Give Em Their Roses

We’ve all heard the saying “Give them their roses while they’re living.” And shit, since I have this blog, I’d like to pay it forward. Y’all realize how many treasures we have in the world that we just take for granted? In honor of 4/20 the first to be honored in this series is none other than Mr. O’Shea “Ice Cube” Jackson. I’m actually sitting … Continue reading Give Em Their Roses

Guess Who’s Back?

In the treasured pantheon of black comedians, Dave Chappelle holds a special place in my heart. I used to watch Chappelle Show clips on YouTube when I was younger and I definitely remember watching Killing Them Softly on Comedy Central way waaaay past my bedtime. It’s still one of the funniest specials I’ve ever seen. (Hint: It’s on YouTube, if you haven’t seen it.) His … Continue reading Guess Who’s Back?

That Time of Year Again

I officially have one semester of college left. This is my last “summer break.” And in truth, I’m excited. Every student gets excited around this time of year. We can practically smell the summer breeze and the absence of copy paper and expo markers. But there lies one last hurdle before we can all yell, “School’s Out!” Finals. Test season, more broadly. Every student enrolled … Continue reading That Time of Year Again