Memorial Day Playlist

Memorial Day Playlist

Memorial Day History Fact: Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC to honor dead Union Soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. Read their story here.…







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Throwback Saturday: Otis Redding’s “Try A Little Tenderness”

Throwback Saturday: Otis Redding’s “Try A Little Tenderness”

I’m sure you’re familiar with  Jay-Z and Kanye West’s “Otis,” the single from their joint album, Watch the Throne, which samples Otis Redding’s “Try A Little Tenderness.” But there is nothing like hearing Otis, himself, sing the original. The purity…







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I’m Finally Out of Timeout

Over the past couple of weeks, I took a self-imposed, pop culture timeout. I needed to get away from the fluff of life and get back to what was real. During this time, I missed a lot of happenings, and…







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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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