When my friend told me that she would be watching "She's Gotta Have It" on the eve of Thanksgiving, i thought she was feeling nostalgic and wanted to break out the Spike Lee classic for old times sake. That was until she informed me that Netflix has just released a modern take of the film … Continue reading Does “She Gotta Have It”- Or Is It Negotiable?
Aarona Lopez was born and raised in Chicago, IL. She began stand-up comedy in 2006. She is the creator/host of Velvet Circus - a live comedy show that fuses, stand-up, sketch and musical comedy. Aarona is working her way to become "America's favorite funny girl" with her storytelling, observational humor and musical comedy talent. She … Continue reading #WCW : The Good, The Bad & Not So Funny Moments of A Female Comic – Aarona Lopez Interview
https://soundcloud.com/loniswain/a-quickie-w-actor-jay-ellis-of-hbos-insecure On this episode of The Loni Swain Show podcast, I had a "quickie" chat with actor Jay Ellis (a television and film actor, philanthropist, and entrepreneur) who is best known for his roles as "Lawrence" on HBO's hit series Insecure and "Blue" on the BET hit series The Game. Hear what he had to … Continue reading #InsecureSundays: A “Quickie” Interview w/ Lawrence aka Jay Ellis + Why do people think Lawrence is a “good guy”?
Ahhh. Jay Z's 4:44 album. So many good one-liners. So many raw emotions that we rarely hear a man acknowledge out loud, let alone Jay Z! Except maybe on "Song Cry"🤔 but nonetheless, I am hear for it. I wish all people, men and women alike, would get more in tune with their emotions. Get … Continue reading “Be Emotionally Available Before You Invite Me Over”
You know exactly who I'm talking about. The "friends" who you can only discuss a handful of topics with or otherwise your business will end up on the evening news. The "friend" that wants you to be everything, everyone and everywhere for them, yet they barely even manage to send you a "how you doing" … Continue reading Fake Friends: How many of us have them?
My previous post, "When It Comes To Settling, Where Do You Stand", garnered some great comments and conversation starters. One comment that I received was that "we often see the flaws in others without acknowledging our issues" and suggested a "companion post" to my previous post about "becoming the right person" instead of, or while … Continue reading “You Don’t Attract What You Want, You Attract What You Are”
On Candace Bushnell's hit series "Sex in the City", Carrie Bradshaw said "Some people are settling down, some people are settling, and some people refuse to settle for less than butterflies." However, can you identify who's who? Where do you stand? And at what point, or age, do you start considering switching teams? As I … Continue reading When It Comes To Settling, Where Do You Stand?
Why do we do it to ourselves? We have all been guilty at some point or another. Taking on other people's problems as our own. Or going out of our way to try to "help" someone, knowing good and well that we can't fix what they started. But we try anyway. At the expense of our peace … Continue reading Not My Monkeys, Not My Circus
So- this post is all over the internet and it inspired my latest podcast. I will be the first to admit that I am guilty of both being difficult and ignoring text messages. However, the only person who thinks that its for "no reason" is the person on the receiving end of the so-called difficult behavior. … Continue reading My Hobbies Include Being Difficult & Ignoring Text Messages