Monthly Archives: September 2003

Cuban Music: Crossing Borders

I just got an email about this upcoming show on BET: CUBAN MUSIC: CROSSING BORDERS JUAN DE MARCOS AND THE AFRO-CUBAN ALL STARS WHAT: Journey with BET into the soul-stirring musical world of Cuba, with the fascinating producer, musical director, … Continue reading

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Electronic Music Guide

All you electronic music (such a wide-ranging category) fans should check out Ishkur’s Guide to Electronic Music. This is a very well done guide, with flowcharts detailing the off-shoots of the main genres. And of course each genre has sample … Continue reading

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Tony the Chameleon

My brother, Tony, has just added 3 new skins to his weblog, Technically Speaking. Check it out and remember that I taught him everything he knows. 😉 He also just passed 20,000 visits… He’s trying to catch up to me… … Continue reading

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Poor Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson should have stuck with his ex-wife, Monica. (At least there would have been some business sense in the family.) As he’s filing bankruptcy, she’s turning a serious profit on Mike’s old crib: 50 Cent put a lot more … Continue reading

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Free Huey!

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Quentin Tarantino’s Old School

Quentin Tarantino doesn’t like all the CGI in movies these days. And I don’t blame him. I can think of several movies that went way overboard with CGI, like the avalanche scene in XXX, or the concept of the Hulk. … Continue reading

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The Identity Blogging Meme

In case anyone hasn’t seen this meme yet, Prometheus 6 has a post which tracks many of the posts in the Indentity Blogging Meme. It’s a very interesting discussion which I’ve finally gotten around to reading. It all started by … Continue reading

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Another PBS Race Documentary

PBS is airing a new documentary entitled Matters of Race. Although part one aired yesterday, they’re showing it again over the weekend here in Atlanta — so check you local listings. (via Prometheus 6 and’s Race Relations blog)

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NBC’s Smoking Crack!

It amazes me how companies do things to piss off their (most fervent) customers. NBC has altered the start and end times of some of their Thursday night shows apparently to keep TiVo (and other PVRs) users from recording certain … Continue reading

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Verizon to Allow Land Numbers for Cells

And so it begins! Verizon has jumped the gun and announced an agreement to allow customers to turn their landline phone numbers into cell phone numbers. All the carriers have to allow mobile numbers to be portable (you can take … Continue reading

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