at what price fame?

When the late Rick James declared, “Cocaine is a hell of a drug” during that now-legendary Chappelle’s Show skit, everybody cracked up laughing. He did too, but you could tell that he was dead serious. And while I don’t doubt that he spoke the truth about his experiences with the powder, it seems that the quest for […]

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fifty shades of…Boris?

First, let me say that while this story might seem a bit all over the place, it comes together in the end. Really, it does. And I’ll get to Boris shortly, I promise. Okay, here we go. Once upon a time, before actors, musicians and reality “stars” completely ambushed our collective consciousness, models ruled the […]

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let the games begin!

It’s official!  The opening ceremony for the 2012 Summer Olympics will kick off in London tomorrow at 7:30pm (ET/PT) and honestly, the timing is just right.  After all, couldn’t we use a distraction from what’s been going on?  A positive distraction, that is. Unless you’ve been hiding beneath a tree to escape the record-high temperatures, […]

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my Emmy ‘wish list’

Every night there seems to be a plethora of TV shows to get sucked into, yet there’s so little time to watch them all (believe me, I constantly try!). Though I continue to endure sharp pangs of guilt for my inability to keep up with every single comedic beat and dramatic twist that occurs on […]

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I vote for Tamron!

If sleeping with the television on were a punishable offense, I’d surely be in handcuffs. While I hereby plead guilty to the crime of being entranced by “the glare,” I’m certainly aware that it’s not an ideal setting in which to get my eight hours of shut-eye. It’s just how I roll. Now that the cat […]

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dear Rodney,

 You’ve been gone for four days now and I’m still not sure what to say. Although I didn’t know you, I really do wish that life had treated you kinder.  You deserved a much better hand than the one you were dealt. Rest easy… — Regina

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