Dear Mama: From Hip Hop With Love

From the two that have seemed to become the mothers of hip hop, Afeni Shakur and Voletta Wallace, to Debbie Mathers, topics of moms and motherhood have been a mainstay in hip hop. So, for your listening pleasur...

Read Alert: Download at the Digital Library

Now that I'm on-board with this whole e-reader thing, I'm discovering all sorts of neat stuff. Here's one particularly fascinating tidbit: Did you know that you can check-out digital library books on your smart...

Funky Features: *LOL* Caricature Co.

In this day and age, as technology becomes increasingly better (and, I might add, more and more expensive), what can’t keep up gets left behind. The sometimes forgotten art of caricaturing isn’t going anywhere ...

Hump Days: Selling Sex

You’d have to be living on a desert island not to have heard or seen something about the Secret Service prostitution debacle in Colombia over the past few weeks. Since the topic’s already been discussed ad naus...

Style Porn: Spotlight on Art and Fashion

Art and fashion often go hand-in-hand, and these two loves are being drawn together once again at the Santa Fe by Design fashion show. Taking place on May 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Hangar 41 Art Gallery, t...

Soundcloud Gems: The Always Unprofessional

If you put a poppier Bob Dylan in a room with a less reflective Leonard Cohen that was biding his time chewing on a Jayhawks record, the musical meanderings of The Always Unprofessional might lope out at the en...

CandiDates: Stuck in Suck

It’s no surprise that all new relationships eventually experience the slow fade of the honeymoon stage. Dates out become dinners in, fancy gifts take a backseat to everyday expenses, and surprise trips turn int...

RIP Beastie Boys’ MCA

It's a sad day for music fans today as Adam "MCA" Yauch passed away at the age of 47. If you haven't heard of MCA or the Beastie Boys, I imagine you've been incarcerated in Joe Arpaio's "Tent City" since '86...