December 2016

Top 16 Albums of 2016

December 30, 2016

A few years back I wrote a post about the best albums of that year. I called it the Top 9 Albums of ’09 and unknowingly started a tradition. Every year now, I have to add one more album to the list. This year, I had no problem finding 16 [Keep Reading]

End of the Year Hip Hop Anonymous Bash

December 29, 2016

We are closing off the year with one more edition of Hip Hop Anonymous featuring performances by Tempomental, Sankdafied, Typewriters, Laura Leger, Traffimatics, KRouge, Revelated Me, and T Will. There will also be a beat showcase by AdD. DJ Chase [Keep Reading]

Star Trek Dropped the Ball in 2016

December 28, 2016

2016 marked the 50th Anniversary of the biggest science fiction franchise of all-time. I was really looking forward to a year-long celebration of all things Trek. Unfortunately, those in charge of Star Trek dropped the ball, the anniversary passed [Keep Reading]

Star Trek Revisited and Reinterpreted

December 27, 2016

Star Trek: The New Adventures – Volume 2 The first volume of this graphic novel series didn’t sit right with me. I was pretty harsh in my review of it. In fact, I recommended skipping the title altogether. It was advice that even I [Keep Reading]

A Chase March Hip-Hop Christmas Mix

December 24, 2016

I did this mix of underground Christmas-themed hip-hop live on the radio Monday night. I get tired of the same-old, same-old Christmas music every year. That’s why I did some digging and found some new and new-to-me tunes to spin. Merry [Keep Reading]

The King of Rock-Bottom

December 23, 2016

Ten Ways to Not Commit Suicide by Darryl McDaniels (DMC) I am a huge Run-DMC fan. They are my all-time favourite group. So when I saw this book at the public library, I knew I had to pick it up. I had heard DMC talking about this book on the radio, [Keep Reading]

Failure Breeds? Doesn’t it?

December 19, 2016

Life Lessons from a Total Failure by M.J. Dougherty M.J. Dougherty has certainly had his share of ups and downs. He’s not afraid to open up and tell us about them in his new memoir, Life Lessons from a Total Failure. I can relate to feeling [Keep Reading]

Truth Found in an Ancient Manuscript

December 17, 2016

Manuscript Found in Accra by Paulo Coelho Words have power. They have the power to inspire, to educate, to entertain, and they even have a calming quality that can make a anxious time more bearable. Perhaps that is why a group of people gathered [Keep Reading]
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