Reading List: 001

After calculating the results of a completely random, unscientific, social media poll, I have come to the conclusion that 76.21 percent of black men do not like Scandal.

To the 23.79 percent of black men imbued with discernment and the ability to parse creative, political and societal nuance, “Thank you.” And I’m counting down the days with you until next Thursday, which is hereby renamed Scandal.

The new year always brings new music, movies and breakout stars. In no particular order, here’s a list of 12 projects to look forward to this year.

Do you remember hate clubs? How sickly satisfying (and weirdly sort of acceptable) it used to be to join up with a group of like-minded individuals and just hate the hell out of something?

The 2013 Oscar nominees were announced this morning, and while his newest film Django Unchained and costars from the film made the cut, Leo Dicaprio has gotten the shaft yet again.

 

With Destiny’s Child’s recent release of their new single “Nuclear,” GlobalGrind decided to dig a little deeper and find out what happened to the three other girls with seemingly unfortunate destinies. 

 

 Alright folks, the nation’s Starbucks obsession has officially got out of hand. Earlier this year, a woman claimed she lost 85 pounds by eating a Starbucks diet. Then, this week, we learned that a man was attempting to visit all 201 Starbucks in Manhattan.Perhaps in effort to combine these two notions, a Seattle woman, legally named Beautiful Existence, will eat only food from Starbucks this year.

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