Since its release last October, Kendrick Lamar’s good kid m.A.A.d city has been universally praised as not just a transcendent hip hop album — but lauded as one of the better pieces of art to come out this side of 2000. As much as I love Kendrick, as brilliant and important as his work is,… Read More Kendrick Lamar and the Re-Fetishization of the Word “Bitch”
…but they always get stuck in your teeth. And not just stuck, but really jammed up in those back molars like some course coating of caked up flour and sugar. And then you tongue it to try to lodge it out, and for the most part you can break off the large chunks. But then… Read More I love Oreos, but…
Or at least to an iPhone/iPad near you. I recently wrote an article for BuzzFeed about the Major League Ultimate (MLU) video game app. Check it out here.
Unless this one also goes to OT, LeBron James and the Miami Heat are 48 minutes away from their second straight championship. The prospect of eradicating the demons that still haunt them from the 2011 Finals against the Mavs, as well as legitimizing their group decision to form the Big Three (the bare minimum was two championships)… Read More 48 Minutes to Heaven – A Preview of Game 7
The time for greatness is now. People ask me why I love LeBron so much and I often allude to some sort of desire to be a part of something great — to witness history in the making much like NBA fans did with Michael Jordan in the 1990’s. What I also want is… Read More Tonight, a Symbol for the Attainability of Greatness Faces His Toughest Test Yet
Ah, the Oscars — Hollywood’s annual self-congratulatory extravaganza. Although I love movies far too much to simply dismiss the Oscars, this year I’m more skeptical of the Academy’s motivations than ever. As always, this charade is all about money. The golden statue too often fails to be bestowed upon the year’s “best” achievements, but rather… Read More Oscar Mania: Is Hollywood “The Master” of its Own Domain?
Check out these links where you’ll find more words, like the ones you’re reading right now, that have spewed from my brain and onto the internet. One is a contribution to my favorite Philadelphia Eagles blogs, Bleeding Green Nation, in the form of a roundtable discussion predicting roster moves the Eagles may or may not… Read More Hot Links