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. [...]
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 [...]
How relieving to not have to open these recaps with talk of how boring Kim was in a particular episode.
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.” [...]
Kenya teaching the ladies how to dougie. I mean being batshit crazy.
Alright! Here we go! Nene and Kenya finally have that big fight the internets have been buzzing about since before the season started!
And by fight, I mean they do a weird little tango-waltz sort of thing.
We’ve been hoodwinked.
During last week’s ‘Scandal’ recap, I expressed annoyance with Olivia’s likening her relationship to Fitz to that of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings — and the adamant Twitter cosigning of that janky-ass analogy. But if you want to understand how vastly different these two situations are, try thinking up a label for the relationship [...]
Finally, the true story of the world’s most celebrated auteur. [...]
Of red hoodies and Sally Hemings. [...]