Monthly Archives: July 2014

Gucci Mane – The Oddfather Review

This has been a big year for Gucci Mane, but I’m not the first person to say it, nor is this the first year in which the Atlanta rapper’s presence and musical output have been a constant force in hip-hop. Despite having spent most of 2014 behind bars (first while awaiting trial on federal gun […]

5 Most Anticipated Movies of the Second Half of 2014

Though there are just a few precious months left in what has been a mostly humdrum year for movies, the upcoming fall movie season promises to be one of the best in recent memory. From a slew of comedy and action sequels–Dumb and Dumber To, Horrible Bosses 2, Hunger Games: Mockingjay, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, […]

The Importance of a New Young Jeezy Album

When Seen It All is released this September, the rapper known to his mother as Jay Jenkins will be a few weeks away from his 37th birthday. It’s been close to three years since Young Jeezy’s last album, TM:103, was released, and if he continues at this rate his sixth album will come out around […]

Owning a Paper Shredder

Once, I kept every document I received. Graded schoolwork would be stored in boxes alongside pencil drawings, newspaper clippings, bank statements and theater programs. These collections of forms, print-outs and writings would not be organized; rather, the contents were saved in case they might carry meaning or significance in the future. My closet swallowed the […]


In this increasingly crazy world full of Malaysian Airlines plane crashes and sectarian violence, where climate change and nuclear proliferation threaten to stamp out the social order as we know it , it is important that we all do what we can to combat the apathy that accompanies the fear of impending doom. This is our answer: A place to indulge in the […]