Archive for the 'Pop Culture' Category


Takeoff

If this guy was white… Most people have no idea what goes on behind the records. Despite the braggadocio, the flash of cash, the actual lives of these rappers are not depicted. They’re in danger. In an underground economy. This is rock and roll in the old days. A cash business, but much more dangerous. […]

Kanye

If white lives truly matter, why is Morgan Wallen still a pariah and Kanye West gets a pass? Maybe you’ve got no idea what I’m talking about. Maybe you not only are oblivious to Kanye’s “White Lives Matter” clothing, but his anti-Semitic remarks, wherein he said he was going to go to “death con 3 […]

Jean-Luc Godard

1 You’ve got to be a boomer (or older!) to know who this guy is. Maybe youngsters have heard the name, maybe those ensconced in college level film studies are aware of his work, but Godard is definitely in the rearview mirror. Dying of assisted suicide, he was a man out of time. How to […]

Rap Capital: An Atlanta Story

https://amzn.to/3xiW8AK How much do you know about rap? Unlike in the pre-internet era, it’s easy to ignore great swaths of music today. Many are hip-hop haters. Therefore they know nothing about the scene, never mind Atlanta and Lil Baby, but if they read this book… Now there might be some people who read “Rap Capital” […]