Distractions…

Shaw, Marlena. California Soul (Diplo/Mad Decent Remix). Marlena Shaw. Diplo, Mad Decent, 2008. MP3. I woke up with the classic tune from Marlena Shaw (1969) floating in my head.  Most people are familiar with the 2011 remix featuring Ya Boy which showed up on The Lincoln Lawyer Soundtrack.  There was actually another remix done a […]

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Nope!

  Watch in disbelief as a small plane takes out a set of traffic lights as it crashes right before a group of cars stopped at a light.  Watch the fiery flames ensue.  Watch the driver in the Toyota RAV4 hit the Nope Button and quickly book it out of there… And rightly so… Nope! […]

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13 Reason Why, What?

  It was right around Tape 2, Side A (Episode 3 for normal people) when I started having serious issues with Netflix’s production of 13 Reasons Why.  Granted I know I’m not the target audience for this sort of thing, but with all the retro 1980’s music (I lived through the 80’s, WTF!?) being played […]

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Distractions…

  Appropriately placed, it’s De La Soul’s 1989 hit Me, Myself and I.  Don’t fret, sop it up with a biscuit!  And as a bonus, I’ve included from the 12 Inch release the track Ain’t Hip To Be Labeled A Hippie.   Its basis comes from the break in Me, Myself and I.  I wore […]

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Distractions…

Negro, Helado. It’s My Brown Skin. Helado Negro. Robert Carlos Lang, 2016. MP3. I’ve been bouncing this track from YouTube since late last week.  I discovered Helado Negro after listening to the S-Town (read that as Shit Town) podcast produced by the team behind This American Life (National Public Radio).  I’ll talk more about the […]

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