Author Archives: Neil Protacio

Bad Girl RiRi Firing Up Some More Beef

  Uh oh! Looks like bad girl Riri’s breaking dishes, except it seems like her opponent on the other side of the ring isn’t backing down. Other than Beyoncé, Rihanna has her foot in mainstream royalty. However, unlike Beyoncé, Rihanna … Continue reading

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New America Receives American Hospitality

America, where is your hospitality? Miss New York Nina Davuluri has, for the most part, been accused of being Muslim, a terrorist, and looking like she works at 7-11. This comes as a result of her winning the Miss America … Continue reading

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Transgender Homecoming Queen Causes Ruckus

  Most recently, Cassidy Lynn Campbell was crowned as the nation’s first transgender homecoming queen, which opened more discussion than what she bargained for when she was up for candidacy. According to Campbell, there was backlash when it was announced … Continue reading

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The “Selfie” Era: Apps That You Need!

  2013 has donned a new era in photography: the selfie era. While we have all practiced and rehearsed different camera angles and body postures (I, for one, have to be careful how I position my neck… otherwise the double … Continue reading

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Julie Chen’s Eye Surgery and Getting Ahead in an Industry

  Yesterday, television personality Julie Chen raised some eyes (God, I love puns) when she revealed her dark secret on The Talk: in order to get the news jobs she wanted, she got double eyelid surgery. It’s a dilemma that … Continue reading

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Sons of Anarchy Goes for the Kill With Season Premiere

Spoiler alert! Honestly, the only reason why I tuned in to watch the season premiere of Sons of Anarchy was because I wanted to see who was playing Christian Grey in the up and coming book-to-movie rendition of 50 Shades … Continue reading

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The Porn Industry: A Tragic Sex-Ed For Our Generation

  The Los Angeles Times just broke the news of a domino effect happening in the porn industry: four adult performers have contracted the human immunodefieciency virus, known gravely as HIV. This comes at the heels of a huge legal … Continue reading

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Miley’s Trainwreck Performance Provokes Shocking Reactions

  It’s been about a week and nobody can seem to leave our girl alone! Miley Cyrus really riled up feathers after her eyebrow raising performance at the MTV Video Music Awards. While I do agree that wow, that was … Continue reading

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Azealia Banks is Beefing With No Album Out!

  Uh oh, mermaid fight! As usual, Azealia Banks is starting beef on Twitter, but this time, she’s calling pop culture icon Lady Gaga out.

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50 Shades of Grey Fans Upset Over Movie Casting

  When news that Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam would play the BDSM power couple of the 50 Shades of Grey trilogy, book fans took their whips and chains out and started lashing. Johnson was cast to play the character … Continue reading

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