Archive for 'My Faves'

Holy Grail or Fail: Rap Music Fans Still Win

Holy Grail or Fail: Rap Music Fans Still Win

So, the battle over whether Magna Carta is the holy grail or a holey fail rages on. Jay-Z supporters scoff at the “haters” who don’t understand the rapper is a “business, man” who managed to go [...]

It’s Truesday: “At Last” True Blood Recap

It’s Truesday: “At Last” True Blood Recap

“True Blood” is getting a sight better.  Billith is still annoying and I’m still not buying Pam and Tara as a couple.  Lafayette is clearly being cheated out of screen time.  But Sookie isn’t anywhere near [...]

“True Blood” Analysis: “The Sun”

“True Blood” Analysis: “The Sun”

Is it just me or does “True Blood” seem sillier and more rudderless than usual? I am still trying to decide whether it’s the show or that perhaps my tastes have been heightened by its recently [...]

Ghostface’s 12 Reasons to Die & Other Amazing Concept Albums

Ghostface’s 12 Reasons to Die & Other Amazing Concept Albums

Gawd bless the Ghostface Killah for rescuing music from mediocrity.  Again. Tony Starks just officially released “12 Reasons to Die,” a collaboration with composer Adrian Younge that tells the story of a vengeful, murdered man who [...]

Guide to Puerto Rico: Eat, Stay, Love

Guide to Puerto Rico: Eat, Stay, Love

Traveling is one of my passions, and my longtime road companion is my younger sister/BFF, Kozi. From hitting Toronto every year for Caribana to our escapades at the Essence festival in New Orleans, our MO is [...]