Jay-Z gets the “Has It Together” award today.

May 5th, 2008 by Dianne Vonwhooseeay

This is hopefully the first of many posts of people who in some way, shape, or form, have themselves together.

Dear Jay-Z,

Thanks for spreadng a little love in the world. After the latest events involving the murder of Sean Bell by NYPD, you have stepped up to the plate to bring a little bit of joy to Bell’s family. According to AllHipHop.com:

Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter has established an educational trust for the for the children of Sean Bell, the unarmed African-American man who was shot and killed by police on the day he was to be married.

I love seeing people reach out to others, and although some may think he could do more (Don), this is definitely a great gesture.

Check out this video featuring Nicole Paultre-Bell, Sean Bell’s wife in Jay-Z’s Rocawear “I Will Not Lose” series.

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Check out the Sean Carter Scholarship Fund while you’re at it, apply for a scholarship if you need it.

And while you’re at it check out this old but good video featuring Jay-Z about the water crisis in Luwanda, Angola, and a small village in South Africa.

And then check out and support Play Pumps.

Mom? Dad? There’s some men in black suits at the door.

April 18th, 2008 by Dianne Vonwhooseeay

Dear Parents of “Angry Lil’ Man”,
Where are you? Who have you been letting him hang around? You bet not be behind that damn camera, you know better. I mean I don’t like GWB at all, but I wouldn’t dare to threaten his life (at least not in public, or on tape). Who wrote this up and had a little kid read it, as if that would make it okay, with Dubya already rewriting the constitution to do illegal phonetaps and who knows what else, it makes it all too easy for you and your family to get “lost” in some sort of detainment camp. You should really think about reading some books, getting the boy involved in some sort of theater classes to channel his inner thespian, writing letters to your representatives, senators, etc, expressing your distaste for the current administration, and definitely getting out and voting so your voice can be heard. Hopefully you and the little man haven’t been “disposed of” so you can GET YO’SELF TOGETHER!

I wouldn’t suggest watching this at work or with children in the room:

Where oh where are the parents,
Dianne

I think it should be called the Rhythmless Nation Dance

April 2nd, 2008 by Dianne Vonwhooseeay

Dear Larry King,

No. No No Noooooooooooooo. Just plain no. Stick to reporting before you break something.

XOXO,
Dianne

Little white lies + large audience = backpeddaling

March 29th, 2008 by Dianne Vonwhooseeay

Dear Hillary,
Hillary Clinton & Chelsea arriving in Bosnia | GET YO'SELF TOGETHER Here at GYT, there is no special treatment for celebrities, politicians, or anyone else for that matter, I don’t care that your running for president, you need to GYT.

Everyone tells a little white lie every once in a while, even I have been known to fib (I once convinced a friend that Dorothy Dandridge’s, mother’s, lesbian lover, was my cousin). There are at least two major differences between the majority of us lying and you and that is 1. Most of us have never done it on national television, or while giving a speech in front of a googob (technical term) of people. and 2. It’s not as easy to fact check the average persons little lie. I mean you did know that they took pictures of you pretty much everywhere you went, right? So it was bound to come out that you were flat out lying. It was not only probably easy to fact check, but think about it, there are a ton of people out there just itching for you to slip up, both republicans and democrats, so you have at least half a million people out there waiting for a nice juicy lie that can catch you in.

And how can you think saying that you “misspoke” will make it all better? How can you confuse shaking hands in a group of what appears to be friendly non-hostile people, with being in sniper fire?

Oh shoot, wait I recant my letter, someone has found video proof of said sniper fire:

This isn’t the first fib you’ve been caught in, here’s some more:

Hillary, sweetie, at this point, I just don’t believe you. Shame the devil, tell the truth, Obama ’08, and GET YO’SELF TOGETHER!

Sincerely,
Dianne