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RIP Prince Rogers Nelson, Illustration by PepperBrooks

To express a feeling without words, that is the true gratification of art – Amber Limbaugh Sometimes a picture speaks louder than a thousand words. RIP PRINCE

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Remembering Comedian Charlie Barnett on World AIDS Day, not a joking matter.

HIV and AIDS is not a joking matter. Even though Comedian Charlie Barnett’s matter was comedy. Born in West Virginia in 1954, Charlie began his career in the 1970’s in the New York City’s hub for Urban Bohemia. A legendary street comedian who was brash and fearless performed in front a diverse audience, pioneered comedic racial differences […]

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Top 9 Tweets from Defiant Students! #ComediansTaughtMe

‏A long, long, time ago… (like two weeks ago) #ComediansTaughtMe was trending on Twitter. As a comedy journalist for ComedyHype.com, I was quite intrigued by this hashtag. What were comedians teaching and who would listen? Aren’t comedians supposed to just make us laugh – isn’t that their job or are they really informal educators who like […]

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Joan Rivers, an early pioneer in Urban Comedy…can we talk?

We’ve all heard her name and we know what she is about, straight out of the Brooklyn, with a crass comedic style and borderline polite vulgarness, Joan Rivers may be one of the first true pioneers in urban comedy. Joan is a rebel, she broke open doors and kick faced rejection, and knocked out discrimination right in the […]

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Bobbi Kristina Brown, Daughter of Whitney Houston, Dies Aged 22

Originally posted on TIME:
Following a tragedy that echoed the death of her mother, Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown has died, PEOPLE confirms. She was 22. The Houston family announced the news via a statement from their rep. “Bobbi Kristina Brown passed away July, 26 2015, surrounded by her family,” the statement says. “She is…

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PepperBrooks, Michael Jackson

UPDATED: Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Michael Jackson! POLL: Who wore it better?

MJ, MY FIRST CRUSH! WHO WORE IT BETTER? I WON with an overwhelming 100% win! Thanks to all who voted in my first ‘who wore it better’ 🙂 If you know me, you know that I’m a HUGE, Michael Jackson FAN!!! In celebration of his life and legacy…I pay homage to him in full costume… […]

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