Song of the Day – ‘One for My Baby’

  For the newer visitors, this is one of my theme songs.  One reason is I just think it’s a great ‘storytelling’ song… But to amplify that point, as it’s evolved over the years, it’s almost become the singer’s version of ‘the Aristocrats’.  In other words, the only way to ‘mess up’ the song (besides […]

Why I Should Host the 2012 Oscars

  B-man, What up?  So kudos to you first for taking on the job on such short notice.  You’ve got the pedigree the Academy likes, and at this point, I don’t think anyone has any expectations for next year’s show. So having said that, I think this year is the perfect opportunity to do something […]

King

  Like most black kids of my generation, I had the idea that Dr. King was ‘somebody’ before I had any real concept of who that ‘somebody’ was.  It was his picture and Jesus on the back of our church fans.  At my grandfather’s house, there were two pictures in the house that weren’t family: […]