Monthly Archives: July 2005

Toya Alexis is the Truth!

I had the pleasure of seeing/hearing Toya Alexis perform last night when she opened for Esthero (who also wrecked shop, but we all knew she would). Toya can sing her ass off. As I just learned from her site, she … Continue reading

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‘Guns, Germs and Steel’ Documentary

Guns, Germs, and Steel, which airs on PBS beginning tomorrow, looks like an interesting documentary: Based on Jared Diamond’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name, Guns, Germs and Steel traces humanity’s journey over the last 13,000 years – from … Continue reading

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Radio.Blog Tribute to Luther Vandross – R.I.P.

I just heard that Luther Vandross passed away today so I had to do a radio.blog of some of my favorite Luther tracks. People always say that “they don’t make ’em like this any more” but in Luther’s case that’s … Continue reading

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Mexican Stamps fuel ‘Racial Stereotypes’

A series of five stamps was released Wednesday for general use by the Mexican government. The stamps depict an exaggerated black cartoon character known as Memin Pinguin, a child character from a comic book started in the 1940s and still … Continue reading

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