The most recent Saturday Night Live was largely lame, but it did feature a fantastic Chronicles of Narnia rap video. (Via BoingBoing.)
WorldNetDaily: WASHINGTON – Rep. Cynthia McKinney, D-GA, has introduced a bill to provide for the “expeditious disclosure of records relevant to the life and death of Tupac Amaru Shakur,” the rapper murdered in Las Vegas in 1996.
Because my earlier post about the red hot* Chinese lipsynching teenagers is inexplicably ranked second in Google for a “Back Dormitory Boys” search, I’ve seen an explosion of visitors today — over 1.000 2,100 (and rising) of you suckers esteemed readers have landed on newley.com. So I figured, what the hell: here’s even more info […]
This is too cool to possibly be true. Of course, “major stake” doesn’t necessarily mean “controlling stake.” Jay-Z, Arsenal
The Onion: WILLIAMSBURG, VA—In an unprecedented effort to fight injustice, reggae music legend Bob Marley, dead since 1981, rose from his grave in Jamaica early Sunday to free his most devoted followers, American college fraternity members, “from the bonds of oppression.” Marley’s recordings, which originally raised awareness of the Rastafarian faith and the plight of […]
I went to see Coldplay at Nissan Pavilion Friday night. Great show — I’m a Coldplay fan but I’m not a hard-core enthusiast; thus, I didn’t know what to expect from the evening. But it was really quite an amazing performance. The grand scale of it all reminded me a bit of seeing U2. And […]
Here’s a delightful SF Chron article from Michael Wolgelenter about various strains of Western pop music — good and bad — he’s discovered in far-flung corners of the world. I had a similar cross-cultural sonic experience last year in a town on the rural east coast of Taiwan. I was in a bar and listened […]
Bring it on.
“Han Bennink wears wooden shoes, plays a drum kit made of cheese. Possibly the Dutchest thing ever.”
Don’t miss this touching — and hilarious — essay about “the enduring bond between Huey Lewis and the developmentally disabled.”