Dating someone you’re not attracted to

Picture this. After years of bad dates, you finally meet the perfect guy - well, almost perfect. He has a car, a nice house of his own and is financially stable. He shares your interests, is caring and always knows the right things to say. Even more impressive is that he makes you laugh like… Continue reading Dating someone you’re not attracted to

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Which music artists have had the greatest impact on your life?

Guy singing onstage with starry sky behind him

On Twitter tonight, one of the trending hashtags was #TheseLyricsChangedMyLife. Being the music fiend that I am, I had to jump into that conversation. As the night went on, I started thinking about life and how music plays such a vital role in my survival. Music has always been my safe place, and I need… Continue reading Which music artists have had the greatest impact on your life?

#FlashbackFriday: Remembering the Remix

still shot from Janet Jackson's "Together Again (Deeper Remix)" video

Yall know what I miss? Those good ole 90s remixes. Not the "let's throw a rapper on it and call it a remix" trend that only seems to occur these days. I'm talking those remixes that sounded like a completely different song. One of those Bad Boy/So So Def remixes that was so hot that… Continue reading #FlashbackFriday: Remembering the Remix

Four things you can learn from an over the hill pug

Close up shot of older pug on leather sofa

Everyone, meet Pudgie. Pudgie is my roommate's dog. If you didn't know already, my roommate and I dated eons ago. Although I've always liked Pudgie, I wasn't as fond of her when my roommate & I were a thing. She seemed a little too spoiled for my liking. However, after a year of living with… Continue reading Four things you can learn from an over the hill pug

Put Some Respeck on J-Lo’s Name

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The other day, The Shade Room posted on Instagram that Jennifer Lopez would be this year's recipient of MTV's Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. I couldn't believe the hate that was in the comments. Sooo, many folks were unhappy with MTV's decision. In fact, a lot of people prefer that Missy Elliott receive the award… Continue reading Put Some Respeck on J-Lo’s Name