D-WHY “Macchiato Music” It had never occurred to me that a slippery-slope argument would have explained quite well why I don’t much care for Drake. Sure, the slippery slope is considered a fallacy, and it’s the sort of thinking that led Rick Santorum to think about men fucking (and loving) turtles, but here (above) we have proof positive that Drake’s influence on rap...
Complex: Too $hort Breaks Down his 25 Most... →
I talked to Too $hort about his catalog pre-XXL kerfluffle, so I think he was a bit more candid than he might have been otherwise. He’s a no-frills sort of entertainer, which is important to understand when approaching Too $hort’s catalog. He remade songs from his 75 Girls days (‘83-‘85) all the way until 1999, with “Invasion of the Flat Booty Bitches”. ...
Silicon Valley, where engineers in khakis write software code, might not at...– Blogger Uses Rap to Teach Pithy Business Lessons Speaking of ledes, this is the worst one I’ve read in some time. (via seanfennessey) Berkeley High stays putting out good rappers. To date: The Pack, Saul Cohen, this douchebag blogger.
As Willy Staley argued in 2010 in an online column for Next American City...– From Charles Blow’s op-ed today in the New York Times. I feel like he could have thrown ellipses over the ‘is’ or bracketed [presents] over the whole mess as a courtesy, but of course I love to pass the buck. I introduced a stupid, massive copy error into something that I wrote two...
champalecast: Episode 13 -Internet Anxiety with...
What my friends think I do: [picture of man sobbing at computer], What society thinks I do: [picture of man sobbing at computer], What my mom thinks I do: [picture of man sobbing at computer], What my clients think I do: [picture of man sobbing at computer], What I think I do: [picture of man sobbing at computer], What I really do: [picture of man sobbing at computer].