Monthly Archives: September 2015

SERVICE MEMBERS: Please Stop Asking Celebrities To Our Formal Events In Videos

That title probably sounds worse than it is, but let me explain. I’m intelligent enough to know that I’m not going to change the minds of a ton of service members if you decide you want to do this. After … Continue reading

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#Inspiration Can Come From ANYWHERE. Don’t Miss Out When It Shows Up In Your Life

Let’s say that I took you to Baltimore City. Now I take you to some random young black boy and I said to you, “That kid right there. He is going to grow up to be an amazing writer. He … Continue reading

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RAVENS FANS: Stop Blaming Joe Flacco For Our Losses

Yes, he has the big contract. Yes, he’s thrown a few interceptions. Yes, he hasn’t scrambled a ton this year. Yes, his shoes may be untied every once in a while. Now that all that is out of the way, … Continue reading

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Why You Should Start Watching #Nashville If You Haven’t Started Already

As I write this, we’re a few days from the first hour of the season premiere of Nashville, now on its new network, CMT. Sure, I may be a little biased as I’m “only” a fan and I do consider this as … Continue reading

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A Message To Parents: Stop Forcing Your Children To Play Football

“KEEP YOUR FUCKING HEAD UP!! STOP PUTTING YOUR GOD DAMN HEAD DOWN!! RUN, RUN!! FASTER!! DO IT AGAIN!! YOU’RE STAYING YOUR ASS OUT HERE UNTIL YOU GET IT RIGHT!! I’M NOT FUCKING TELLING YOU AGAIN!! YOU FUCKED UP IN THE … Continue reading

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So, What’s the Difference Between Me and Every Other Aspiring Screenwriter Out There?

The answer to this question is very simple. I have no idea. I don’t know every other aspiring screenwriter out there. So there’s no way I could sit here and honestly say what makes me “different.” I know that these … Continue reading

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Don’t Like Facebook Posts About People Exercising or Going To The Gym? I Don’t Believe We Asked For Your Permission

This is me following my six-mile run early this morning. I felt great, as I always do after a run, especially on a Sunday morning. For some reason, this is the day I feel the most relaxed when running. I think … Continue reading

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SINGLE FOLKS: Stop Thinking Every Picture of a Smiling Couple Is Of Them Being “Fake”

My wife, Jill, and I have been married for more than 16 years. Now anyone who has been in a lengthy relationship or anyone with any amount of intelligence at all knows that when being together for that long, you’re … Continue reading

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BLACK FOLKS, When You Feel The Need To Call Me “Coon,” “House Nigger,” “Uncle Tom” or “Sellout,” When I Don’t Agree With You, That Shows YOUR Insecurities, Not Mine

No…that’s not me. Most NFL fans know that that’s Seattle Seahawks defensive back Richard Sherman. During a recent press conference, Sherman decided to speak up about the “Black Lives Matter” movement. Here is what he said: “…as a black man, … Continue reading

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“So How Do You Have So Much Time To Write?” I MAKE Time, That’s How

People ask me this all the time. I mean all the time. As much as I express how much I love to write, I’m still asked this question as if it really confuses people. When you LOVE to do something, isn’t it a … Continue reading

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