J Mac’s Word of the Day™ is charlatan. One making usually showy pretenses to knowledge or ability. Fraud. See: Milli Vanilli, Vanilla Ice

Smokers who indulge in their first cigarette shortly after waking up have an increased risk of developing lung and head and neck cancers, according to two new studies published in Cancer, a journal of the American Cancer Society. The findings may help identify smokers who have a greater risk of developing cancer. These smokers could […]

A lot of you out there think J Mac and James Garrett are the same person. The truth is – other than both being tall, sexy, buff, bald black men – that they are very different people. They say that the only people who know themselves are shallow. I feel like the only way to […]

According to CNN.com, the brain is wired to pick up on signs that calorie-rich foods are nearby. Read more

A lack of respectMy mom taught us to always respect our elders. Yes sir and no sir are still a part of my vocabulary today. Talking today’s youth it seems like those words are a thing of the past. You’re more likely to get an explicative thrown back at you than anything approaching an appropriate […]

Remember back in the day? Back in the day when you could see Run DMC and LL Cool J rock the mic at the same show. Back when Mary J and Method Man shimmied on stage together while adding hooks to each other’s show. Back when rap was still new and fresh and its stars […]

Yesterday I was hitting up my favorite restaurant in the mall and I see all these kids sporting pants so tight it looked like it hurt to breathe. Besides looking a bit funny – more power to you if that’s what you’re going for – the jeans handicap you from fulfilling the essential duties of a […]


The best diet as determined by U.S. News and World Reports is one you’ve probably never heard.  The publication, which regularly ranks best colleges, hospitals and cities, released its list of the best diets Tuesday. The top diet is the DASH, which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, which contains foods lower in sodium […]


The wife of Miami Dolphins star receiver Brandon Marshall has been charged with stabbing him in the abdomen with a kitchen knife during a domestic violence incident, according to a report from the Broward County, Florida, sheriff’s office. Michi Nogami-Marshall, 26, was charged Friday evening with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, which allegedly occurred […]


More and more kids are jumping on Facebook creating fake accounts that makes them appear older than they are! Read more here.

The video game “Guitar Hero,” once believed to be helping revive rock a few years ago in the hip-hop era, will jam no longer. Activision Blizzard Inc. announced Wednesday it will cease publishing the game this year. “Due to continued declines in the music genre, the company will disband Activision Publishing’s ‘Guitar Hero’ business unit […]


Feeding a baby solid foods too early in life may increase his risk of becoming obese before reaching preschool, according to a new study in Pediatrics. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that new mothers breast-feed their babies for at least six months and introduce solid foods between 4 and 6 months. This new study […]