David Mamet on Talk of the Nation: whether his aphorisms are meaningful or meaningless, they are always delightful. Mamet to listener: “that’s a little bit sophist of you, and I honor you for it.” He also explains why “Galaxy Quest” is a perfect movie.
“Vaudeville legend” Count Arthur Strong on the BBC2: FUNNIEST THING EVER
Sly & the Family Stone albums to be re-issued on CD
New Kweli & Hi-Tek – “More or Less”
Mind-blowing footage of the GFOS performing a medley anchored by Sex Machine in 1971
New Killer Mike street album – “Skulls & Roses”
Alternate versions of the Mr. Show theme (which has always creeped me out, by the way)
MTV’s “My Block: Virginia” (that Sway does good work sometimes)
I guest-host the Six Apart podcast, and interview author Kevin Shay.
Is Scott Storch seriously rapping? On a diss track to Timbaland? This can’t be real, can it? This is some sort of nightmare, right?
Very interesting review of Jen Kirkman’s CD “Self-Help”