What The Middle Got Wrong About Chronic Illness

I know, I know. It’s a comedy. I need to “lighten up.”I love The Middle. I really do. I think it’s one of the most genuine sitcoms on television today, reminiscent of the warm 90’s shows I grew up watching. And I can take a joke.But – something bothered me about one episode this season....more

The Late 80s to Mid 90s Was the Flyest Era Ever for Young Black America

The decade from the late '80s to the mid '90s was the flyest era ever for young, black America! Yeah, I know I sound like somebody’s Big Mama, but I’m so serious. Black folks were at their dopest. Places like Detroit (Waddup doe?), Chicago, Boston, New York, Los Angeles and Miami were, collectively, stepping up their game and repping black beauty, love and power to the fullest. ...more
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Facebook Redefines Meaning of a True Friend

Facebook’s “people you may know” feature is alternatingly annoying and creepy.The SOTFs (Same Old Tired Faces) dance across my screen daily, urging me to send “friend requests” to people with whom I have little in common, have never heard of or, in some cases, have made a point of not engaging.Yes, I know “Frank” and I have 59 mutual friends, so Facebook figures we must know each other. But we don’t. Never met him in person or online. As far as I can tell, we’ve never even commented on the same posts. Not friending Frank....more
What a great piece! You carefully convey what I believe is a universal "creep" factor that we ...more

Death of a Celebrity

Most times, when I hear of a celebrity death, I feel a vague sort of sadness. A little sorrow at a wasted life if it's got something to do with drugs. It's sort of a passing emotion - like you'd feel for an innocent stranger as you pass a fatal car accident - and I don't dwell on it. ...more

Can we stop calling them guilty pleasures?

We all have a few secrets. Some aren’t for sharing. Some are for sharing with a trusted few. And some get spilled on the internet, in spite of the fact that one could lose all credibility and respect....more
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Affirmations for a 30-Something

By: Wendy Castellanos-Wolf...more

Why Bravo Can't Cancel The Housewives Of New Jersey

Hello,My name is Lisa and I am a Rogue-Intellectual(this is a term, look it up)who admits to watching The Real Housewives of New Jersey....more