Mar 29

We’re not only writers, we’re readers and below are some of the highlights of the past few weeks that we wish to share: Shatter Unnecessary Comfort Zones – About three years ago, I had one of the most exciting experiences of my life: I went kayaking.  As someone who cannot swim, the thought of kayaking is something I would have never imagined I would do.  One of my best friends, Dr. Renaldo Blocker, convinced me to go kayaking, although I was opposed at first.  Even though I knew there were some potential risks associated with kayaking, I did not allow those risks to prevent me from having a truly fun adventure… (REVPAID) The Side Chick Chronicles~ Part One – Let’s not be coy, infidelity has become the new normal. So for all the side chicks, aspiring side chicks and side chicks who don’t know they’re… [Read more]

Nov 23
dragon bites

Do We Allow Men To Be The Fathers We Ask Them To Be? – We’re always begging men to step up, complaining about the prevalence of deadbeat, absentee fathers. There are plenty of them; but when there are men who are stepping up, are taking the initiative to care for their children, just like women have been and continue to do… (MNOIRE) Washington Redskins Alfred Morris Drives The Best Car In The NFL – In something that is on the opposite side of that spectrum, Washing Redskins running back Alfred Morris drives probably the least valuable vehicle in the NFL.  Morris is driving around in a 1991 Mazda 626 sedan, and it’s got a name as people around the Redskins organization call it, “The Bentley”… (SSESSION) 10 Years Later: What I Learned From The Man Who Told Me I Was Not His Ideal Woman –… [Read more]

Nov 09
man arguing

We’re not only writers, we’re readers and below are some of the highlights of the past few weeks that we wish to share: People’s Reactions to Barack Obama’s Election Remind Me of the OJ Simpson Trial – If any of you were on twitter last night you probably saw the highest amount of hate being thrown at the Barack Obama. And I am not just talking about hate like The Luniz said but also hate Mississippi Burning 1956 style… (ASHY2CLASSY) Getting Married Is The Single Worst Thing A Young Marine Can Do – The rumor had spread to Fallujah, Iraq in early 2005 that some of the wives of our unit had been caught running a brothel on our home base in Hawaii… (BUSINSIDER) Goodnight Not-so-sweet Prince: He’s 40, Black, Never Been Married And Doesn’t Care If He Ever Will Be – A lot of fuss… [Read more]

Sep 28
dragon bites

We’re not only writers, we’re readers and below are some of the highlights of the past few weeks that we wish to share: Ray Lewis Is Not as Mean as He Looks – The funny thing about Ray Lewis is you’re struck by the amount of people for whom he’s played this kind of father-figure role. Whether it’s a teen he’s met through his charity work or other players… (ESQUIRE) It’s More Than Just a Running Club – I’m a runner. Yep one of those people who thinks that half-marathons are better than sleeping in on a Sunday morning. About 18 months ago a I helped to launch the Atlanta chapter of Black Girls Run… (SpeakingLife) The Wu-Tang Comics That Never Were: Wu-Massacre – Here are some pages ANIMAL exclusively obtained of a short Wu-Tang comic book that was based on the clan’s Wu-Massacre album… [Read more]

Aug 31
dragon bites

We’re not only writers, we’re readers and below are some of the highlights of the past few weeks that we wish to share: Queenierich Rehman, Philippines’ Miss World 2012 Contestant, Beatboxes (VIDEO) –  For the talent portion of Miss World 2012, currently happening in China, Rehman sang… and beatboxed. At the same time. And girl is one hell of a beatboxer… (Huffpost) LL Cool J puts a beat-down on burglary suspect – LL Cool J delivered a broken jaw and broken nose to a suspected burglar at his Studio City home in the wee hours Wednesday, police sources told… (LATimes) Long Hair, Do I Care?? – What’s interesting to note is that most men have all of these precursors when it comes to seriously dating a woman. From butts to breasts women HAVE to have these things for a man to even be attracted to… [Read more]

Aug 17
dragon bites

We’re not only writers, we’re readers and below are some of the highlights of the past few weeks that we wish to share: Sexism, Racism, And Swimming At The London 2012 Olympics – I’ve been a little taken aback this week at the level of racism against China in the British and US media, and on longer-than-usual comment threads on various friends’ Facebook walls. I mean, I know that racism in sport and in the media is nothing new… (Racialicious) What is Your Secret To Body Confidence? – Since body confidence comes from trusting and loving your body, it would make sense that I had none of it. Especially at that time in my life. I was geeky and weird. Way too transparent. Intellectually smart but dumb in common sense. (Frugivore) You Don’t Call Until You Want Something – Stop telling lies about being “so busy” all… [Read more]

Jul 13
cheap suit with shades

Suits have been the uniform of the sophisticated man for a very long time. The most iconic male celebrities have worn them; in the early 1900’s a man would not be right without one and nowadays it’s a luxury that many want but few understand. Many people do not know how to spot a quality suit from one of it’s cheaper knock-offs; this can be remedied by a bit of attention to detail and knowledge as to what one should be looking for. The experts over at Modern Gentleman say that there is no defining characteristic but more of a sum of elements which would determine if a suit is quality or not. Good for the metro on a budget right? Well here is a summary of the things to look for when analyzing a suit and you can read the full article after the jump. Canvas… [Read more]

Jun 01
annoyed woman in bed

No one would have ever thought porn would be this disruptive to a relationship or marriage…  If a man feels like sex is all about the woman, or that it’s work he has to do to satisfy her or he is going to hear her complain, then he isn’t going to be all that motivated to do it.  When he does do it he will not do a very good job and will probably count the minutes until it’s over.  The character Al Bundy on the TV Sitcom “Married With Children” was not far off as to the sentiments about how some married/committed men feel when it comes to sex in their relationships.  This is something that has to to be worked on by both parties, and some men can just be lazy when it comes to intimacy.  To help your relationship from becoming one… [Read more]