Monthly Archives: December 2004

Diggin’ in the Crates: A Dr. Dre Production

I’ve been sitting on this 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 … Continue reading

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Xzibit: ‘Rap Needs a Message’

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 … Continue reading

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Pimpin’ Rides Ain’t Easy (or Legal) Either

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 … Continue reading

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Boondocks Clowns Kwanzaa Again :-)

This had me ROTFL! I wish I had saved the strips from previous years. Oh well…

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Tips on Choosing a Doctor

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.

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Six Apart Addresses Comment Spam Issues

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 … Continue reading

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Fair Use of Photos on Blogs

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!).

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Some More Good Sh!t on PBS

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?

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Yes, Black English is a Dialect! Argh!!!!

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 … Continue reading

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Who’s Rolling to SXSW 2005?

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 … Continue reading

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