When Afrocentric Art Goes Wrong: In The Name Of The Father, The Son, The Earth, The Wind, The Fire.

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Verily I say unto thee: Whilst thou be dancing in September?

The Arc Of The Moral Universe Is Long, So Bend That Thang Over And Shake It Down To The Floor.

Martin Luther the Kang would have been 85 today — his Chad Johnson year, if you will. For some people (apparently a whole grip of some people) this turns their thoughts to listening to Future and drinking Ciroc. [...]

Bless Your Heart #2! The Stars and Bars and #TeamJake.

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On the second episode of the “Bless Your Heart” podcast, Nichole and Tracy discuss what Northerners don’t get about Southerners — like the Confederate flag. Plus: observations on how cute Jake from ‘Scandal’ is, The Best Man Holiday and whether to disclose to your partner your number. (Some salty language.)

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The Only Thing Missing From ‘The Best Man Holiday’ Was Madea.

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You’d be excused for mistaking this film for ‘Tyler Perry’s The Best Man Holiday.’ [...]

150 Years Ago Today.

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Random Midday Hotness: My Friends And I Have Cracked The Code. (Plus A Question.)

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We all dug Lorde’s “Royals” before it was inescapable, so it’s nice to hear a slightly different take on it to remind us why we banged with it so hard in the beginning. [...]

Introducing The Bless Your Heart Podcast!

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It’s been a long time, we know. But here’s something new and different — the inaugural episode of the monthly Bless Your Heart podcast. Our own Tracy “Brokey McPoverty” Clayton and Nichole Perkins talk about the tyranny of the dick pic, women-centered porn and “Martin.” (Some salty language, obviously.)

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Random Midday Hotness: Miley Cyrus + The Roots. (Wait. What?)

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We have the same why-won’t-she-go-away relationship to Miley Cyrus that most reasonable folks do. But this version of her ubiquitous “We Can’t Stop” is pretty damn fun. [...]