Confessions: The Story of Girl Melanie

Confessions: The Story of Girl Melanie

As a kid, I was one of the few girls who didn’t jump on the Usher bandwagon. And then Confessions happened. While the entire album was amazing, and arguably Usher’s best ever, the title track is what stood out to…







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You Guys ROCK!!!!

I’m really appreciative of you guys clicking and reading each day. I rack my brain on a daily basis trying to think of new and fresh material for you, and I want you to know and understand that every click you make on my site is greatly appreciated! Already, in the first month of 2011, we have managed to collect almost as many clicks as we did during all of last year. And I only have you to thank.













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The Post Game Show: I Hate the Characters and Malik’s a Hot Mess

The Post Game Show: I Hate the Characters and Malik’s a Hot Mess

I admit it. I’ve been one of the one’s constantly complaining about The Game, and its character development. Melanie has gone from Med School to Dr. Insecure Idiot, Kelly is a snob, Jason is a prick, and Derwin hasn’t changed at all. I used to love these characters, and now I can hardly stand to look at them for 30 minutes. But this week, I did fall in love with one character, and you may be surprised by which one—Malik.













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The Post Game Show: Stay Above the Influence

The Post Game Show: Stay Above the Influence

I’m seriously questioning whether The Game has the same writers and producers or whether The CW has higher standards than BET. Either way this is not the same show I fell in love with in 2006. As much as I’m confused by where they are going with the series right now, I must confess that I will keep watching. Maybe I’m addicted to The Game or just bad television in general. Whatever it is, I truly hope this show gets better. I’m rooting for The Game. Team Sabers!













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Where is the (Self) Love?

Where is the (Self) Love?

Nothing drives me to disdain more than an insecure woman. It hurts my feelings, breaks my heart, pisses me off, and disappoints me. Insecure women come off as weak, desperate, and clingy. And no one desires those qualities…not men, not friends, not even parents.

Despite my animosity towards the insecure, deep down I’m able to understand and relate to their struggle. In reality, it can be difficult to love and appreciate who you are. We live in a world of perfectly Photoshopped images, drive through plastic surgery shops, and artificially manicured personas. In a world where perfection can be purchased or faked at your convenience, how can a regular ole girl striving to keep it real not be a little insecure when she doesn’t meet the fake standard of perfection everyone else is embracing?













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The Post Game Show: Lessons From Episode One

The Post Game Show: Lessons From Episode One

For the first time in two years, Tuesday night was Game night. And after endless anticipation, Saber fans sat glued to their televisions waiting to see if BET, the place where black culture goes to die (that came from my twitter fam. They rock J), was going to murder black America’s baby, The Game. There were jokes about BET, infamous for their inefficiency, going over capacity by the number of viewers and the Twitter fail whale popping on the screen, but overall, everyone was hoping that BET would win this round. By the end of the show, I can safely say everyone’s happy to have The Game back on air. The show is definitely not the same one that left The CW two years ago, but it’s still to be determined whether that’s a good or bad thing. Either way, there are definitely some lessons that can be learned from this first episode of The Game.

1) Too much drama is a bad thing. Was it just me or did you feel like The Game over did it with the plots? I mean in one episode Melanie destroyed her marriage, slandered Janay’s character, and destroyed Derwin & DJ’s life. And Malik! This negro is banging the owner’s wife & his former BFF’s “life partner” (Tee-Tee’s words, not mine). And I haven’t even touched Tasha, Jason, & Kelli’s story lines. So much went on in that hour I was exhausted by the time the show went off. My twitter fam said it best: BET has managed to turn a show with the perfect comedy & drama balance into a black soap opera. Seriously, I was waiting on Maury to hop out and say, “You are NOT the father!!!” Let’s hope the stories slow down soon. My nerves can’t take much more.













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