Category Archives: Entertainment

Quentin Tarantino, the Master Remixer

I’ve enjoyed the “Everything is a Remix” video series. As an old-school hip-hop fan, I’ve always enjoyed figuring out the origin of samples used in any given track. I guess that’s why part 2 of the remix series, which covered … Continue reading

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Dear Santa…

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a Boondocks (or anything to this blog for that matter). The first one below moved me to post. BTW, am I the only one who isn’t feeling the TV version of the Boondocks? … Continue reading

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Move to China, Become a Rapper & Make Millions!

I was reading an article in Business 2.0 about Americans who are making it big in China when I noticed a picture of a brotha with two Chinese girls next to him. (reminds me of that line from Digital Undergrounds … Continue reading

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Riley’s Letter to BET about AJ & Free’s Firing

It’s been a while since I posted a Boondocks but I couldn’t resist this one. The Cita mention really got me… 🙂 Update: Did I say they were fired? What I had meant to say is that they left of … Continue reading

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Club Nouveau on ‘Hit Me Baby One More Time’

I just got an email about Club Nouveau’s appearance on NBC tonight. All of you 80’s R&B fans won’t want to miss this. Set those TiVo’s… Club Nouveau ushered in a new sound in music, It was 1986 and “Rumors” … Continue reading

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Def Poetry Season 5

Looks like the new season of Def Poetry is starting off with a bang. Guests on the premiere episode include Avery Brooks, Lauryn Hill, and (gasp!) Dave Chappelle. Set those TiVos! I guess I should mention P. Diddy’s ‘The Bad … Continue reading

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The Shocking, but False, Story of America’s Blackstronauts

If you haven’t seen it already, check out this mockumentary about ‘The Old Negro Space Program‘ It’s so well done that it may make you think twice about whether it’s true. I loved the letter that the astronaut wrote to … Continue reading

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The Number One Stunner

I officially nominate Usher for player of the millennium. As my boy and I have been discussing, his Grammy date, the lovely (Eisha?) Eishia Brightwell, is one bad motha… She’s so fine that you almost don’t even notice Beyonce in … Continue reading

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Lots of Extra Content in the ‘Ray’ DVD

Sounds like the DVD of ‘Ray’ is well worth checking out, even for peeps who saw the movie in the theater: Too often the “extended editions” of popular films released to DVD seem to contain little more than a few … Continue reading

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Vh1’s Black in the 80s Series

I just finished watching the ‘film/movies’ episode of ‘Black in the 80s‘. It was an entertaining and informative trip back to the 80s. It made me realize that I need to add some (major) movies to my NetFlix queue that … Continue reading

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