On Sunday, Wale, Fabolous, and Big Sean performed at the Barclays Center as part of the celebrity basketball challenge. With the three performing in a venue that a rap artist help build, it's a reminder of the long and storied history rap and basketball have had together -- hip-hop and hoops have pr ... More >>
In June of this year, the Voice unfolded the curious tale of Ken Tarr, a 32-year-old serially unemployed Los Angeles man who found his true calling as a reality TV scam artist. Tarr managed to talk himself onto eight different reality shows, playing a variety of outsized characters: an inebriated "G ... More >>
And why arent more Mexis part of the middle class?
Did you hear about the USC college students caught having sex on the rooftop of Waite Phillips Hall, a venerable university building? Someone stayed around to take photos (a lot of photos) amid all the shock and horror and how dare they?! On the roof of a building, in front of God and everyon ... More >>
via ereaderchat.comThe Amazon Kindle is kind of amazing. At the risk of sounding cheesy, you can get everything on there! Books, magazines, blogs, etc; all there on your shiny white screen! CNN explained yesterday why Amazon should just start giving the things away for free and hints that Jef ... More >>
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