Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Marc Lamont Hill


Monday, January 1 2007

The 2006 Barbershop Notebook Awards

Lest those who have affected the black community in interesting, complex, and largely problematic ways in 2006 go unrecognized . . .

Thursday, August 31 2006

Why Hip-Hop Sucks, Part 3

There's good hip-hop and there's mediocre hip-hop. The latter is outnumbering the former.

Sunday, April 23 2006

Why We Shouldn't Bury Bonds

Like American society itself, baseball is governed by a win-at-all costs mentality that doesn't discourage cheating -- only getting caught.

Thursday, December 22 2005

Thoughts on the NBA Dress Code

The new NBA dress code, which requires players to dress in 'business casual attire', is clearly and unapologetically directed toward suppressing hip-hop culture.

Sunday, September 25 2005

Why Hip-Hop Sucks Part 2: Naming Names

It may be getting louder, but it ain't getting any better...

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