Bits

Published on December 27th, 2019

Hip-hop, at its core, is a boisterous release of etheric enlightenment. The genre was born from forefathers who, in an instant, altered the entire landscape »

Published on December 27th, 2019

As Joy Division they helped to define what post-punk would be in a world still coping with the first wave of punk, and in the »

Published on December 27th, 2019

When something goes well, like say, a movie, the parties responsible tend to want a follow-up. A sequel if you will. That can take some »

Published on December 26th, 2019

South Florida is internationally known for its sunlit splendor. But nights on the ocean here have their own dark charms. For close to three decades, »

Published on December 24th, 2019

Home to the fictional Dunder Mifflin paper company’s loony denizens and immortalized in Harry Chapin’s 1974 “30,000 Pounds of Bananas” song about the 1965 trucking »

Published on December 2nd, 2019

Inventor Ray Kurzweil has predicted that by 2030 nanobots injected directly into our bodies will hardwire every human into the Web. It may sound like »

Published on December 1st, 2019

The woman born Madonna Louise Ciccone in suburban Michigan in the late 1950s is heading back to Miami on her 11th world tour as the »

Published on December 1st, 2019

Sailor Poon take the worn-out patriarchal aspects of punk and rock ’n’ roll, strip them bare, smear their faces with decades-old lip gloss that was »

Published on November 30th, 2019

Filmmaker Juzo Itami’s 1985 cinematic love poem, “Tampopo,” is a celebration of ramen and Japan’s food culture. The film follows the trials and tribulations of »

Published on November 30th, 2019

Rhye is an indie pop and r&b collective started and fronted by Canadian musician Michael Milosh, originally in conjunction with Robin Hannibal. Hannibal was a »

Published on November 29th, 2019

The internet recently wondered why Paula Deen was still – after numerous racial gaffes – associated with Southern cuisine. A fair question, and a reminder »

Published on November 28th, 2019

The early aughts saw a huge shift in the music landscape. Factions such as pop, metal and hip hop were no longer existing just in »