January 2016

Birthday Beat Down TONIGHT!

January 30, 2016

Tonight, we will be celebrating Danny Gable‘s birthday in true hip-hop style. He does a lot for the local music scene and promotes shows that enrich the culture. Let’s wish him all the best by attending this amazing event. Not only do [Keep Reading]

Know Your History – Swearing in Hip-Hop

January 29, 2016

Welcome to Know Your History, your monthly dose of hip-hop knowledge. Be forewarned that there is a lot of cursing in today’s episode as we explore swearing in hip-hop. We’ll listen to a sound clip from a movie, a few interview clips, and [Keep Reading]

The Superior Spider-Man Is . . .

January 27, 2016

The first four volumes of Superior Spider-Man were very well done and I thoroughly enjoyed them. These last two issues bring the story to its natural conclusion. Superior Spider-Man: Volume 5: Superior Venom Flash Thompson has been able to use drugs [Keep Reading]

My Current DJ Set-Up

January 25, 2016

Here is my current DJ set-up. I have it housed on a farily ugly table. Covering it with a blanket allows me store things underneath it out of sight. This is power supply. It is much better than a simple power-bar. It has a battery built into it and [Keep Reading]

How to Properly Reboot a Franchise

January 23, 2016

Star Wars tried to rebuild their franchise with the prequel trilogy but those films were flawed and didn’t gain a lot of traction with fans. Fans have loved the books, animated television shows, and comics for years now. It was finally the [Keep Reading]

Miles Morales is Back as Spider-Man

January 20, 2016

The first series featuring Miles Morales as Spider-Man was brilliant. I did not want to see come to an end. Thankfully, we got a second series featuring the new web-crawler. Miles Morales: The Ultimate Spider-Man – Volume 1: Revivial It [Keep Reading]

8 Online Tools for Students and Educators

January 19, 2016

Someone approached me and asked to contribute a guest post for my Teaching Tip Tuesday series. Over the years, I have had some great tips submitted from readers all over the globe. I found out that this latest one though was a thinly veiled attempt [Keep Reading]

My List of 2016 Reads

January 17, 2016

I like to keep a detailed reading log. It’s always nice to look back at what I have read over the course of the year. If this year, follows the pattern I have established in the past four, I will read close to 60 titles this year that will [Keep Reading]

Classic Material: The Hip-Hop Album Guide

January 15, 2016

Classic Material: The Hip-Hop Album Guide edited by Oliver Wang This book contains intelligent writing on over 60 classic hip-hop albums from 20 different music journalists and experts. It spans 20 years of hip-hop history and does so in a very [Keep Reading]
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