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“What the hell is a Catfish?”— Me

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On Monday night, a good chunk of the people I follow on Twitter were practically howling about Catfish. Somehow I missed last month’s debut of the MTV hit show, one that seems to have quickly gained a cult following. Viacom’s President and CEO Philippe Dauman...

What Else Will It Take Before America Breaks Its Addiction to Guns?

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By now you’ve probably heard about Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher murdering his girlfriend, 22-year-old Kasandra Michelle Perkins, before taking his own life. And if you’re like me you shook your head and commented on how completely tragic the whole event is. Another black...

Sex, Lies and ‘Beef’: The Downfall of Hip-Hop

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It is quite revealing that Hip-Hop, the most testosterone driven music genre in the world, is dependent on women for it’s survival. Sisters are both valuable commodities and expendable capital, used solely to raise the stature of rappers whose talent, or lack thereof, proves insufficient...

Does It Matter What They Think?

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I had spent weeks gushing over the latest run-ins with my crush with a close friend of mine. “Guess who I just saw” I’d text, which would usually lead to a breakdown of what he said, what he was wearing, and of course how awesome...

Getting Real: When Is It Time to Give Up the Dream?

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“Dream big!”  We’ve all heard that age-old adage that encourages us to follow our dreams.  But have you ever stopped and thought of what life would be like if every single person who had a dream was able to achieve it? It’s not possible.  As...