Blogging The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Season 5. Episode 13: Make An Ass Out of a Donkey.


Dearly beloved: we are gathered here today to try and figure out exactly WTF is wrong with Kenya.


Random Midday Hotness: A Pep Talk From Kid President.

Your pint-sized commander-in-chief reminds you to be awesome. [...]

T.I., ‘Gender Night,’ and Unlearning Misogyny.

I know I have my own hypocrisy to deal with, from my previous romantic entanglements to my music choices. But at the least, I got a headstart on confronting that hypocrisy. It started in earnest when I was 17, the summer before my senior year of high school, at a leadership camp just outside of Houston. [...]

Martin Luther King Was Not Santa Claus.


We’re re-running this fantastic post by Friend of the Blog Ari Kelman, a history professor who reminds us that MLK was never the saintly, beloved man in life that he has become in death. [...]

Respectable Hip Hop.

Last night, much of Twitter united to reclaim and rewrite our favorite less-than-progressive rap and hip hop lyrics. It was a beautiful thing.

It all started when I was listening to 2 Chainz, which I do when there’s no one around to judge me for it, and I thought about the line “She got a [...]

Blogging The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Episode 10: Off the Hook

How relieving to not have to open these recaps with talk of how boring Kim was in a particular episode.


PostBourgie: The Podcast | #22: Django Unpacked.


On this week’s ep, Joel, Jamelle and G.D. are joined by Slate’s Aisha Harris and Prof. Sarah Jackson of Northeastern University to discuss Quentin Tarantino’s messy, subversive, confounding slavery revenge flick, “Django Unchained.” [...]

Django Unchained: The 80′s NBC Sitcom.

Sure. Why not? [...]