Choices of the Heart

There’s a special place in my heart for celebrities who put their families first. We’re always so oversaturated with news and photos of celebrities who are strung out on the crack that is fame, often talentless individuals who do almost anything to be photographed and written about. The tractor beam of the spotlight must be […]

Throwback Jam of the Day: Jonell featuring Method Man – Round and Round

Shhh. Don’t tell anybody, but I used to have a little crush on Method Man back in the day. I’m talking back when he was just coming into his own and was still Wu Tang grimy, before the debacle that was Method and Red — possibly the wackest sitcom ever. (Meth would agree, I think). […]


My first three giveaway winners are Kam, Olivia, and Umichgirl. I’ll be e mailing all of you to get your mailing information later on, and I plan to send these out by the weekend. Thank you all for commenting, now I have a list of new conditioners to consider! Look out for more giveaways to […]

Crazy Delicious

So as per request, from time to time I’ll be switching it up and writing about food. It took me a long time to become comfortable in the kitchen. I grew up in a house where dinner magically appeared on the table, and the most I ever got involved in the kitchen was to help […]

Worth a Click

Mike Judge’s Idiocracy is the funniest movie that you probably haven’t seen yet. Hell, if the studio had anything to do with it, you probably never even heard of the film. The man who brought you Beavis and Butthead, King of the Hill and (one of my favorite movies of all time) Office Space, has […]

Afrobella of the Week — Maddy, The Frog Princess

When I was a little kid, it always bothered me that there were no cartoon characters that really looked like me. Maybe that’s why I loved the Smurfs, the Snorks, and Fraggle Rock so much — the characters were monochrome or multicolored, so I had to rely on gender and personality traits to figure out […]

What Condition My Conditioner’s In

* Just so you all know, this post was ready to go up this morning. But when I woke up, I had no cable, no internet, and because we have Vonage, no phone. Now that my situation is rectified, back to your regularly scheduled afrobella post. You’ll hear many an afrobella talk about abandoning shampoo, […]