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 was a finalist in Canadian Idol a couple of years back. Based on how she… Continue reading Toya Alexis is the Truth!
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 the dawn of farming at the end of the last Ice Age to the realities… Continue reading ‘Guns, Germs and Steel’ Documentary
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 very true — voices like his don’t come along very often. I used to wear… Continue reading Radio.Blog Tribute to Luther Vandross – R.I.P.
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 published in Mexico. Oh hell no! Mexico is officially trippin’ now. Fresh off of Vicente… Continue reading Mexican Stamps fuel ‘Racial Stereotypes’