ten for the streets.

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I dont know what it did for you, but for me….Sesame Street did absolutely nothing. Well, not as far as educational progression anyway. As an educator, I’d be remised if I were to deny my teachers, elders and mom dukes that credit. Them motherfreakers put in work, son! However, what it did do was initiate and solidify my affinity for Jim Henson and his creations…as well as provide a program that positively reflected a multicultural cast of people living in an urban surrounding. I mean, dont get me wrong, it taught a nigga how to count to twelve and sh*t…but, for me…I was more enamoured with the ability  to say, “Yo, that lady outside of Big Bird house looks like my Auntie!” An attribute I think is largely overlooked when imparting praise for the, today, 40 year old television series. Or maybe its not overlooked. I dont know. I dont really read a lot of Sesame Street reviews. Anyhow, as previously mentioned…today (Nov 10.) is the 40th Anniversary of the Children’s Television Workshop program. And in honor, Im going to countdown my ten favorite characters. Ready. Set. Bing!

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things that im off.

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Every now and then, a song is so powerful that it compels the listener to look deep within themselves and say, “Dang, am I off that?” Aw! Well, as it happens, a newly discovered tune evokes such introspection. Aw!  The hymn (appropriately titled, Off That) was composed by a longtime companion of  Oprah Winfrey. Aw! While his name escapes me at the moment, allow me to say that, because of him, I write this blog. Aw! And I dont give a fidduck abbidout the bliddogs you used to read, son Im Haji P! And these are 10 things that I’m off. Aw!
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ten for tue: barbed & bude.

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Aight,  so Im  reading through various news stories on CNN’s website when I come across a headline that reads, “Rihanna is ‘Rated R’ for new album cover.” Automatically Im thinking, “Word! Rihanna boob! So naturally, as any inquisitive young male would, I hurried to click the appropriate link.  What followed was a not-so-rated R cover, and a story on her new single. No boob.  Boooring!

I didnt think much of it, but apparently, other  readers did. They hella did! I was only a slight miffed about the lack of mammary, these mofo’s was hatin’ her life! Thus bringing me to my “Tuesday Ten List.”  There were roughly a billion or so comments. These were my favorite:
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