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

Anthony Henriques


Monday, November 16 2009

50 Cent: Before I Self Destruct

One might think that the worst outcome for an artist like 50 Cent would be to alienate enough people to render himself completely alone in the music industry.

Sunday, June 14 2009

Jeff Buckley: Grace Around the World (Deluxe Edition)

Fifteen years after the release of Jeff Buckley's seminal Grace comes Grace Around the World, a very worthwhile DVD/CD set of live performances from his 1994-1995 world tour with lots of bonus material.

Wednesday, December 10 2008

Q-Tip: The Rennaisance

Logical thought could have safely concluded on November 3rd that yes, Barack Obama would be elected President, and yes, the new Q-Tip album would be good.

Monday, October 27 2008

Slacker Uprising

With substandard picture quality and a lack of true eye-opening material, this will be regarded as a minor work in an otherwise impressive film canon.

Thursday, September 18 2008

Skillz: The Million Dollar Backpack

The third official album from underground hip-hop impresario Skillz is a quality LP that won't draw many new converts, but should, however, keep the Okay Player crowd pleased.


Thursday, August 14 2008

The Minstrel Show is Poppin'

The introduction to the video for "Poppin'" provides a pretty good summation of what viewers can expect: "Hopeless Records Presents All Time Low."

Sunday, July 20 2008

Dissecting Nas’ Untitled - Part 5

Track eight...

Tuesday, July 15 2008

Dissecting Nas’ Untitled - Part 4

Tracks six and seven...

Monday, July 14 2008

Dissecting Nas’ Untitled - Part 3

Tracks four and five: the triumphant pop songs...

Thursday, July 10 2008

Dissecting Nas’ Untitled - Part 2

Tracks two and three...

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