Monthly Archives: February 2013

Quezahne Wallis and the Errant Tweet

There is none so deaf as he who will not hear. Those who think seem to suggest that it’s okay to call a woman a c*nt but not a young girl child. Those who think that others (Wallis’ family) won’t … Continue reading

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Hoodwinked

Great scott. The movies have biased me against white women. I’ll have to watch my guilty pleasures with more care. Continue reading

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Pope Benedict XVI

Perhaps the greatest irony after surviving so much controversy is that Pope Benedict XVI proved to be relatively ineffectual leader. Continue reading

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T, the Grammy and SOTU Edition

Well, we’ve finally reached the stage where petulance has been elevated to the national stage. Pass me the popcorn. At some point, this stuff has to start going uphill.
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Jesse Jackson, Jr. and Black Politics

The painful process of Blacks coming of age politically — drone and whistle blower convos with respect to President Obama, anyone? — in many ways couldn’t be coming at a worse time. Continue reading

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That Magic Moment

When something opens up a script. An image. A sound. A structural element.  This has got to be one of the world’s least cost effective professions. Hours in to eke out those few — hopefully — powerful lines. Worth it? … Continue reading

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Stop, You’d Better Save Me

Um…no. Either you’ll participate in and lead your healing or it can’t and won’t happen. My people perish because of lack of knowledge. Well, lack of knowledge begins with denial. I don’t see the needles, the pain, the text messages, … Continue reading

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