Rupaul’s American

I’ve been a fan of Rupaul’s for a while as I’ve stated in my Top 5 Black Entertainers post and reviews of his Butch Queen and Slay Belles albums. Rupaul is not only a singer, host of Drag Race, and “Super Model Of The World” but he’s also a savvy business man…think the multimedia-mogul talents…

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Shark Tank And Rareform

The TV show Shark Tank has been on the air for 8 seasons and I’ve been a fan since the beginning. The premise of the show is entrepreneurs come on with a sales pitch trying to get billionaire investors (known as “The Sharks”) to invest their own money in the business or product. When the…

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Austin Kolbe

Like the saying goes, there’s a first time for everything, my first this week was having someone contact me through this blog to suggest I check out the musician Austin Kolbe. My musical taste is all about the divas but I’m open to checking out a new male singer here and there. So I checked…

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Vanessa Carlton’s Earlier Things Live

A few months ago Vanessa Carlton released her Liberman Live album which was recorded at different stops on her tour to support her album Liberman. This week she released Earlier Things Live with live versions of older songs from her catalog. Earlier Things Live is shorter than Liberman Live but just as sweet, in my…

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Nikki Pope’s Karma Deja Vu EP

I discovered Nikki Pope a few months back on a visit to New York City when I saw her perform at Ellen’s Star Dust Diner and bought her Electric Energy EP. Since then I’ve been following her career and was excited to see her release a new EP called Karma Deja Vu. I am officially…

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Racism

Lately I’ve been hearing a lot of talk about racism in the media, between building a wall to keep Mexicans out of the U.S.A and bans on Muslims flying in. People seem to have forgotten that The American Dream was built by immigrants and people searching for freedom of religion. Unfortunately the cost was slaughtering…

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Top 5 Reasons I Should Never Be A Juror

The end of last year I got the dreaded letter, the one I’ve been avoiding and hoping to never see again, the Jury Administration calling me for jury duty. I understand being a juror is part of my civic duty and I have to go but it doesn’t mean I have to like it. In…

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Jennifer Paige’s Starflower

I’ve been a big fan of Jennifer Paige’s ever since her hit “Crush” climbed the charts in 1998. I’ve followed her career through three pop albums, a Christmas album, a podcast and a few EPs she put out with Coury Palermo. When I heard she was doing a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to independently…

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Kathy Griffin’s Celebrity Run-Ins

When we last left off I was leaving the Carrie Fisher book signing in New York City and running 5 blocks to try and catch Kathy Griffin signing copies of her new book Celebrity Run-Ins. Kathy’s event started at 6:00 with a discussion and a signing to follow. I got to the Barnes & Noble…

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