Thoughtful Thursday #19: Tommy Davidson

This is an old piece I had to bring back for the sake of topic… Tommy Davidson is a man mostly known for being a comical socialite.  Through acting and stand-up, Tommy Davidson made himself known as one of the top comedians throughout the country.  From In Living Color, and progression to the big screen … Continue reading

5th Element: Tommy Davidson drops… knowledge?

It wasn’t until recently (since this video) that I have began looking at comics by-way of their knowledge, and how they choose to present it to us… Granted, some do not present it at all, but if you look through the works of Paul Mooney, Richard Pryor, Dave Chappelle, Martin Lawrence, Bernie Mac, and so on and so on, they’ve taught me a thing or two about life and the realities it presents….

5th Element: “Know Thy Politics…”

…It is also true that for most of the pirates operating in this vast shoreline, money is the primary objective. But according to many Somalis, the disruption of Europe’s darling of a trade route is just Karma biting a perpetrator in the butt. And if you don’t believe in Karma, maybe you believe in recent history. Here is why we Somalis find ourselves slightly shy of condemning our pirates….