Archive for November, 2014
Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 by Sean
Killer Mike mourned a Less Perfect Union before the Run the Jewels show in St. Louis on Monday. He mourned Michael Brown. But he’s not giving up. And no one ever should.
Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 by Sean
Monday, November 24th, 2014 by Sean
Serial is pretty good but my favorite new podcast is “Joe’s Joke Joint” — a really short series of jokes hosted by a lady person who is clearly not named Joe. Episode 6 features friend of the Goods, Nick Fountain:
Friday, November 21st, 2014 by Sean
“This is weird as hell for me.”
That’s how T-Pain, the undisputed King of Auto-Tune, started his Tiny Desk Concert at NPR. Pain sits in front of the now-famous bookshelf with nothing more than a keyboardist. “I know everyone is wondering where the Auto-Tune is going to come from,” he jokes. “I got it right here in my pocket.” Turns out he doesn’t. And he never needed it.
Thursday, November 20th, 2014 by Sean
Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 by Sean
Drake is a big deal. And he undeniably uses his status to elevate that of his home and native land, Toronto, Canada. Toronto is known for a lot of great things, but as of late, the success of its many professional sports teams hasn’t been one of them.
The Toronto Raptors’ mascot, “Raptor” is an exception. Raptor is revered throughout the NBA, and as Grantland explained last year, is basically the toast of the annual NBA mascot meeting, which is a real thing. That’s why this vine is so special. Two of Toronto’s finest meeting in the recesses of the Air Canada Centre. And yes, it’s also delightfully silly looking.
Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 by Sean
Monday, November 17th, 2014 by Sean
Leslie Jones is the newest cast member of Saturday Night Live, and she’s quickly becoming the show’s most exciting, unpredictable, and funniest commentator:
Sunday, November 16th, 2014 by Sean
If you haven’t heard Stevie Nicks sing while someone tries to apply make-up to her face, you’re missing out.
Thursday, November 13th, 2014 by Sean