Wha’chu Gon Play Now

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The Payback – James Brown Dazz – Brick Hydra – Grover Washington, Jr. Disco To Go – The Brides of Funkenstein Bad Mamma Jamma – Carl Carlton Pneumonia – Kool & The Gang House of Beauty – Isaac Hayes Heartbeat – Taana Gardner Just Kissed My Baby – The Meters Climax – The Ohio Players [...]

The 14th Letter (and then some more)

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I’ve talked about the use of the word ‘nigga’ before, so I’m actually kinda hesitant to bring it up again, only because I think I was pretty thorough in my last explanation. But to recap, I think that ‘nigga’ is, in whatever use, highly contexualized. That is, to in order to state whether it is [...]

Oh Well…

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Well, for the 2nd year in a row, Donovan has suffered a season-ending injury.  I can’t imagine how frustrated he is, especially with the season he’d been having up to this point. I know in my senior year, I was undefeated in the League when I tore my ACL, so I can relate a little [...]

Card Games

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One of the difficulties I have with some types of “protection” from acts of legislation is that they have the effect of infantilazing the people whom they’re purporting to help.  Case in point:  all this hand-wrangling over laws requiring voters to carry state-issued ID.  According to The Hill, now that the Legislative Branch has changed [...]

What American Accent Do You Have?

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What American accent do you have? Your Result: The South That’s a Southern accent you’ve got there.  You may love it, you may hate it, you may swear you don’t have it, but whatever the case, we can hear it. Philadelphia The Midland The Inland North The Northeast The West North Central Boston What American [...]

Wha’chu Gon’ Play Now?

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If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys Soul Food – Goodie Mob Don’t Go – En Vogue Passing Me By – The Pharcyde Stand – Commissioned All God’s Chillun Got Rhythm – Jimmy Dorsey Takeover – Jay-Z Glide – Pleasure All This Love – DeBarge Phuck U Symphony – Millie Jackson There It Is [...]

Lynn Swann’s Hall of Fame Numbers (?)

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Yesterday, somebody asked me of Lynn Swann deserved to be in the Hall of Fame.  Of course,  I said yes.  Lynn Swann is an all-time great.  How WOULDN’T he be in the Hall of Fame?  All those Super Bowls?  All those catches?  That Catch? “Look at the numbers,” he said. So we did.  I was [...]

Rare Bird

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HowManyOfMe.com There are: 0 people with my name in the U.S.A. How many have your name? Jacked from Parablemania Obviously, I’m not the only Avery Tooley in the United States, but I’m sayin’, though.  It’s definitely a rare combination.

Say What?

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In the past, I have questioned the notion of an “Uncle Tom,” saying that that kind of name-calling is not productive. Ad hominem attacks make an issue of the person, instead of keeping the focus on the issue. I still believe that. But boyyyyy, this dude right here! See here’s the thing: I’m not absolutely [...]

Wha’chu Gon’ Play Now? – Soundtrack of My Life

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Jacked from Jared IF YOUR LIFE WAS A MOVIE, WHAT WOULD THE SOUNDTRACK BE? So, here’s how it works: 1. Open your library (iTunes, Winamp, Media Player, iPod, etc) 2. Put it on shuffle 3. Press play 4. For every question, type the song that’s playing 5. When you go to a new question, press [...]

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