2 months ago | Know Your History, Yo
The news world was saddened last week when it came through the wire that longtime television pundit Alan Colmes had died at age 66. Most famous for being one-half of early Fox News hit Hannity and Colmes, the newsman was a frequent left-leaning vo...
2 months ago | Classics Revisited
Anna, Anna, glamorous Anna, Anna Nicole. She's so outrageous. This week marks 10 years since the passing of bombshell beauty Anna Nicole Smith. An inescapable media presence throughout her final 15 years on the planet, from Guess Jeans to reality ...
3 months ago | hooray!
Sunday is the Big Game! Of course, that’s what all these not-affiliated-with-the-National-Footbal-League commercials say the term “Super Bowl” is apparently copyrighted, and certain ad-execs haven’t figured out you can just call it by it’s full na...
3 months ago | Hip-Hop
This Sunday is the 15th anniversary of one of the most curious entries in the entire hip-hop canon. KRS-ONE’s Gospel album Spiritual Minded, was one of those albums fans wouldn’t believe existed until it hit store shelves in January 2002, and stil...
3 months ago | Classics Revisited
It was January, 2002. Despite the slaying of Napster, file-sharing was still gaining momentum to the point where every week platforms like Kazaa, Limewire and Aimster were allowing peer-to-peer MP3s to be accessible by everyone with a working inte...
3 months ago | Are you seeing what I'm seeing?
Two weeks ago, I penned a tribute to beloved music chain Tower Records. It was the 10th anniversary of its closing, which was coincidentally coinciding with my first ever visit to Tokyo where one of the few remaining active Tower Records was still...