White slaves masters raped black women and turned their backs on their...– A woman on the DC metro (via thechanelmuse)
Grierson & Leitch: A Plush Bear Stuffed With Crap.... →
I almost certainly would have laughed. Still will at some point, probably. 1. Of the myriad problems with Ted, Seth MacFarlane’s flaming, masturbating fart of a comedy, the biggest one is that the teddy bear at its center is neither cute nor funny.
LARB Talks to Spook Magazine
I contributed a half-baked section of fiction to Bronx Biannual. It would in time become my first screenplay. My apologies to everyone who felt they had to suffer through my growing pains. Anyway, I’m always interested in the black lit journals. More or less. Always, that is. lareviewofbooks: The New Inquiry’s Malcolm Harris and The Los Angeles Review of Books’s Evan Kindley talked on...
2012's Single Sports Rarity: A Golden Set →
Courtesy Yaroslava Shvedova. Just happened.
New Dock Ellis for iTunes and Kindle →
Who knows why you were away from the Internet and missed it? But here is the big news. Bigger than Obamacare: My company just put out a version of the interactive book Beyond Ellis D, via Kindle. It connects with the new iTunes edition, our second. Rolling Stone, Deadspin, The Root, among others, have endorsed Beyond Ellis D. The iTunes edition’s three new Dock-voiced animations are, in...
It’s about that time.
The shit I’m on
Just a little aural imagery for the BBC set.
Major League Team Stats » 2012 » Pitchers »... →
I’m working through some big-boy numbers. Or trying to, at least.
My friend Tab with the impeccable taste!
I don’t think I create anything — I discover the ideas.– George Lois, considered the greatest art director of all time, on ideas as the product of discovery and connection, not invention. Lois celebrates his 81st birthday this week. (via explore-blog)
I feel like one of the only writers around...
Decision Preserves Obama’s Play for a Historic... →
Now we begin the big picture discussion… “With the central pillar of his agenda left intact, President Obama may yet join the ranks of presidents who fundamentally altered the course of the country.”
Mary J. Blige Is Very Sorry About That Burger King... →
“I was looking for someone to have mercy, but no one had mercy. It was a learning experience. It hurt my feelings. It crushed me for like two days.”
[A.J.] Burnett (9-2) allowed three runs and six hits, striking out seven. The...– from Yahoo Sports. Dock talks about the pressures of winning in Stacey Earley’s Beyond Ellis D short, “The Game within the Game.”
It's Fun Watching Republicans
play I’m Smarter than a Supreme Court Opinion.
Dock on CBS — Chicago →
The star is crossing over, the above link shows. I blame Austin-based Baseball Iconoclasts, whose No-No: A Dockumentary campaign has earned commercial television attention at the local level.
magsmcglinchy: The Hijab Gets a Makeover
Tests Find No Bath Salts in Face Eater's System →
How weird! I was pretty sure the results would be meth-oriented. Maybe it really is that zombie thing. Yipes.
One of my favorite contemporary MCs
Smack-Talker in Chief?
Dock Ellis Girl Grunge — The Lost Nineties Nugget
To be totally straight, I’m passing you rare video of this 1993 song by the S.F. Seals because it is now part of my digital work called Beyond Ellis D. Different forms of this interactive book are available through Amazon and iTunes. You should check a version out. Regardless, the poet Elinor Nauen has me thinking this piece of pop culture has Baseball Hall of Fame potential. The video was...
Dock Ellis: If You Have An iPad, And You Like Good... →
Just a reminder that BED is something other than a Kindle project, too. From Deadspin: We gave you a snippet from Donnell Alexander’s new iBook, Beyond Ellis D, a few weeks back. But now the whole thing, with great writing and crazy art, is available from the iTunes store, if you have an iPad 2. Version 2 is on its way.
Some songs, you know?
Sometimes I think Mos / Yasiin is the greatest MC...
I’m grateful for the periods of extended...