I’ve been sitting on this radio.blog for a while now because I’ve had radio.blogger’s block. It’s not that I couldn’t think of anything to post, it’s that I had too many ideas floating around in my head. At least now I have some good ideas for next year. Anyway, here are some of my favorite… Continue reading Diggin’ in the Crates: A Dr. Dre Production
Here’s a good article/interview with your boy X-to-the-Z. A snippet: “What I miss is a time when hip-hop music had integrity; there was some kind of message,” he says. “Not in all the music, because it’s not for that, but there was at least something that got through that had some content that was sensible… Continue reading Xzibit: ‘Rap Needs a Message’
Looks like the crew from West Coast Customs (of ‘Pimp My Ride‘ fame) got themselves in a little bit of trouble with the law. They got fined for replacing an airbag with a video monitor. The monitors in the car thing is really getting out of control. Speaking of pimpin’… Peep the chop top 300C
This had me ROTFL! I wish I had saved the strips from previous years. Oh well…
My boy Jon, who is one of the best orthopedic surgeons you’ll ever find, has written an article about how to choose a doctor. There’s some very important and useful information in that article.
There’s some important information MovableType’s blog about Movable Type creating server load issues when dealing with comment spam. It contains some tips for lessening your server load while Six Apart readies a patch. I’m glad to hear that Siz Apart is on this because I was really getting worried after reading ‘MT Plus Comment Spam… Continue reading Six Apart Addresses Comment Spam Issues
There’s a very interesting discussion on the Nanopublishing Weblog about the fair use of photos on blogs. Definitely food for thought for those of use who post pictures (and probably music too!).
P6 highlights 3 upcoming PBS specials that are certainly worth TiVoing. (I’m setting up my WishLists for them now.) Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson Slavery and the Making of America Do You Speak American?
There are a couple of very interesting threads about ‘Ebonics’ (African-American Vernacular English – AAVE) over at Oliver Willis’ blog – “Acting White” & Reality – I Be Talking Good, Yo. It never ceases to amaze me how people, Oliver included, can assume that AAVE has no rules. Believe me, you can speak AAVE improperly.… Continue reading Yes, Black English is a Dialect! Argh!!!!
I’ve been wanting to hit SXSW (South By SouthWest) for a couple of years now, more so for the music than the interactive portion. But after my talk with Terry Frazier the other day and the fact that they’re having a “Blogging while Black” session this year, I’m considering going. I can hear the conversation… Continue reading Who’s Rolling to SXSW 2005?