What really disturbs me is that the show keeps killing off its black characters. Chancellor Jaha is the only one who's stuck it out this far. Heck, Wells Jaha was one of the main characters in the book, and the show killed him off in week 3. And since then, the life expectancy of black characters on the ground has… »8/11/14 9:10pm8/11/14 9:10pm

It was really difficult to find an intelligent discussion re: #cancelcolbert, so I'm glad I found your article. Not surprisingly, it's difficult to have a conversation about a show that most people, possibly not even the writers for the show, really understand. And I don't mean that as a "the show is so smart and… »4/02/14 11:55pm4/02/14 11:55pm

Productivity 101: A Primer to the Getting Things Done (GTD) Philosophy

Getting Things Done, or GTD, is a system for getting organized and staying productive. It may seem complicated on the outside, but the end goal is to spend less time doing the things you have to do so you have more time for the things you want to do. Let's break it down and see how you can apply a simplified version… »3/26/14 4:12pm3/26/14 4:12pm

Apologies in advance. This is way longer than I intended (please don't dismiss it!) but I disagree with what you said so very strongly, because you're giving a lot of credit to the idea that the advice from men is well-intentioned and not just borne out of plain ignorance or even distaste for female autonomy. The sad… »3/06/14 5:37pm3/06/14 5:37pm

Lusty, Busty & Fine: Jill Scott in "Baggage Claim" Shows That Big Girls Can Get Sexy Too

Today, I finally saw the Paula Patton led movie, Baggage Claim, and it was.... a predictably mediocre romantic comedy. Girl meets guy, girl wants ring, guy cheats, girl shame spirals and tries to get any one of several ex-boyfriend to propose, girl's plan fails, girl realizes the right guy was (literally) next door… »12/27/13 8:39pm12/27/13 8:39pm