Luvvie Ajayi TealNYTimes Best-Selling Author. Speaker. Techie. Professional Troublemaker. Touched by Oprah.

I’m a Wacky Wordsmith. Pop Culture PrimaDonna. Side-Eye Sorceress. Witch of Wit. Dynamic Digerati with a Superior Shoe Game. Admirer of Alliteration.

But you can call me Luvvie.

My first book (I’M JUDGING YOU: The Do Better Manualwas published in September 2016 and was an instant NYTimes best-seller (*dusts off shoulders*). It’s basically a book where I tell everyone to get their shit together, and you should order it!

My loves include fierce shoes, fedoras, blazers, auntie robes and everything red velvet!

I’ve been blogging since 2003, when MySpace was still cool and Geocities didn’t make us cackle. Remember the AOL yellow dude? He was still running and pinging loudly when I started this thing. If you don’t remember him, you can’t sit with us! (-__-)

This site is where I talk about all things pop culture, from TV to social media to travel to race and whatever else is in my shady heart at the moment. I thoroughly enjoy doling out side-eyes and there is never a shortage of people and foolishness to judge.

I’m the person who says what you’re thinking but might be afraid to.

I’m a sought after speaker and keynoter, who takes on stages around the world, on topics related to media literacy, living the truest versions of ourselves and telling the best brand stories possible. I’ve spoken at some cool places, like The Obama White House, and across the globe (Nigeria, Egypt, France, Netherlands, Ireland, South Africa, Haiti).

My TED talk, Getting Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, has been viewed over 4 million times.

And fun fact, that yellow blazer is clutch. Because another really cool thing happened to me while I was wearing it. It was what I had on when I interviewed the QUEEN herself, Oprah Winfrey. And she grabbed my head, so now we go together.

Oprah grabs Luvvie's head

I was anointed.

But really, I just want to laugh, travel, eat rice and save the world while rocking cute shoes.

I’m glad you found this place on the interwebs and now, you won’t be able to quit it. Take off your coat and stay awhile!

If you’re new here and wanna read some of my top posts, here are some to get you started: