Studies Show That Smartphone Preference Varies Significantly By Race

This is an interesting study, but we think we could have figured this out by just walking around the mall. Continue »

Sensitive Thugs, You All Need Hugs: The Packers’ Charles Woodson Gives “Cheesy” Halftime Speech

Him feelings was hurt, cuz him couldn’t pway wit him team, awwww… Continue »

R.I.P. Christopher Rios AKA “Big Pun” November 10, 1971 – February 7, 2000

Today 11 years ago today Hip-Hop lost one of its most iconic MCs in Big Pun. Continue »

New Music: T-Pain Featuring Chris Breezy “Bes Luv Song”

Teddy “Penned-Her-A**-Down” and C-Breezy reunite for a new jawn off of Pain’s new (and UNanticipatied) album rEVOLVEr Continue »

True Or False???: ‘The Situation’ Won’t Be GTL’in On Jersey Shore Too Much Longer??

Is the Shore soon to be down one fist pumper?? Is Michael Sorrentino is looking to move on to greener pastures?? Continue »

Congratulations: The Green Bay Packers Give Lil Wayne His Wish And Win Superbowl XLV 31-25!

Cheeseheads rejoice, Terrible Towel wavers, build a bridge and get over it… Continue »

Is It Ever Okay To Date A Friend’s Ex???

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Would you ever consider dating your friend’s ex? Would you do it under certain circumstances? See what these New Yorkers had to say about it!

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How To Watch The Super Bowl With Your Man (And Enjoy It)

Super Bowl

Maybe football isn’t really your thing, but you’d like to share your man’s excitement in the big game. Continue »

Some Multi-Cultural Cakes: Gianna DeNinno

In an effort to heat up some of you that are snowed in we presently bring you the warm Italian and Lebanese buns of one Ms. Gianna DeNinno. Continue »

Who Looked More Bangable???

mehcad brooks tristan wilds

Here is Mehcad Brooks and lil 21-year-old Tristan Wilds at the Soho House in NYC sippin on some Hennessy. Continue »

New Music: Mike Posner Featuring Lil Wayne “Bow Chicka Wow Wow” (Remix)

The white guy that we all think we’re cooler than and Lil Tunechi come together for an ode to the nasty. Continue »

For Discussion: Has The Economy Affected Your Child Support Payments?

Child support is, and probably always will be, a hot topic in the black community. In these times of economic hardship people are having a hard enough time supporting themselves much less a child or children, but is the economy an excuse for being light on the payments?

Total funds collected for U.S. child-support programs failed to increase during fiscal year 2009 for the first time since Congress created an enforcement arm for such collections in 1975, according to a study released this week by the Government Accountability Office.

Overall collections declined by 2.1 percent from the previous fiscal year, including the first-ever drop in collections automatically withheld from wages, long the primary source of child-support payments. The enforcement program, administered at the state level and overseen by the federal Department of Health and Human Services, collected about $26 billion in child support payments during fiscal 2009 on behalf of some 17 million children, almost one-quarter of the nation’s kids. The average amount of child support collected per case dropped 3 percent to $1,670, the first decline since 1994.

The amount of child-support funding collected from unemployment checks, however, nearly tripled during fiscal 2009. It’s a measure of the depths of the recession, but also of how much deeper it could have been, analysts say, without government efforts to mitigate the economic crisis.

“I think it’s clear that the decline in collections isn’t due to a failing on the part of child-support enforcement administrators, but due to the economy,” said Elizabeth Lower-Basch, a senior policy analyst at the Center for Law and Social Policy, an advocacy group for lower-income Americans. “It would have been a bigger drop without the extended unemployment insurance benefits, which helped many noncustodial parents meet their obligations.”

Has the economy affected you or your child’s parents’ ability to make sufficient payments?


Janky Promoters: Epic Pre-Superbowl Concert Featuring Prince And Erykah Badu Cancelled At Last Minute!

Dear Janky Promoters, This isn’t a club night that’s being hosted by some C-list rapper, this is PRINCE cotdammit! Continue »

Would You Pay To Smell Like Khlomar???

Unbreakable Khloe Kardashian Lamar Odom

We didn’t realize that Khloe and Lamar are still trying to convince us all that they’re swirl thang is forever. Continue »

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