"Reality rap" was once a phrase invoked by gangsta rappers to defend their music against moral outcry from the mainstream media and pesky suburban dwellers. These days, the term largely refers to the slew of emcees lining up to star in their own TV shows. While Boogie Down Productions associa ... More >>
America's safe for now because Gary Coleman is behind bars. The little guy with big problems is in the slammer in Utah, picked up on a domestic-violence warrant. Details not known, but last reports say he was still in jail despite a piddling bond. The warrant may involve the Diff'rent Strokes st ... More >>
The special guest line-up for this past weekend's Big Apple Comic Con read a lot like a wish list for VH1's The Surreal Life: classic TV-show refugees (Different Strokes' Todd Bridges, Silver Spoons' Erin Gray, Dukes of Hazzard's Tom Wopat); cartoony wrestlers (Ric Flair, The Iron Sheik, Bushwacke ... More >>
Meeting Mindy Cohn in Fort Greene. Side trip to Nashville.
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