Beyonce’s Feminism Can’t Be Trusted | On bell hooks

By On May 19, 2016

Whenever you pen a critique of Beyonce, whether it is in agreeance or opposition, we have somehow become obliged to noting that we, the critic, are not a member of the BeyHive.… Read More

African Diaspora

On Trying Ghanaian Food

By On May 12, 2016

End of last year I spent two months in Accra, Ghana. No, I am not Ghanaian or identifiably West African though my family, like many other Blacks in America, is the descendant… Read More


F*ckboy Astrology: What Sign Won’t You Date?

By On May 10, 2016

  My favorite past time on Snapchat + Twitter (sn: @jouelzy) is throwing shade at the Zodiac signs. What fun can’t be found in overgeneralizing based on one element of one’s birth… Read More


#Lemonade : The Cultural References & Critique

By On April 28, 2016

Beyonce’s Lemonade, was presented to us with so many layers. This is not only an album, but Beyonce is reworking how we consume albums. In an age, where albums are driven by the viability… Read More


#PopSnark 34: Put Some Respek in My Name

By On April 26, 2016

  It has been a mighty long time, so I long I forgot what number #PopSnark this is. I recorded the whole thing thinking it was number 35 and I was wrong.… Read More

#JouelzyTech - Tech Tips

How to Write & Self-Publish A Book

By On March 23, 2016

Almost two years ago I self published my first book, Send It On, a collection of short stories. I am a horrible self-promoter and haven’t spoken much about the book or the… Read More


On Why I Voted for Hillary Clinton…

By On March 21, 2016

On Thursday I posted a video entitled “Why I Voted for Hillary Clinton…,” it’s a break down on my thought process behind who I voted for in the Democrat primaries for president.… Read More


Cultural References & Critique of Beyonce’s Formation

By On February 11, 2016

Beyonce came thru this weekend disrupting all our lives and our Facebook newsfeed. And I’m sitting here, still waiting for someone to answer, “what happened after n’walins?” Beyonce will forever be polarizing,… Read More


2015 Was Weird AF

By On January 28, 2016

2015 was weird. A month into the new year and plenty of time to reflect, that is the best I can sum it up. Refraining from tagging yet another year as the… Read More


#PopSnark 33: To Be Not Young But Petty, Black & Dumb

By On January 25, 2016

It’s my 33rd PopSnark, thirty three like Jesus, just don’t crucify me for being gone so long. I got back from a 6 week trip to Ghana and I’m still in transition.… Read More