July 22, 2014

The Winner in the War Against Global Warming: Big Fur

Although our solution to global warming has tended on the side of practical—we just remove a layer of clothing during the winter—not everybody chooses such a simplistic approach. Many people are adopting more high-minded ways of assuring the ...

Be Like Tiger….Sort Of

We’re not big fans of golf, but we couldn’t help but notice Tiger Woods’ game at the Masters last week oozed inconsistence. His ball striking was wild, often too far right (like Sean Hannity right), and he missed shots with regularity. Woods ...

RIP: Gang Starr's Guru

Guru, a.k.a. Keith Elam, one-half of legendary rap duo Gang Starr, died of cancer yesterday in New York. He was 43. The Boston-born rapper’s longtime partner, Solar, issued an “official” statement. “The world has lost one of ...

Can a Volcano Stop the Music?

This is not a NASCAR Race The phrase, “When Iceland sneezes, the world catches a cold,” made its debut this past weekend, as the lusty volcano spewed its ashes over most of Europe, grounding flights and, in many cases, stopping the music. For ...

DJ Jazzy Jeff Will Help You with Your Taxes

H&R Block-rockin beats Jazzy Jeff, legendary provocateur behind the decks, Godfather of the transformer scratch, pop culture icon with that Smith fellow, and now–a tax deduction. Not that anyone’s written him off before. Of course, ...

Breaking: Z-Trip No Longer Broken, Coachella Awaits

Z-Trip has healed from a snowboarding injury in time for his Coachella set, this Saturday in the Sahara Tent at 10:30 pm. The winner of our “America’s Best DJ” award, and this month’s cover story, Z offers inspiration for anyone trying to ...

Wal-Mart Plays Evil—and You Can, Too

Looking for a strategy for business success? Follow the Big Dogs. Last week, Wal-Mart announced it was cutting prices on thousands of products in every one of its 3,700 stores. How? Cost-cutting, including combining shipments so its trucks carry ...