The Friday Pretty: A Year In Hotness

My friends, my comrades, my Army of Pervs! It’s the last The Friday Pretty of the year 2010. We’ve been through it all this year, haven’t we? The Friday Pretty launched at the end of July with no fanfare, just honest-to-goodness hotness (as well as an erudite Ralph Ellison quote, thank you very much). And […]

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The Populist

Around this time last year, I noticed that Love Actually, aka Notting Hill With Added Black People! was a trending topic on Twitter. I’d seen that it was showing on ITV1 that evening, so of course, I clicked the hashtag to see what people were saying about it. Somehow this innocuous little movie manages to divide people as if it […]

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The Friday Pretty: Fragrance Ad Guys

Yeah, you read that title right, bishes. Thanks to the lovely Shabana who suggested this over on the Yoruba Girl Dancing Facebook page (which you should totes ‘Like’ if you’re on FB). Uh huh, for The Friday Pretty this week, we’re suckling at the teat of the evil corporate menace. And we’re doing it quite […]

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More Wishing, More Hoping

Given the pleasing success of the first gift wishlist I posted last week, and the fact that we’re now less than 3 weeks from Christmas Day, I thought I’d post some more options for you all. This one’s more of a mixed bag, but they’re all things I’ve seen, liked and coveted for myself. Chances […]

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Pretty Is As Pretty Does

As seems to be the custom nowadays, I find myself watching telly with Twitter by my side. Last Wednesday, I settled in to watch Ugly Betty – which totes re-hit its stride just as they cancelled it – and watched as Betty met and eventually dated a very handsome playwright, Zachary Boule (Aaron Tveit). After […]

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Friends of Exes: Would You? Could You?

A couple of days ago on Twitter, I clicked a link which took me to the Daily Mail site – boo! hiss! – and specifically a ‘showbiz’ story about professional Pretty Person™ Kelly Brook and her newest beau (only the Mail uses the word ‘beau’, much like The Sun uses ‘love rat’). This guy’s name’s […]

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