Life in a Shanty Town

  • January 20, 2017 I can't believe Makonnen is gay

    As of this afternoon, I don't know what to believe in anymore–and not for the reason you might think.

  • January 13, 2017 That faint, citrusy odor you smell is urine

    The White House will be forever tainted by Donald Trump, and not just because he's arguably not qualified to be president.

  • January 06, 2017 Why won't Beyoncé pull out of Coachella?

    Artists performing at Coachella, and media organizations covering the festival, don't have to feel obligated to participate in a boycott, but they do need to understand that I won't be taking them ser...

  • December 30, 2016 White men can have Serena Williams

    Not only am I not bothered by the idea of white men getting with black women, I've paid good money (that I got from my parents) to see it. Why would I be upset to hear that Serena Williams is engaged ...

  • December 23, 2016 Teach your kids not to litter

    If you don't get anything else for Christmas, or Hanukkah, there's a great video currently making the rounds on Black People Twitter.

  • December 16, 2016 Leave Soulja Boy in jail for as long as necessary

    The only way Soulja Boy will learn that it's illegal, not to mention rude, to threaten to shoot people with pastel guns in Instagram videos is if he's forced to do a significant amount of time in the ...

  • December 09, 2016 I, for one, welcome our new peroxide-blonde overlord

    People are upset with Trevor Noah because after he "eviscerated" Tomi Lahren on the Daily Show he was spotted out with her having drinks, and later it was revealed on Lahren's Instagram that he sent h...

  • December 02, 2016 Strategically, this is the best time to attack Kanye

    J. Cole keeps a low profile, when he's not boring everyone to tears with his music.

  • November 18, 2016 Kanye's irrelevant endorsement scandalizes otherwise non-discerning youth

    I'm more confident than ever in the prospect of Kanye West not just running for president in 2020, but actually winning, as a result of his remarks at a show in LA last night.

  • November 11, 2016 Whose fault was this, other than your own?

    When I got off work Tuesday, I went home and wrote a jokey article, not unlike this one, about things we could expect under a Hillary Clinton presidency, including FEMA camps for people who made probl...