PUFF JOHNSON, 1972-2013

Hearing about the world losing modern Soul singer Puff Johnson to cercical cancer reminds me of a time during the 90’s where Rap music had no problems breathing if attention was oxygen, and the finishing touches were being placed on taming Alternative Rock for its transition to the mainstream. In contrast the mindshare of Jazz bordered […]

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EGYPT’S LATEST REVOLUTION

  I’m not near my laptop at the moment, so I’ll post my thoughts about Mohamed Morsi’s forced departure from Egypt’s presidency and the country’s broader problems from my mobile phone. I get how Americans — with the mainstream media’s help — are pretty shocked over the idea that Egypt’s military can arrest Morsi and […]

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PAULA DEEN CAN’T HELP IT!

  Before we group-hug Paula Deen and say “We understand” how her admittedly bigoted behavior (link – pay special attention to pages 124-129) is the result of her unfortunate status as a relic of a different time in America—and how her racial framework is lost in the social dynamics of 2013&mfash;let’s consider how Deen has been capable of […]

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