April 2012

Why Would Anyone Buy a Book?

April 30, 2012

I read this on Nathan Bransford’s blog as part of his regular feature, This Week in Books Meanwhile, publishing industry sage Mike Shatzkin has some very helpful context on why publishers are so reluctant to let libraries lend e-books. [Keep Reading]

The Word is Bond Weekly Podcast (The First 5)

April 29, 2012

Recently, The Word is Bond redesigned their entire website to help bring you the best in underground hip-hop. There are daily news articles, album reviews, music videos, interviews, editorials, and much, much more. It really is an excellent online [Keep Reading]

DOPEfm Old School Mix (Free Download)

April 28, 2012

Here’s an old school hip-hop mix for you to enjoy. Download it for free, play it straight through, or skip through the tracks. This mix really bumps. Every song is mixed and blended together. It features music from Run-DMC, K-Solo, O.C., Nice [Keep Reading]

Chasing Content – April 2007

April 23, 2012

I’m still working on making a “Best Of” post for every single month I’ve blogged. To that end, I thought I would serve you up a second edition of Chasing Content this month. This way we can look back at what I was doing five [Keep Reading]

A Novel a Month

April 21, 2012

I am continuing to document everything I read over the course of this year. So far, I have grouped my posts by theme; Hip-Hop Memoirs, Graphic Novels, and now here are the novels I have read in addition to The Hunger Games . . . School of Essential [Keep Reading]

I’m a DJ Hero

April 19, 2012

Look what I found for $10 at the Giant Tiger! It’s DJ Hero for the Nintendo Wii. I really like how much it looks and feels like a turntable a scratch deejay would use. And I love that it was on sale for a fraction of the original cost. Here is [Keep Reading]

Let the Smartboard be Your Artist

April 17, 2012

A Smartboard is a great tool to have in the classroom. It lets us do much more than a regular blackboard or whiteboard. Today, I am going to show you how to use the built-in picture library. Say you wanted to get an image of a soccer player for a [Keep Reading]
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