Monthly Archives: January 2008

WE NEED SOME HATERATION

1. Why I hate Vampire Weekend. 2. Why I hate Diablo Cody, spurred on by Sasha (excerpt from an email exchange ‘tween us RE: Juno): DUDE I AM SO GROSSED OUT BY THAT MOVIE. Not Ellen Page, who is adorable, … Continue reading

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POP ROCKS

1. Fresh is the funniest of all of the bloggers: According to radio personality Miss Jones, Fantasia has issued a sing off challenge to Keyshia Cole. If this was to ever go down you know what the crowd would be … Continue reading

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JUST ONE O DEM DAYS PART DEUX

High points of the day, in order 1. Toni Morrison’s eloquent endorsement of Obama: In thinking carefully about the strengths of the candidates, I stunned myself when I came to the following conclusion: that in addition to keen intelligence, integrity … Continue reading

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JUST ONE O DEM DAYS

This song is carrying me through minute by minute of hell today. I feel like I did when I was in junior high, when every little emotional problem felt so huge and unsolvable. Personal, emotional, professional, all shit hit fan … Continue reading

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REAL TALK

The Murder Book, a daily chronicle by a former journalist of every murder reported in NY in 2008, is shaping up to be the real-life version of Alma “The Wire” Gutierrez’s triple-homicide-on-page-12 story. I.e. today, 30-year-old black father of two … Continue reading

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O THE HUMANITY

I can’t believe the outrage! Hey people I LIKE FASHION & BEAUTY. I read these fashion blogs everyday: The Fashion Bomb Chic & Untroubled M.I.S.S. Crew Honey And Teen Vogue and Vogue and whatever else. I know plurality is confusing, … Continue reading

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STEP OFF MY FURRY BLAZERS

Yo the fashion section of the Times today is wild downtown hipster. I would just like to say I have been rocking a pair of these for like three years now, except they are brown-and-black pony fur instead of white: … Continue reading

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I PROBABLY WOULD GET MEDIEVAL ON SOMEONE’S ASS.

Courtesy my genius sister-cousin Kelsi Rivera: The Coolest 8 Year Old In The World Talks About O’Reilly

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UH-OH

My piece on indie female rappers is now out in the New York Times. SUNDAY ARTS & LEISURE IT’S ME AND LENNY KRAVITZ JUST CHILLIN IN THE CUT LET’S GET IT

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THE GOOD LIIIIFE

My mom is doing great, and thanks to all for the crossed fingers and nice emails. Little known fact: tumors on the heart are incredibly rare and almost always benign. They found one on my mom’s ventricle or some shit … Continue reading

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