A Dirty Story, Out Loud →
Reposting, because this is fun to me.
Cubana Lust - “Ass Ass Ass Ass Ass” Nothing to see here. Move along. This not completely mesmerizing.
Fresh Old Media Talk →
I’m a big fan of David Carr, the critic, not the quarterback. He’s smart enough to not sound dumb in talking about how he made his peace with Twitter. Most print-trained journos try to save face as they try to explain. Carr truly owns his prejudices in this Fresh Air interview.
Who I Be →
In Case You Ever Wonder
The Occupy App & More →
My old boss Danny Schecter the News Dissector wrote this story.
Bobby Womack, with The Roots, on Summertime....
Breitbart & Simmons →
This conversation could not have happened last month.
"Don't TALK about it. BE about it."
Master P said that.
Silicon Valley & Race →
When you’ve finished the essay, take a look at the CNN Race in America preview.
Here is the last installment of my feature on divorce in popular culture. The web site that’s paying me will wrap things up soon. It was a fun gig, not that I was excited to research marital splits so frequently.
OccupyLSX: Chancellor of St. Paul's Cathedral... →
The canon chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral [in London] resigned because he could not face the prospect of “Dale Farm [a massive recent police eviction of peaceful squatters in a camp near London] on the steps of St Paul’s”, as police prepared to take action against the anti-capitalist protesters within days. Giles Fraser, who announced his decision on Twitter, said he could not sanction...
I wandered through the stacks, running my hands along the spines of the books on...– Janet Fitch, White Oleander (via bookoasis) Like me, this author worked at LA Weekly. Unlike me, she did not write while employed by the paper. My recollection is that she did paste-up, but her time was before mine. I met Janet when she threw a a party at her house, back in maybe 2004. Maybe her...
Patrice O'Neal's Stroke →
Just yesterday I was just marveling over the comedian’s sense of timing yesterday, while watching Charlie Sheen roast highlights. It’s awful to think he’s not likely to make people anymore.
'Tim Tebow Don't Let Us Down!' →
I have to watch the newest South Park again, to make sure it’s not the greatest half hour of television I’ve ever seen. ‘Cuz I’m kinda feeling like it is the greatest half hour of television I’ve ever seen, and that’s just wild.
World All-Star Classic Questions →
Is this hoops thing in Puerto Rico even still on? And would cancellation suggest that an end to the lockout is almost at hand?
Our Marching Orders →
ADBUSTERS TACTICAL BRIEFING #16 Alright you rebels, redeemers and believers out there, At the height of the global uprisings in 1968, protesters confidently heralded “The Beginning of a New Epoch.” To this bravado, Zbigniew Brzezinski, then the national security advisor to the president of the United States, retorted that the protests were nothing but “the death rattle of the...
A Tribe Called Quest, Free →
Hot new mixtape, gratis. Go get it.
The greatest gift is a passion for reading.– Elizabeth Hardwick (via eclectic-dreamer)
Left Versus Right
It’s a played out, overly simplistic media contrivance. Almost every individual wants change, right now.