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In Communication, Griot, Movies, Networking, News, Science, TV Shows on July 27, 2012 at 11:48 am


LaTanya calls him Sam.

LaTanya calls him Sam.

Samuel L. Jackson is a bad mother — and he will never shut his mouth. The multibillion dollar man takes aim at President Obama and Hollywood, and dares you to say something. Kevin Powell reports:

Samuel L. Jackson barks at me, sternly, his almond-colored deep set eyes weighted with history, mythology and Black folktales, scanning me quickly, methodically, as I respond, feebly, “Uh, my friend, the visual artist Radcliffe Bailey said to call…”

“Say, man, my wife said you called her. What’s up with that?”

Before I could finish, Jackson strips the tension with a devilish smile, shakes my hand and returns to posing for the photo shoot.

As Pandora spits a soul medley of James Brown, Curtis Mayfield, The Isley Brothers and Sly and the Family Stone, there is Sam, forever in his beloved Armani, firing up smoke, flames dancing from the cigar and the match thisclose to burning his finger. There is Sam tossing hats at the photographer’s lens, his bald head bobbing and weaving with each flick. click here to continue reading about SAM



Hey-Hey-Hey! Remember the old WHAT’S HAPPENING series from the late seventies? If you’ve never known it, get familiar: via AMAZON. Remember Rogers little sister Dee? I do. There was one line in particular that I remember [that still cracks me up to this day], it was in an episode where the high school teen Roger was tasked with baby sitting his little sister Dee, (Mom – played by MABLE KING worked the night shift), but Roger wanted to go to a party with Rerun and Dwayne, so he called Millie (the aging babysitter) over to watch Dee instead. Once Dee found out Roger was going out anyway, she threatened to run away, by saying to Roger,
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Yes – I used to do PUFF ‘N STUFF

Were you into it to? You can tell me. I won’t tell anyone. …click here to rehash it all


In Communication, Griot, Networking, News, Self Improvement on July 27, 2012 at 7:00 am

He with THE MOST MONEY WINS and according to, these missteps are commonplace for couples trying to secure their finances:

> No Budget
Not having a budget is the quickest way to financial ruin. Set up a household budget to track your expenses, build your savings, manage your investments and review finances with your spouse each week so that you are both helping to create financial stability for your family. Get started today with a software program to help manage our finances.

>Failing to Plan for Emergencies
Whether it’s a leaky roof repair, a job layoff or new brakes for the car, emergencies will always happen. Set up two emergency funds: one with six months fo living expenses in case you lose your job and another one with sufficient cash to cover any unexpected costs.

>Money Secrets
Any secret in a marriage is a mistake, and financial secrets are the most common. Do not keep shopping sprees, credit card or debt or other financial problems from your spouse. You’re a team.

>Lack of Communication
Communicating about your finances is just as important as communicating about any other issue in your relationship. Use your weekly budget review meeting to discuss any concerns you may have so that you can address it as a couple and move on.

>Giving Up Control
It’s important that both parties are equally involved in making financial decisions so that you are both aware of your financial situation and you can plan to effectively tackle any challenges.

Caveat! Do not be a victim to any financial pit falls,
I’m Qui
You have to KEEP THE MOST MONEY – if you intend to ball.

[Ref. Source: Ebony Magazine]


No longer do you have to compromise on speed when you buy a sleek, thin laptop. Ultrabooks come with the power of 2nd Generation Intel Core processors (, and they’re less than 1-inch thick.

There are a few that come to mind off the cuff: Samsung Series 5 BPU530u4b-A01US with 2nd Gen Intel Core i5 processor, Dell XPS13-0015SLV with 2nd Gen Intel Core i5 processor, Toshiba Portege with 2nd Gen Intel Core i3 processor, and the Asus Zenbook UX31-RSL8 with 2nd Gen Intel Core i5 processor.

There are 3 things to look for when shopping for a new lap device: Performance, Style & Design, and Responsiveness. …click here to continue