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How Seinfeld Became My Dating Litmus Test

I can't imagine spending my life with someone who doesn't appreciate the same ironies, references, and inside jokes I do. And yes, this makes a diehard Seinfeld fan and a person who thought Seinfeld sucked incompatible.

Relax, Everyone. White Rappers Aren’t Taking Over

The angst over a White artist's popularity in this space minimizes the ubiquity and amorphousness of hip-hop culture. Hip-hop is big as fuck. So big that there's space for White visitors. Even rude ones.

Seven Great Videos Featuring Barbecues

The criteria for this was simple: At least one frame had to have a grill, and the song needed to not suck

VSB Presents: The #Blackest Name In America Tournament – And The Winner Is…

After a week and change of voting and debate, we've finally got our winner! It wasn't an easy battle and many of us questioned everything we knew about what constituted a Black name. But there can only be one. And we've got it today.

The Most Divisive Topics In The Black Community

The Black community frowns upon your shenanigans, while engaging in shenanigans of our own. Or do we? See, we're already divided. Find out what else divides us.

VSB Presents: The #BlackestName In America Tournament – CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND

It's all come down to the final two: D'Brickashaw vs Va'Shaundya. Ap'ostrophes. Multiple Capital lettErs. Random words. The VSB crew weighs in along with some others! Join in and vote for the #blackest name!

BET Awards 2014 Show Recap: Because We Hate Ourselves

The BET Awards were yesterday in LA. We sat through all damn near 4 hours. P did that so hopefully you ain't have to go through that.

VSB Presents: The #BlackestName In America Tournament – THE FINAL FOUR

We started from the bottom now we're here...at the Final Four to determine the #BlackestName in America. Vote well. Your vote counts.

VSB Presents: The #BlackestName in America Tournament – The Elite 8

We're down to the Elite 8 in the #BlackName tournament. We've reached legit #blackexcellence. Get your vote on until 11am tomorrow morning as we parade towards the Final 4!

VSB Presents: The #blackestname in America Tournament, The Sweet 16 (Pt. 2)

In the time it takes for Beyoncé to drink some wowdamelm, at least two Sharkeishas and one Dontelmo...

VSB Presents: The #Blackestname In America Tournament, The Sweet 16 (Pt. 1)

We started at the bottom, and now we're here. And by "we started at the bottom, and now we're here" ...

Chris Brown’s Hoes Ain’t Loyal, But Everybody Else Seems To Be

Chris Brown stays winning. What happen? How it happen? Why does he manage to keep afloat despite his attempts to sink every ship he's ever been on? Questions need answering.

Internet Troll Lebron James Opts Out, Heat Fans Pawn Jerseys

The top three likely destinations for Lebron James, new free agent, basketball icon, and maven i...

Why I’m Glad The Chappelle Show Ended

Considering our 24-hour outrage cycle, would some of Chappelle’s bits even fly today? Would the time and energy he’d have to devote to apologizing and responding to thinkpieces take away from his creative process?

On “Redskins”, Reverse Racism, and Mascot Mockery

While the name Redskin still exists in professional sports, a tshirt mockup of a "Caucasians" team is a no go for many. WTF?