It was painful to watch. But for brief intervals, I could not take my eyes off it — the train wreck that is Reverend Jeremiah Wright, Jr. which was on display for the world to see during a live televised news conference at the National Press Club on Monday. I was filled with a stomach … More Note to Media Regarding Rev. Wright: Do Not Feed the Demagogue
Because I care about my fellow reality television viewers’ mental health, here are the top five signs that your that viewing may be a bit excessive, perhaps bordering on addiction. Thanks to Melanie Velazquez, guest blogger, for the list. “The Top 5 Signs You May Need Reality TV Rehab” 5. You’ve started quoting reality … More The Top 5 Signs You May Need Reality TV Rehab
I can’t believe that this blog, “The Ride” is one year old today. Happy birthday baby. Not knowing what to expect, I took the “if you build it they will come” approach to the effort. And slowly but surely, they did, you did. And thank you for doing so. I hope you have … More “The Ride” is turns 1 today. Baby is Doing Fine.
When I heard the news, I didn’t quite know what to say. “Poor thing. I am so sorry for her loss.” No, that’s not it. “You made such a beautiful couple.” No, that’s not it either. “What took her so long?” That’s it. Oh, I guess I should tell you what I am talking … More He Got Served: Star Jones Files for Divorce from Al Reynolds
I demand a great deal of my deities. My God loves to listen to even the most banal of my myriad of requests including that the subway arrive seconds after I reach the platform and that any annoying pimple will miraculously disappear. He (yes, it’s a he and a manly he at that), is essentially … More “Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane” Season 2: Taking Fabulosity to the Next Level
Essence, a magazine which has the audacity to say that it addresses the interests, needs and desires of “today’s black woman” (as if she was a member of some monolithic group), has announced that it is teaming up with Warner Brothers Television Group to “expand the Essence brand and re-launch the magazine’s Essence.com Web site … More Betting on Black: Essence Magazine and Warner Bros. Television Team Up for Site Re-Launch
Isiah Thomas’ reign of disaster as head coach for the NY Knicks is over. Give praise to the deity of your choice. Here’s the good news as reported by the New York Times (“Thomas Removed as Knicks’ Coach”): The Isiah Thomas era officially ended Friday, and a major Knicks rebuilding project is now underway. Donnie Walsh, … More Isiah Thomas Out as Knicks Head Coach. There is a God