10/21/2014- “Escorted Into Love”

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Hey Mikey,

I find myself in a really awkward position. Last year I find myself extremely broken and brokenhearted after a series of failed attempts at dating and relationships. I went on Adam4Adam and hired an escort. We’ll call him “Dre.” After our first encounter he had me hooked! He did things to and explored my body like no other guy ever has. I started paying to see him every week and we’ve gradually become friends. Now I’m beginning to feel like he’s The One even though he says we just have a friendship and working relationship. I feel it’s more. He admitted to doing things with me in and out of bed he doesn’t do with his other clients. Am I wrong in thinking he’s just not giving this a chance?

-Feeling Hopeful

***Feeling Hopeful, unfortunately you are hopelessly pursuing something with someone that most likely is not meant to be. What Dre is doing for you is a service. You are the client and he is the distributor. As a sex worker his whole scheme is to make you feel like you’re  the apple of his eye so you will keep hiring him. Which means he will fix his mouth to say and do what’s necessary. He is doing you a favor by telling you that you are just his client. Keep it at that– if you must. If  love and a relationship are what you crave, then you can never just settle for this. As hard as it is to do you, have to get back out there and try your hand at  love again. FYI, true love has no monetary value, it is indeed priceless…NEVER equate or mistake physical pleasure for love!

☆Need advice? Simply leave your question in the comments section of this post, or email me at  HeyMikeyATL@gmail.com. Be sure to pick a pen name! Thanks for checking me out! -Mikey ♡

From “Bane” to “Apocalypse!” Tom Hardy is sought after to become “The X-Men’s” Next Big Villain!

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Tom Hardy (r), "Apocalypse (l)

“X-Men: Apocalypse” is on its way! This movie will mark Apocalypse’s cinematic debut; and just so you know when it comes to super villains  is the cream of the crop! Gifted with more powers than you can imagine. Born, En Sabah Nur, this immortal (and first) mutant makes villains as powerful as Magneto look like novice heroes. Thus, it is no surprise Fox wants an actor use to playing hulking homicidal bad guys–they want Tom Hardy. As you might remember Tom was DC comics villain, Bane, in the final installment of “The Dark Knight” franchise, “The Dark Knight Rises.” Big, brooding, and fearful the villain initially bested Batman and plunged Gotham into anarchy.

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Tom Hardy as “Bane”

Apocalypse you can see from the picture Apocalypse is quite a site to behold. Tom’s size, combined with a little movie makeup magic X-Men director, may make him the scariest super villain to grace a movie screen. He still has fierce competition though with Marvel Studios’ “Thanos” as seen in this past summer’s  “The Guardians of The Galaxy.” Brian Singer has knack for picking amazing talent when it comes to bringing Marvel’s “merry mutants” to The Big Screen. Apocalypse’s appearance serves as a major turning point in the X-Men features, where predominantly Magneto has been the villain. Sources have confirmed this film will close out the X-Men First Class Franchise, rumored to be set in the early eighties when many of the X-Men (Cyclops, Jean Grey, and Storm) were teenagers.

En Sabah Nur as he appeared at the end of the credits for X-Men: Days of Future Past

En Sabah Nur as he appeared at the end of the credits for X-Men: Days of Future Past

As a Marvel and X-Men fan I am stoked to see such awesome casting for “X-Men: Apocalypse.” 2016 is going to be one helluva year for movies especially those in the superhero genre. Tom Hardy just better be sure he does the villain justice in the upcoming film. Ben Affleck will not be the only celebrity with his life riding on how well he portrays a revered comic book character!

“The Kidz” Will Stay! Shonda Rhimes SHUTS DOWN Twitter when Fan insults “Gay Scenes” on her shows!

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Art reflects real life, especially when it comes to drama. The shows you see on television are the artistic expression of writers determined to bring a new twist on this thing called life. Few writers accomplish this so eloquently and successfully. Indeed her three hit shows; “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal,” and “How To Get Away With Murder,” dominate ABC’s Thursday night line up and millions of viewers worldwide. Shonda truly takes pride in her work and it is reflected every time you watch one of these legendary shows. Not surprisingly her shows have a few gay characters, but they way then are written places their sexuality second to their actions and story line. Her latest show, “How To Get Away With Murder” has had some very steamy and hot gay scenes. Such displays garnered a complaint from one disgruntled fan who tweeted complaining: “@shondarhimes the gay scenes in scandal and how to get away with murder are too much. There is no point and they add nothing to the plot.”

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Shonda surprisingly immediately took to Twitter defend her shows, responding with:  “@Dabdelhakiem There are no GAY scenes. There are scenes with people in them.” She then went on to tweet;  “@Dabdelhakiem If you are suddenly discovering that Shondaland shows have scenes involving people who are gay, you are LATE TO THE PARTY,” and “@Dabdelhakiem If u use the phrase ‘gay scenes’, u are not only LATE to the party but also NOT INVITED to the party. Bye Felicia.  Clearly she shut the fan down and closed tweeting, “I love all you Tweeples. Even the ones who still need to grow. And remember that at some point, someone discriminated against you too….I don’t know why this kind of hate is out there. Ugh. . At least in Shondaland. Have a great rest of your weekend!”

Shonda had the right idea by putting this fan in their place. Television must be as inclusive as possible. A person’s sexuality is such a small part of who they are. To put it simply if you do not like what Shonda’s shows are showing it is simple–change the channel!

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Pain & Laughter teach a Powerful Lesson in “Dear White People…!”

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There is no doubt there are thousands of other people who assumed “Dear White People…” was a fake movie when trailers of it debuted on social media outlets everywhere. Well over the weekend all accusations of it being a myth were dispelled and I was treated to one of the funniest and realest films I have seen in quite some time. The movie pretty much satirizes our country’s current racial climate. Keep in mind this is a rare feat. Rarely does a movie make you giggle all the while pointing out some really important issues plaguing our society.

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Tessa Thompson as “Sam White”

The films is primarily told through the eyes of Sam White (Tessa Thompson). She prides herself on being Black, and shows that pride by informing (bluntly) how Whites should treat Blacks and how Blacks should act in situations where they might be seen in a negative/stereotypical light. Her pro-Black nature really intensifies as the only Black dorm on campus is threatened to diversify. Feeling the culture of the campus is changing by the ominous threat of integration she opts to run for head of household in order to fight the administration’s policies. Still her ambitions only serve to mask her own personal problems and insecurities in love and with her family.

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Get Curly Hair without a care! Make Your Own Hair Magic with The Curl Sponge!

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Hair care and products number in the millions. Everywhere and everyday there are more and more gimmicks that promise to make your hair glow, give it volume, or some super power that seems to defy the physics. One product is keeping it real and simple for a change–introducing “The Curl Sponge!” The Curl Sponge is an amazing hair accessory created by Atlanta barber, Youssef The Barber. It caters to the growing natural, curly hair style trend that is taking the country by storm. When combined with a holding spray the sponge actually creates curls by rubbing it in a  light, circular motion; using the circular holes cut into it to curl the hair! This process is almost instant and when combined with a holding spray curls and maintains the style for an extended period of time. The sponge has become so successful celebrity barbers use it as one of their go to accessories when styling their famous clients. Usher Raymond was rumored to be a big user of the sponge while he rocked his famous burst fade.

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I was first introduced to The Curl Sponge about three years ago when I wanted to give my hair a more natural look. Waves were nice, but curly hair own guys, especially African-American men was in and becoming more and more popular. Naturally, I wanted to be apart of the trend. My barber then used the sponge on me and I instantly viewed it as hair magic. The compliments I received then, and now, for my curly hair have never stopped. The product is nothing short of wonderful and if a quick, curly style is what you desire then you must have this among your hair care accessories. This amazing trinket is to be used daily and has no negative side effects. It does exactly what it says it will do–curl your hair! Ladies fear not! The Curl Sponge is unisex, any girl with a low and natural cut will find it to be her new best friend.

My "curly" burst fade thanks to "Curl Sponge" and celebrity barber, John "JD" Dillard of "Barbers, Inc. TV."

My “curly” burst fade thanks to “Curl Sponge” and celebrity barber, John “JD” Dillard of “Barbers, Inc. TV.”

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He’s So NOT Feelin’ It! Kanye West Isn’t diggin’ how Scott Disick treats Kourtney Kardashian!

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It is no secret that socialite/reality television star Kourtney Kardashian and her “partner,” Scott Disick have had major ups and downs in their relationships. For awhile it seemed as if Scott had calmed down and become a supporting partner and doting father to his children Mason and Penelope. Recently, however, Kourtney revealed she is pregnant with their third child. This all comes on the tail end of Scott’s grief over the loss of both his parents last year and from the footage we saw from “Keeping Up With The Kardashians (KUWTK)” he did no seem to thrilled about his latest pending “bundle of joy.” Since then Scott has been once again battling with alchohol abuse and partying wildly. He has even gone into rehab. Although he has many critics, one for sure stands out–Kanye West.

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Scott Disick and Kourtney Kardashian

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“Love & Basketball’s” Gina Prince-Bythewood Delivers Black Love & Fame in “Beyond The Lights!”

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Glitz, glamour, and fame can be a drug worse than any chemical substance or emotional attachment. Some people handle it well, only making it a minor aspect of their lives. Others, however, suffocate in it.  The pressure might as well be like a millstone around their necks! Now take this feeling and enter Noni Jean’s (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) world. Noni is a sensational singer and rising star on the fast track to global success. She has three platinum singles and is expected to break records. She even has a highly anticipated album soon to drop. However, all that pales in comparison to the emptiness she feels inside and her overbearing mother/manager (Minnie Driver). After winning her first Billboard Music Award, what should be a celebratory event becomes a distressing one when she tries to commit suicide by jumping from a balcony. Luckily she is saved by a cop working security for her, Kaz Nicol (Nate Parker). As she dangles from the balcony he says three of the sweetest and simplest words ever, “I see you…” Before she can even recover from the event she is forced to lie to the media about what has happened and enlists Kaz’s aide. He reluctantly complies and then distances himself from her, finding the limelight too bright. However, there is a real bond between the two of them and he finds himself drawn back to her. They instantly become what each other need in life. He becomes her hero, and she becomes an outlet to his straight laced, pre-planned life. Nevertheless, the couple have to contend with their respective demons and the media at large. Through it all Noni and Kaz learn “Beyond The Light” and the swirling drama that follows you have to be true to yourself. After all the truth is the only solid ground to stand on.

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