I resisted as long as I could. I didn’t travel to Laguna Beach nor did I scale the comparatively low level mountain of mess known as The Hills. I was proud to say that I did not know who the hell Spencer, Heidi, Lauren, Audrina or Whitney were. But all that has changed. In … More Holiday Treats: MTV’s ‘The City’ and Other Goodies (Update)
Girl power rules on the season finale of the weight loss competition show, The Biggest Loser: Families, with, for the second season in row, a woman, this time, Michelle Aguilar of Dallas, winning the grand prize of $250,000. Michelle, who began the competition with her mother Rene from whom she was estranged for over five … More A Woman Wins ‘The Biggest Loser’ Grand Prize for a Second Year
There is a saying in the black community attributed to writer Zora Neal Hurston, “All my skinfolks, ain’t my kinfolks.” To break it down it means just because someone is a member of my tribe — racial (in Hurston’s case), ethnic or religious — doesn’t mean that he/she shares my same values or has my … More Bernie Madoff’s Victims: Pride Goeth Before the Fall
I don’t want to bother you with my troubles but I have been a bit dry lately. (No, not that kind of dry, nastay people.). I am at a loss as to what to write. Despite the machinations of the stock market, the world seems scarily settled. I have concluded that we are suffering from … More Media Madness: At a Loss for Words
Lawd. When I read it, I dropped to my knees and prayed that this too shall pass. Black Entertainment Television (BET) founder, Bob Johnson, wants to start another television network. Oh, yes, the man who became a billionaire off the bouncing backsides of many a video ho (Yes, I said and I stand by it.) has … More BET Founder, Bob Johnson Wants to Start a Television Network. Let the Torture Begin.