Go Listen To ‘The Receding Hairlines Podcast’

So, I’m going to keep this super short today, son. All folks need to know is, my dude Fabo has a podcast, man. That’s right, fam, alongside Sarge and Hutch, they collectively host The Receding Hairlines Podcast. Side note, I’ve been making fun of Fabo’s hairline for damn near 20 years. With that being said, I get a MAJOR kick out of the name of this podcast, bruh. Another side note, as a bald dude, I’m a huge hypocrite for making fun of anyone’s hairline. In any case, the podcast has a lot of sports debate, with a variety of real-life shenanigans thrown in for good measure. All in all, everybody needs to do the right thing and ride the wave. Anyway, the podcast can be found on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher or anywhere else people listen to podcasts. Now, what else is there to say, brethren? Go listen to the cotdamn podcast! That is all. LC out.

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When’s The Right Time To Protest, Dak Prescott?

So, I won’t lie, son. I truly, truly despise when people say that an NFL game isn’t the right time or place to protest. Well, when is the right time, huh? Where is the right place, huh? Huh, Dak Prescott? When is it most convenient for people to talk about racial inequality? Maaaan, someone get Prescott the fuck outta here, man! Shit, I understand that he wants to keep his job as the quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys. But, that doesn’t mean he has to shit on the players who choose to stand, or kneel, for something.

Ok, for those who missed it, Prescott just shucked and jived for Jerry Jones. Now, before I continue, I want everyone to read exactly what Prescott said. On the real, I don’t want to paraphrase anything, fam. I want to get his stance right before I flambé him. So, his thoughts are as follows:

I don’t think that’s the time or the venue to do so. The game of football has always brought me such a peace and I think it does the same for a lot of other people, people playing the game, people watching the game and any people that have an impact on the game. So, when you bring such a controversy to the stadium, to the field, to the game, it takes away. It takes away from the joy and the love that football brings a lot of people. I do exactly what I’m doing and what I stand by whether I was wearing the star or not, whether I was playing for Jerry Jones, Stephen Jones or any other owner. I believe in what I believe in and that’s that.

Oh, I’m sorry, Dak Prescott. I’m sorry that people speaking about injustice is getting in the way of a little football game. Like, is this dude fucking serious, bruh? Kudos to Prescott for finding “peace” on the football field. Guess who has a hard time finding peace in the United States, Prescott: minorities and people of color. Hell, the idea that a Black man in America would deem a peaceful protest “inappropriate” is beyond me, son. Real talk, he must be really scared of Jones taking his job, man.

Look, I feel like naysayers keep moving the goal post, pun intended. Like, it’s “inappropriate” to protest peacefully. Next, it’s “inappropriate” to protest during a specific time. Then, it’s “inappropriate” to protest in a specific place. Keeping it a buck, we all know what this is, fam. Frankly, bigots and sellouts don’t want to have to face the issues that we’re speaking about. The fact of the matter is, no time will ever be good enough to have this discussion. No place will ever be good enough to have this discussion. So, fuck how they feel, bruh! We’re going to deal with injustice now, whether these clowns like it or not.

In the end, fuck Dak Prescott, Jerry Jones, the Cowboys, the NFL and anybody who supports them. Ultimately, this league keeps proving that they don’t deserve our time, effort or money, son. By and by, Prescott better pray for a great season, man. At the end of the day, all of his cooning won’t save his job if he starts playing like shit. That is all. LC out.

Get Papa John’s The F*ck Outta Here!

So, I can’t even say that I’m surprised, son. I mean, Papa John’s has been trash forever, man. Shit, pick a category, fam: the company’s founder, John Schnatter, is a known bigot and their product is garbage. On the real, I haven’t eaten any of their basura since I slapped one of their delivery men during my junior year of college. Side note, don’t ever shove a box of pizza into my stomach, bruh. Bad things will happen. In any case, after Schnatter’s latest faux pas, it’s time to get the entire establishment the fuck outta here, folks!

Ok, for those who missed it, Schnatter got caught saying some fuckity-fuck shit on a conference call. So, the tomfoolery occurred when he tried to clear up some other nonsense he said. Now, if folks don’t remember, during the previous NFL season, Schnatter claimed that Papa John’s was losing revenue due to players kneeling during the National Anthem. Apparently, since Black players wanted to bring attention to our livelihood, folks didn’t buy more boxes of his subpar pizza.

Anyway, when asked how he’d separate himself from racist groups, Schnatter scoffed and said “Colonel Sanders called Blacks niggers.” Wait, what? What?! THAT’S his response, son?! So, because he didn’t use blatant racial slurs like KFC‘s founder, we should all just let him cook?! Maaaaan, if somebody doesn’t get this bozo the fuck outta my face! Like, on what planet is that an acceptable reply, fam? This dude really tried to use the “my racism isn’t as bad as his racism” defense, bruh. *Sigh* This can’t be life, brethren!

In the end, fuck Papa John’s as a staff, restaurant and as a motherfucking crew! And if you want to be down with Papa John’s, then fuck you too! Sorry, my bad, Tupac‘s “Hit ‘Em Up” will always be in my blood, son. Moving on, I’m happy that he’s stepping down from his position, man. Ok, yes, I know he still owns the largest percentage of the company. But, at least I don’t have to see his face or hear anymore of his bullshit, fam. Ultimately, I’ll take that as a small victory, bruh. That is all. LC out.

Racism, As Told By Lil Wayne

*Sigh* Do I really have to do this again, son? Didn’t I explain this already in “Money Can’t Buy ‘Woke’“? Wait, didn’t I also cover this in “Can I Live In Cam Newton’s America?” Seriously, what in the flying fuck is wrong with some of our Black celebrities, man? Their monetary privilege has blinded them so much that they simply can’t seem to relate to others who aren’t as fortunate. Well, all I know is, I wouldn’t be doing my job if I let this stupidity slide. With that being said, let’s get to it.

Now, Lil Wayne was recently on Skip Bayless’ new sports show, Undisputed, and decided to hit the world with his hot take on race relations. According to him, not only has he never experienced racism in his entire life, but he also doubts prejudice even exists because the crowds at his concerts are mostly White.

So, let me get this straight, son. Simply because Todd and Rachel know the words to his songs, racial injustice is just a figment of our collective imaginations? Well, shit, why didn’t someone tell me sooner, son? If I knew that’s all it took to abolish racism, I would’ve dropped my album ages ago! Here I was thinking someone from New Orleans would be aware of racial bias, but little did I know, idiocy knows no bounds, man. I guess we should completely forget the fact his OWN city was destroyed by a hurricane and the government didn’t think to send aid for multiple days. His OWN people suffered under these conditions but racism doesn’t exist. Ok, Wayne. Ok, son.

Now, to be honest, I’ll be the first to admit, I can’t speak for another human being’s experience. Maybe, in his mind, he’s never directly experienced racism. However; even if that’s the case, is he really unaware of what’s happening in the rest of the country? Is he really unaware of our people’s economic condition, our peril at the hands of the prison industrial complex and the countless episodes of police brutality? As always, it’s baffling when notable Black people can’t see what’s happening around them simply because it doesn’t necessarily affect THEIR daily lives.

Look, let me keep it all of the way real, son. The fact of the matter is, if a Black celebrity can’t empathize with the treatment of other minorities because of their own personal privilege, then they’re no better than the White naysayers who completely disregard racial prejudice. In addition, when people like Wayne and Cam Newton make these type of comments, it gives detractors enough confirmation bias to not see the need to improve race relations in this country. With that being said, I can’t emphasize enough how damaging this type of rhetoric is.

In the end, all I know is, I’m not going to listen to a man’s opinion about race when that same man has a documented history of disrespecting dark-skinned women. Oh, of course Wayne doesn’t see racism, because he’s too busy hating on his own people. Massa got Wayne good, son. Real good. Man, get these cartoonish fucking celebrities out of my face, son. Good day.

The Argument Against Colin Kaepernick

Man, oh man, what has Colin Kaepernick gotten himself into, son? Who would’ve thought the act of sitting down would get a man in so much trouble? After not standing for the National Anthem during a preseason game this past Friday, Kaepernick unleashed the ire of damn near everyone with a platform to speak. While people are allowed to have their opinions, I can’t help but be confused by the stance some individuals have taken. Sooooooo, since I also have my own platform to speak, I’m here to debunk some of the half-baked arguments against Colin Kaepernick.

Now, let me begin by saying, there’s no such thing as someone who’s “too rich” to acknowledge social and racial injustice. That seems to be a prevalent argument circulating around in response to Kaepernick’s actions. Apparently, when a person is not living in poverty and despair, they’re not allowed to talk about anything real. So, to be clear, is money supposed to be the great equalizer? If a small fraction of a particular racial group is afforded the opportunity to join the “one percent,” are they no longer allowed to shed light on prejudice? Are they no longer allowed to have a dialogue about the issues facing people who look like them? Ok, wait, I get it now, son. The minute a miniscule portion of a community “makes it,” all of the ills facing everyone else magically dissipates. It all makes sense now, bruh. Look, I might, MIGHT, give someone a slight pass for questioning the timing of Kaepernick’s move. However; simply dismissing his ideals because of his tax bracket is beyond fucking stupid, bro. Stop the foolishness, man.

Next, there’s another argument being made that Kaepernick needs to respect the flag because of our troops. Now, to be fair, I have nothing but respect for any individual who puts their life on the line for our country. Frankly, our soldiers display a level of bravery the average person simply doesn’t exhibit. However; fighting for our country and racial injustice are mutually exclusive, man. Why is it so difficult for some to even remotely open their eyes to the troubling history of America? Newsflash, dummies: there were still troops when Black people weren’t allowed to vote. There were still troops when we were considered three-fifths of a person. There were still troops during the Jim Crow era. Just because these men and women fight for this country’s ideals does NOT mean Black people aren’t allowed to bring up the ugly truth of how this land has historically treated us. Since the age of the Founding Fathers, the military and racism have both resided on the same land. It is what it is, son. DEAL with it. That’s truly the only way to make the argument go away.

All in all, I don’t actually have the time to address all of the ridiculous theories regarding Kaepernick. I just wanted to highlight a couple I thought were particularly preposterous. Look, regardless of his current stature as a player, he has every right to take a stand, if he so desires. While some fools think it’s a bright idea to burn his jersey now, I guarantee if he threw four touchdowns next game, these “fans” would forget all about this. So, to me, all of his detractors can shut the flying fuckity-fuck up. The fact that people are more up in arms about his bench protest than the issues he’s bringing attention to says everything. Situations like this prove we’ll probably never have the “open dialogue” about race pundits love to talk about. No one really wants to hash these ideas out, man. Everyone wants to continue to embrace the status quo. That is all. That is all, son. Good day.

P.S. Really, Jerry Rice? Really?! You’re really going to take the “All Lives Matterapproach against Kaepernick? Honestly, I’m not even going to list the amount of ways you’re an idiot, man. I’ve already addressed people like you in my “Money Can’t Buy ‘Woke’” post. Go sit down somewhere and be silent, man. If your conversation ain’t about a slant route or a hitch pattern, I don’t want to hear it, son. Hush.