Shout out to my late cousin Terry McCoy Jr.  He died in Stockton, CA on the evening of October 22, 2012 at age 29.  He was shot to death. May his soul rest in peace. 10/16/1983 – 10/22/2012   Shout out to my late cousin Rickquese McCoy.  He ...

Accepting.

Last week, Erik one the dopest, most well recieved articles weve ever had on Tha Well. Erik admitted what the three of us have known for 10 years…he is a hater. Being a very sarcastic witty guy, when I say I’ve known Erik is a hater, I donR ...

The Rope-A-Dope.

**Sorry about yesterday, I was in.internetz jail for some reason. Got a new post for you today and maybe even a bonus. Stay tuned** The Olympics are finally here. I’m a giant track and field fan (LOLO!) and leading up to the Olympics I’ve hear ...

Random Engineer Thoughts.

I work for a utility as an engineer.  My primary function is to handle repairs and projects related to the boiler.  what’s the boiler do, you ask?  It starts the process that enables you to turn on the lights, charge your phone and live a pretty ...

So much to do….

So, uh…yea.  Full disclosure, I have been busy! Very busy.  Over the past 14 days I have been inside of a boiler in Sibley, MO, in Oklahoma for a holiday and burdened with 3 additional projects at work. Add to that I just painted my house. This is ...

Stress?? No, thanks..

I haven’t been through a whole lot in my 29 years. That doesn’t mean that I haven’t been through anything. I’ve been through the normal stuff that everyone, at some point, has to deal with — the deaths of family and friends, ...

The One Where I Get Run Off The Court.

Never feels good to get run off a basketball court. Hi, Mavericks. It especially doesn’t feel good when its the lowest division of rec league basketball. However, this is what happened to me not 6 hours ago. I like to think of myself as a top 25% basket ...

At Tha Well.

Yo! Welcome to Tha Well. We are a new blog designed and run by young, black men with the explicit goal of offering a new perspective. We are gonna get into some sports, culture, movies, music and whatever else we think is interesting. The most important t ...

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