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From the NFL to Film and Art, Bernie Casey Was More Than Blaxploitation 

With his commanding stature and distinct voice, any time Bernie Casey appeared in a movie scene, he left others in his shadow. From blaxploitation films like Cleopatra Jones to even comedies like Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventures, Casey’s acting career ran the gamut. After a career that spanned more than 40 years,…

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This Acoustic Cover of ‘Bodak Yellow’ Is the Whitest Thing That Ever Happened

Like many children, when I was growing up, I received my share of spankings. Although they were very sporadic, they were not the apex of punishment in my mother’s household. If I did something extremely outrageous stupid (like the time she caught me and my cousin holding a Zippo lighter over a gas stove because the…

Is ‘Moist’ the Worst Word in the English Language? (Hint: Yes, Yes It Is)

Of the various reactions to that “black men are the whites of blacks” thing I wrote and shit yesterday, the most entertaining negative comments have been those that include the word “moist.” I’ve been, in the last 24 hours, a “moist man,” a “moist-ass motherfucker” and a “moist feminist,” and someone said something…