January 2011

Latest Daredevil Find

January 17, 2011

I picked up a few new figures for my Daredevil collection.  It’s a little known fact but Daredevil’s original costume was yellow. I’ve wanted a Yellow Daredevil figure to add to my collection for quite some time. This weekend, [Keep Reading]

Beatboxing is an Art

January 15, 2011

Biz Markie was beatboxing before he was rapping. Most of us are familiar with his classic song “Just a Friend” but I’d like to play for you the way he can “Make the Music” with his mouth. That was Biz Markie “Make the Music With Your [Keep Reading]

Know Your History: Episode 10 The Beatbox

January 14, 2011

Welcome to Know Your History, your monthly dose of hip-hop knowledge. Today we are going to explore the fifth element of hip-hop, the art of beatboxing. Beatboxing joined the culture of hip-hop quite early. It can’t be credited to a single [Keep Reading]

DOPEfm 2010 Tribute Mix (free download)

January 12, 2011

It was a bit late this year but we finally have Gamma Krush’s Tribute to 2010. You can download Part 1 and Part 2 for free or stream it with the player below. I know that I will be bumping these tunes for weeks to come. Listen to DOPEfm live [Keep Reading]

The What-if Activity

January 11, 2011

Image by Team Tanenbaum via Flickr “Ask your students this question: What would you do if someone gave you a hundred dollars?   If you’re doing this with teenagers, make the amount a thousand dollars. Ask them to write down their [Keep Reading]

A Proud Goofy Foot

January 9, 2011

Image via Wikipedia When I first started skateboarding, I really didn’t know much about the sport. We didn’t have the X-games. Skateboarding wasn’t covered by television stations. Skateboarding magazines weren’t popular or [Keep Reading]

Breakdancing in an Art!

January 8, 2011

Image via Wikipedia Afrika Bambaataa is one of the pioneers of breakdancing. He saw dancing as a way for young people to get together and accomplish something positive. To that end, he started one of the first breakdancing crews, The Zulu Kings. [Keep Reading]

Know Your History: Episode 9 – Breakdancing

January 7, 2011

What you need to do right now is to clear a spot on your kitchen floor, on your living room floor if you’ve got hardwood, or if you only have carpet, put some cardboard down and get ready because this is the breakdance edition of Know Your [Keep Reading]

The Promise (500 Days)

January 5, 2011

Over a year ago I read a blog post from Sean Platt aka Writer Dad that has stuck with me. He asked us if we believed in soul mates? I answered a wholehearted, “Yes!” before I read any further. I’ve always felt like there was [Keep Reading]

To Call or Not to Call

January 4, 2011

Image via Wikipedia I took it slow on my way to work this morning. The roads were a bit slippery and I didn’t want to go for a slide. I kept both hands on the steering wheel and checked my mirrors frequently.  It took me a little [Keep Reading]
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