Category Archives: What’s Up

‘Hands’ Theory is Back! Want the Perfect Man…Check Out Those Hands!

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*Now do we really need “new research” to tell us what we’ve been hearing for years about a man’s hands? OK, let me back up. This research says you can find the perfect man because the length of his fingers can predict how well he gets on with women.

Same difference.

But it goes into a bit more detail, I guess. It says men whose index fingers are close to the length of their ring fingers were found to have more harmonious relationships with women.

The lower the ratio between second finger and ring finger, the more likely they are to have a happy relationship. Continue reading

‘Ring Bearer’ Makes His Appearance on Skates …Yes, it Has Gone Viral (Watch)

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*Now this guy knows how to make an entrance!

After all, why should the bride and groom have all the fun!

On Sunday, “lucid_scheme” a Redditor user shared the photo above  from his friends Bobby and Shanna Lockhart’s wedding in Lubbock, Texas, writing:

“A friend of mine had his wedding today. The Best Man is asked for the rings, the groom holds his hand out and the Best Man plays the “I don’t have them” card. Everyone checks pockets…and no one has the rings. Then…this guy rolls in. Continue reading

What? A Naked ‘Beyonce’ Sex Doll? Oh Man, Did this College Frat Team Start Some Online Ish!

Members of the Pennsylvania Zeta chapter of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. (Photo/Facebook)
Members of the Pennsylvania Zeta chapter of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. (Photo/Facebook)

*What’s that saying…Boys will be boys?

And even those in exclusive, mainly Caucasian, fraternities, dream of one day having a go-at-it with the biggest female star today:

Beyoncé.

Well, as Spike Lee so eloquently said in, “She’s Gotta Have It,”… WAKE UP!

Ain’t gonna happen. Not even if a cold day in hell does present itself.

But a boy can dream right? And that’s what members of the University of Pennsylvania’s chapter of Phi Delta fraternity did. But they did it out loud. Posed for a holiday card with a naked brown-skinned blow-up doll and put it on Facebook and caused a ruckus.

And yes, they copped to it being Beyoncé . Continue reading

Jennie Greenberry Talks to EURThisNthat About ‘Cinderella’ Role in ‘Into the Woods’

 

Jennie Greenberry (front) as Cinderella, Royer Bockus (standing) as Rapunzel
Jennie Greenberry (seated) as Cinderella, , Royer Bockus (standing) as Rapunzel Photo: Jenny Graham

*When Jennie Greenberry, who plays the role of “Cinderella” in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival production of “Into The Woods” at The Wallis Theater in Beverly Hills got an email out of the blue  asking if she’d interested in auditioning for the role, she says her first thought was one, “This is amazing” – because ‘Into the Woods’ is one of her favorite  musicals; but then she found herself thinking, “Do they know I’m not white.”

At a striking 5’9″ tall, Greenberry is probably one of the tallest women to ever play the role of the poor, abused servant girl who catches the eye (and heart) of prince charming. “I never saw myself in the show. Not that I didn’t want to be, I just never saw anyone that looked like me in Into the Woods. I thought, ‘Oh its a great show but there’s probably nothing in it for me.'”

Greenberry, a soprano whose theater work includes plays such as The Wiz, Pippin, Ain’t Misbehavin, Little Shop of Horrors and dozens more – was up for two roles in two different plays when the call came in for Into The Woods. She ended up getting both roles, Cinderella and a role in the play, “Cocoanuts,” as part of a 10-month contract. Continue reading

Frustrated About Packages Being Stolen from Doorstep, Woman Leaves ‘Stinky’ Surprise Instead

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*Imagine having thieves steal your UPS, FEDEX and other packages from your front door. That is truly messed up. But one woman in Washington, D.C., had a surprise of a stinky sort waiting for the culprit this time.

Andrea Hutzler got smart! She started leaving packages of dog poop in the boxes instead — and the crooks quickly took them away, MyFoxDetroit reports. Continue reading

Alia Atkinson, Swimming Champ, Shocked By Gold Medal Win in Qatar

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Alia Atkinson

*Apparently, some black people can swim.

And Alia Atkinson (pictured above) found it hard to compose herself after hearing she had won a gold medal in the 100m breaststroke at the World Short Course Championships in Doha, Qatar on Saturday.

According to the BBCshe also became the first black woman to win a world title in swimming.

The 25-year-old swimmer hails from Jamaica. She placed fourth at the 2012 London Olympics and even won three world short-course silver medals in the 50m and 100m breaststroke before that. Atkinson also  tied for the world record with the reigning champ, Ruta Meilutyte from Lithuania. Continue reading

Unhappy Much? Here’s 13 Signs It May Be Time to Change Your Ways

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*Hey, there is absolutely nothing wrong with having a bad day. After all, we’re human. We all have ‘em. But many of us generally know when its happening to us; so we tend to stay away from people on those days. We don’t take phone calls, we don’t do the social media thing. Hell, we may even take a day off work or use some of those vacation days we’ve accumulated.

But what about the folks that seem to have a ‘bad day’ everyday? They appear to actually enjoy them. Instead of staying away from people, they tend to seek them out and create drama. If they can’t physically touch you, they go on social media and look for the most negative stuff to share.

Yahoo.com calls the people who exhibit these “13 signs” ‘bad.’ I just call them ‘unhappy.’ So I borrowed some of the ‘titles’ – but boy did I have enough examples (and titles) of my own! Whatever you choose to call these folks, (and you can’t change anybody but yourself) if you recognize you in more of these signs than you’d like, it may be time to change your ways…unless its working for you, of course.

Which I seriously doubt. Continue reading

More Than Half in New Poll Thinks Race Relations Worsened Under President Obama’s Watch

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*A new poll has revealed a large disparity in how people feel about race relations since  President Barack Obama took office. It seems ironic that such a historic election, poised to improve race relations, may have done the exact opposite.

But according to a majority of Americans – 53 percent say the interactions between the white and black communities have deteriorated since he took office. 

Looks like a familiar scenario. President Obama’s victory put him in an office cluttered with George Bush’s mess; now Ferguson and Staten Island happens on his watch and the consequence – race relations – has people looking at him all cockeyed.

This looks like another excuse for certain people to badmouth our president.

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