Lit City Trax is a New York-based record label that happens to throw some of the city's best parties. Founded in 2011 by Jamie Imanian-Friedman, also known as performer J-CUSH, the label puts out a steady stream of artists pushing past the edges of dance music. DJ Rashad, who tragically passed away ... More >>
You can't kill him, motherfucker. As long as there's been a mobilized modern indie-rap movement, there's been Sage Francis. But before the worldwide touring, battle accolades and, as Chuck D referred to it, the "private Idaho" Sage has created for himself, the Providence, Rhode Island native predic ... More >>
Happily, New York gets some more South African food
At Kaia, your bunny chow comes with a full range of chutneys and other condiments. It sounds really playful, doesn't it? But the South African specialty of bunny chow has some darker underpinnings. A specialty of the city of Durban, and specifically of the ethnically Indian population there, it co ... More >>
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The Lower East Side greets a South African restaurant
The funny thing about bunny chow is that it is hardly rabbit food. Also, it does not contain bunny. Instead, it is an ingenious South African fast food consisting of a hollowed-out hunk of bread filled with curry, and topped with the scooped-out bread innards and chutney. It bears some resem ... More >>
President Obama's list of 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom winners came out yesterday, and rightbloggers have had some time to snarl over it. There is plenty there to exercise them. The list includes Harvey Milk (a homosexual!), Dr. Joseph Medicine Crow (an injun!), Rev. Joseph Lowery (a civil-rig ... More >>
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