Undercover Sistah Day on Suits

Undercover Sistah Day on Suits

On Wednesday night, two of my guilty pleasures came together... well, three, actually. Suits + Pretty Little Liars + two of my favorite undercover sistahs, Meghan Markle and Troian Bellisario.     I know I've mentioned many times how I enjoy being the "Biracial Whisperer." PLL's Troian Bellisario and Suit's Meghan Markle are two of my favorite [...]

Why I’m Now (Probably) an Ulta Customer for Life

Why I’m Now (Probably) an Ulta Customer for Life

When you're a woman of color, particular if your skin tone skews more brown than beige, shopping for makeup is exhausting, frustrating, and sometimes even humiliating. Even though it is 2015, many makeup companies haven't attempted to make many shades for us darker ladies.

Inside-ish Out-like: A Pop Culture Mom Font

Two of the things I'm totally addicted to now, the iFontMaker app for iPad and Disney/Pixar's Inside Out. So I've decided to marry them. For those who don't know, iFontMaker is an app that allows you to draw your own fonts. The website says you can draw a font in 5 minutes. This is probably [...]

Rachel Dolezal and the Problem of Colorism

Like many people, I've been fascinated (in horror) watching the Rachel Dolezal "passing" story unfold. I'm not going to rehash the various layers of how what she did was so very wrong or why "transracial," as it has been used with respect to this story, is not a thing and should not be compared to [...]

Spoiler Alert! There are Spoilers on Social Media

All morning, my Facebook and Twitter feeds have been filled with people upset that they saw spoilers on Facebook and Twitter about last night's episode of Grey's Anatomy. Everywhere I look today there are a lot of "Thanks a lot!"s and "You guys suck"s and "Whatever happened to warning 'SPOILER ALERT!!!' first???"s. Sorry, my beloved [...]

Dear Reality TV and Other Camera-Whoring Celebs—Cut the Bullshit

Earlier this afternoon. Bruce Jenner was in a car accident that proved fatal for at least one person. While causes of the accident are still under investigation, there has been some speculation that the accident occurred when Bruce was trying to get away from paparazzi. If this is the case... Are you fucking kidding me??? [...]