Magma’s Otis. I’d love to tell you more about it, but I think it might be smarter just to let singer Christian Vander explain it to you — in Kobaïan, the language he created specifically for Magma. Press play and enjoy.
There aren’t many performances in TV history more memorable than Idris Elba’s turn as Baltimore drug czar Stringer Bell on The Wire. So I was thrilled to discover Luther, the BBC show that flips Elba from robber to cop, on Netflix Instant. Set in London, Luther finds the British actor back in his hometown playing […]
Pusha T is far and away my favorite rapper out there right now. You probably know him from the records he made with his duo, Clipse. Since then, he’s been brought into the GOOD Music fold by Kanye and I’m psyched to be seeing him get even more exposure than ever. His Fear of God mixtape has been getting me through the summer. Can’t wait for Fear of God 2.
Some gents I know are finishing up a documentary on one of my personal inspirations, writer/editor, George Plimpton. The godfather of participatory journalism, he pitched against Willie Mays, tended goal for the Bruins, and ran the floor with Bill Russell and the Celtics, all while editing the Paris Review and maintaining his status as NYC’s […]