I was watching this clip from The Social this week and I was appalled: Firstly, I’m a Millennial, and I sure ain’t scurred about handling raw meat. In fact, I used to cut off the toenails of the raw chicken feet for my mother so she could make chicken foot soup. Now that I live … Continue reading As For Me and My House, We Shall Wash Our Chicken (and Our Rice! I Don’t Care What Anybody Else Says.) @TheSocialCTV
Can I just say that I low-key have a crush on Michelle Williams’s fiancé Chad Johnson? When I first heard news of this engagement, my first thoughts were: Wasn’t she already with someone? Well, good for her. Oh! He’s White!! At least someone loves us… we can always count on a White man to appreciate … Continue reading They That Wait!!: The Story of Chad Johnson (and Michelle Williams)
Snoop has a gospel album and Jesus is officially coming back. Continue reading Why Can’t Snoop Dogg Have a Gospel Album?
If I’m going to be single at age 45 or up, I want to be like Tracee Ellis Ross. Part of the issue of long-term singleness into older adulthood is that we don’t really know what that looks like — or rather, we don’t have many positive, inspiring role models. We know what 30 and … Continue reading Tracee Ellis Ross Talks Being Single Over 40 & Childless
Every time I watch “This is Us,” I end up crying. The season finale just broadcasted yesterday, and I finally got a chance to watch it today, and here I am, crying. “This is Us” is a show that shows the beautiful complex nature of personal, romantic and familial relationships. The cast is diverse in terms … Continue reading The 10 Times “This is Us” Made Me Cry
After a long hiatus, my newest episode of “Sipping with Simone” is finally up! I filmed it while I was in the Dominican Republic (my head is cut off in some parts, but I decided to upload it any ways). Enjoy! Continue reading Why You Should Travel Alone — The Benefits of Female Solo Travel | Sipping with Simone Ep. 3 – YouTube
When I saw postings on social media of Black people getting dressed up in kente cloth and Africentric dress on their way to the theatre, I knew that I needed to somehow see this movie with Black people. Mi gente. Continue reading Why It Was Important For Me to See #BlackPanther with Black People