Olivia Pope, Daddy Pope, Momma Pope; Scandal’s gleefully dysfunctional First Black Family of Primetime
/ April 8, 2014 0 COMMENTS

For now I’m gonna call my appreciation of “Scandal” a guilty pleasure because I’m writing this post in a bit of a hurry, but I’m also gonna say this doesn’t quite capture all the reasons why I’ve given myself  permission to tune in each week to TV land’s current primetime addiction. Because folks who tune…

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Walter Mosley keeps me writing
/ April 3, 2014 0 COMMENTS

I’m a huge fan of  the writer Walter Mosley, and I do mean huge. To beat an overused expression near to death, he is what I want to be when I grow up, namely a hugely successful African American writer of fiction. But the thing about  Mosley that I admire the most is that he…

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Walter Mosley keeps me writing
/ April 3, 2014 0 COMMENTS

I’m a huge fan of  the writer Walter Mosley, and I do mean huge. To beat an overused expression near to death, he is what I want to be when I grow up, namely a hugely successful African American writer of fiction. But the thing about  Mosley that I admire the most is that he…

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The Mayonnaise Murders Part 2 is almost here!
/ April 1, 2014 0 COMMENTS

So I’m closing in on the finish line to complete The Mayonnaise Murders Part 2, volume 2 of the planned trilogy. Unless, of course, it decides to go longer. We shall see, shan’t we? Publication date is expected to be in May. Meanwhile, here’s a peek at how it all begins…   “Hey you’re a critter…

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