Monthly Archive: January, 2015

AirAsia Search Resumes, More Bodies Recovered

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — The weather improved as the search resumed Thursday for victims of AirAsia Flight 8501, with officials trying to locate the fuselage of the plane that crashed in the… Continue reading

A-Sides: My Top 64 Pop Culture Moments of 2014

2014 is always going to be a magical year for me. It was the year my second child was born. In terms of pop culture, it was a mixed bag. On a positive… Continue reading

HennyPalooza: The Party That Twitter Can’t Get Enough Of

Photos courtesy of @TanairLG Hennessy, known to most people simply as “Henny,” has been a staple in black culture for decades. It’s a cognac that has been loved with pride from generation to… Continue reading

Another Anti-De Blasio Banner Flies Above New York City

A banner flew above New York City’s skyline bashing Mayor Bill de Blasio on behalf of the NYPD for the second time in less than a week Wednesday afternoon. “De Blasio: Apologize to… Continue reading

Empowering Youth to Combat Bullying & Cyberbullying

Youth Bullying (and adult bullying too) has been around for a very long time, but over the past couple of decades it’s evolved — hence the term “cyberbullying.” At the end of the… Continue reading

New Year’s Reflections on Race Relations

To quote Pharrell Williams’ hit song “Happy,” “it might seem crazy, what I’m about to say.” In regard to race relations, there wasn’t much to be happy about in 2014. Still, I’m happy… Continue reading

Polar Vortex Of 2015’s Cray-Cray Banished Words

As always, as we usher out the old year, our thoughts and browsers turn to the Lake Superior State University in beautiful Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan to see the newly-posted banished words list… Continue reading

Every Drake Track From 2014, Ranked From Worst To Best

A year in Drizzy. Getty Images / Stephen Lovekin OB O’Brien feat. Drake “2 On / Thotful” Man, you know I hate to wait / That's why I get it first and… Continue reading

22 Art GIFs Inspired By The Hottest Memes Of 2014

How ‘bout those memes? London-based GIF gallery 15folds teamed up with the BuzzFeed Creative Animation Team to curate a special end-of-year, meme-themed show “Meme-mas,” asking some of their favorite artists to submit GIFs… Continue reading

Richard Gilmore’s Best 19 Quotes From “Gilmore Girls”

“It takes a remarkable person to inspire all of this.” In memory of Edward Herrmann, who died on Dec. 31, and played Richard Gilmore in all seven seasons of Gilmore Girls. When Richard… Continue reading