You already know this: while earning your college degree was informative and pleasant enough, plenty of us head in a different direction. Or maybe the experience wasn’t so awesome or helpful, but we’re sticking, steadfast and stubborn, to what we set out for in the first place. Joshua Miller, the executive director and founder of [...]
Spend some time on the social justice/feminist web — or really, just on Facebook — and you’ll likely come across this image featuring Iggy Pop in a halter dress, toting a Lady Dior snakeskin bag. It’s inspiring, to be sure, and certainly sounds like something Iggy would say; if there ‘s an American rock and [...]
You may have seen T-shirts bearing the Vinyl Militia insignia at Radio-Active Records and mistook the actual Vinyl Militia for record-lovers like yourself. It’s not a completely incorrect assumption, considering longtime vinyl fanatic Mike Kennedy is the founder – but it is a proper online forum for true audiophiles, not simply a local, loose collective [...]
So you have the best band in the world, you’re going to rise to the top of the rap game, or you are totally going to boast a residency in Ibiza by next summer. And you think everyone needs to know this and write about it immediately. Great! Belief in yourself is an important ingredient [...]
Russell Simmons’ Global Grind post this past Tuesday, which urged a mass of unnamed rappers and entertainers to “Get Off Rihanna’s Dick,” has taken on an Internet life of its own. We dubbed Simmons’ the pop and hip-hop world’s first unwitting marquee-name feminist for his takedown of the criticism over what Rihanna may or may [...]
For a musician, there’s perhaps no loftier public-eye crowning than a Sasha Frere-Jones think piece in The New Yorker. With the magazine’s well-educated, but vast audience, you have to make a pretty big, criticism-worthy splash to warrant appearing within its table of contents. So can this week’s issue, featuring a new SFJ profile of Rick [...]
With PureHoney Magazine, Thehoneycomb.com and PureHoneyTV, among other ventures, long-time local promoter Steve Rullman has carved his niche.