So .... Twitter has announced that, effective immediately, they are expanding their character limits by two times. In other words, instead of a 140 characters limit, it has been bumped up to 280 characters. I must admit, as a content creator I LOVE this new expanded freedom! There are thoughts I want to share, but … Continue reading Character: More or Less
One of the greatest "selling points" of Christianity is that it has no correlating culture. Culture, as defined by clothing, music, food, or anything that gives a group of people an identity, is virtually non-existent in the Christian faith. The culture of Christians are as various as there are nations in the world, because the faith … Continue reading That Don’t Make You A Christian: Cultural Christianity
At over 32 million units sold, Michael Jackson's Thriller is by far the most successful recording in history. I just want that to sink in; after 35 years, no other record has sold more than this instant classic. It is the epitome of recorded music success, but at what point do we determine that it … Continue reading Thriller: An Argument Of Success
The entire world paused to honor Muhammad Ali, this weekend, after his passing. He was undoubtedly one of THE most single influential athlete ever, and quite possibly one of the most iconic figures, in 20th century history. He was a person of such high honor, and wide-spread appeal, that everyone had something kind to say … Continue reading Trailblazers & Bridge Burners
If you live long enough you will see things go through what I call the cool cycle. Something is in style for a while, until the coolness of the style tips over. What was once cool is then out of style, after being taken over by the coolest and latest thing. After a while the … Continue reading Oldie But Goodie
Those who really (and I mean really) know me, know I was a huge fan of the Muppet Babies. Growing up the extreme youngest of three, by 8 years, I spent a lot of time entertaining myself. I didn't have the constant companionship of a slightly older sibling, nor were there a host of kids … Continue reading 5 Things I Learned From The Muppet Babies
Thanks to Instagram and Facebook, everyone is fly and fabulous all the time. Yes, I consider myself a well dressed man, myself, so by no means am I trying to be hypocritical. But there are days I just want to throw on an old t-shirt and gym shorts, and just chill out. I see men, and … Continue reading What Happened to Just Being Regular?
(My mom is probably going to kill me for this one, so pray for ya boy, LOL) My mom, by her own admission, never really learned the art of traditional, southern, soul food cooking. But after graduating college and starting a career, she met a Murphy man and started having Murphy children. So along the way, … Continue reading Never Apologize
For those old enough to remember the early 90’s, The Arsenio Hall Show was ground breaking entertainment. It was the first time America tuned in to see a young, African-American, late night talk show host.Arsenio Hall almost single handedly introduced the nation to the young urban culture, in a fresh, non threatening way. After 19 … Continue reading Hearing Voices?