Blankman: ScHoolboy Q’s “Blank Face LP” – A Review

Just to get it out of the way, I’m not trying to make any comparisons between ScHoolboy Q’s spectacularly gloomy and groovy fourth album Blank Face LP and the goofy 1994 superhero-parody Blankman starring Damon Wayans. In the Blankman movie, Wayans parades around in...

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Netflix’s Stranger Things – A Review

Netflix doesn't have commercials or ads other than trailers for their upcoming shows every now and then. After watching the trailer for their latest Netflix Original show, Stranger Things, which premiered July 15, the movie Super 8 came to...

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Logic’s Bobby Tarantino – A Review

If you're a fan of Kendrick Lamar, Drake, J. Cole, Childish Gambino and more of the same type of rappers set to be the rap legends of our generation, you must've heard of Logic by now. If you haven't,...

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The Purge: Election Year – A Review

If you're unfamiliar with The Purge movie franchise, you're probably not really into horror or slasher flicks. That's cool, I mean, some people don't go to the movies to be freaked the fuck out for nearly two hours straight. On...

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Chaos Resumed: Mr. Robot Season 2 Premiere

Hope. As concrete and everlasting we want it to be, it can be, and quite possibly is, ephemeral and illusionary. You can be hopeful to have a great day, or you can be hopeful that bigotry will be forever eradicated....

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The Good, the Bad, the F*cked up – Weekly Roundup – 07/16

This is the GBF Weekly Roundup (the Good, the Bad, and the F*cked up) for the week of July 11. Life is random as hell and, every week, stories from all over show us how good, bad and fucked up things are...

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Devil In A Sundress: “The Neon Demon” – A Review

As I was watching The Neon Demon, the new feature film from polarizing filmmaker, Nicolas Winding Refn, displaying his take on the LA modelling industry, I kept thinking "What’s the message here?" Is it about the Male Gaze? Is it also about the...

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The Two Sides of Tim Duncan’s Fandom

Tim Duncan announced his retirement on July 11th, 2016 in a way that was true to his personality: through a press release on the Spurs’ NBA website. No quotes, no fanfare, just a basic announcement. It’s funny. When you compare...

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No Justice, No Peace – Taking a Stand Against Police Brutality

In case you didn’t know, my brother The W and I, are black men. We don’t live in the United States, but we have a brother and many family members who do. For a long time, we’ve feared for their...

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Wedding Woes – The Final Chapter

Hold up, wait a minute. Y'all thought I was finished? There are no more wedding woes to look forward to, however, the week leading up to it was pretty brutal, so I thought I'd share what happened and also general thoughts...

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