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Madonna tributes Madonna 

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at August 21, 2018 13:13:58 August 21, 2018 13:13:58
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I don’t need to define “caucacity” for some of you. I feel like I don’t need to define it at all because what Madonna did last night on the VMA stage was such an egregious act of caucacity, it really speaks for itself in this context but if you don’t know, it’s a term coined by Desus and Mero and here’s how Urban Dictionary defines it Full Story

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The Gospel of Aretha

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at August 17, 2018 13:39:30 August 17, 2018 13:39:30
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The church gave us Aretha Franklin. No matter how you feel about religion, no matter what church you grew up in or didn’t, that is a fact. Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, is synonymous with spirituality. Studies say that this generation is less spiritual than the last and that we’re done with religion. Full Story

Aretha Franklin

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 16, 2018 18:05:32 August 16, 2018 18:05:32
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As you’ve probably heard, Aretha Franklin died today at her home in Detroit. Kathleen has been in writing lockdown for an event the last few days and I’ve asked her if she’d like to write about Aretha and her significance for tomorrow. We are sorry we aren’t able to get this up immediately but I know Kathleen would want to take her time with a piece like that and give Ms Franklin the care and consideration she deserves and has earned. Full Story

Jennifer Hudson to play Aretha Franklin?

Joanna Posted by Joanna at August 18, 2015 14:39:06 August 18, 2015 14:39:06
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Following its way-higher-than-expected $60.2-million opening bow, Straight Outta Compton will hit even more theatre screens this coming weekend. But the film’s pop culture ripple effect isn’t limited to box office success or think pieces — it may also help Jennifer Hudson land one of the most coveted roles in Hollywood. Full Story

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Moving too fast

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 23, 2012 20:29:02 January 23, 2012 20:29:02

My favourite story of the day. Maybe I’m delirious from the altitude here in Utah with all the nosebleeds I’ve been getting but when this report came across my blackberry earlier, I could barely contain myself. Aretha Franklin has cancelled her wedding to her William Wickerson. It’s the statement they released that cracked me up:"Regretfully, To Our Friends and Supporters: Will and I have decided we were moving a little too fast, and there were a number of things that had not been thought through thoroughly. Full Story