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Podcast: Sa-Ra Creative Partners Interview

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Sa-Ra Creative partners are Taz Arnold, Shafiq Husayn, and Om'Mas Keith, three producer/performers out to revolutionize urban music. Mentored by Dr. Dre, Ice T and Jam Master Jay, admired by J Dilla, Kanye West and ?uestlove, and collaborators with Pharoahe Monch, Erykah Badu and Herbie Hancock, they certainly have a resume auspicious enough to do achieve that goal.

Their new CD, "The Hollywood Recordings," was just released by Babygrande Records, and they're currently preparing a major label release with the help of Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music label.

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Swedish Cuisine with Stefan Lawrence


Child: Mommy, where do sweet new logos come from?
Parent: From Stefan Lawrence, graphic designer and member of the sketch comedy group Elephant Larry, of course!

RIP to Charles Nelson Reilly

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A real showbiz legend. Above, he takes over the Match Game from Gene Rayburn.

(Thanks Patton!)

Lauryn Hill - Lose Myself


Lauryn's got a new track out, and no one seems to care.

It's good, though. I hope she starts making real records again.

Podcast: Jordan, Jesse GO! Eps. 24 & 24A: Mike Schmidt Party

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This week's Jordan, Jesse GO! is split into two portions for your enjoyment.

Jesse, Jordan and comedian Mike Schmidt are in a subway car. Their lives have changed recently -- Mike is no longer on the Never Not Funny podcast, Jordan went to Hawaii, Jesse got a dog and an El Camino.
Real Princesses
Discussion of My Little Pony.
Gym Stories
Mike tells us about the most horrible things that have happened at his gym.

Fights & Fighting

Mike tells us why he spent so much of his life getting in fights. Jesse talks about how he avoided them, except for the time he got punched in the face for no reason.
Discussion of a new face-off: Shia LaBouf vs. Boof Bonser
Ep 24 A

Star Wars

Jordan attended the Star Wars convention in LA, and has some thoughts. Jesse thinks there was a whole show he used to watch as a very small child about the Ewoks, but he can't remember.

Life's Funniest Moments

Mike discusses what it's like to write for a home video clip show, including a discussion of the stuff you cannot say on the WGN Superstation.


* Shia LaBouf or Boof Bonser?


"Hot Tubbin'" by Ashkon


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Total Annihilation of the Maker's Faire!


Yes! That's my brother Brendan rocking the Maker's Faire in the Bay Area last week. His band, Total Annihilation, annihilated the teeming thousands at the faire, ending with Brendan ripping out a guitar solo while squirming around on his back like an overturned tortoise of rock.

Here are some MP3s of the performance:
Jerk Busters
In N Out of Grace
Coffee Break
(Photo: Scott Beale / Laughing Squid)



TSOYA listener and Project Breakout finalist Kent Haines made his name with a series of college TV shows called "Elected," which he created with writing partner Matt Vascellaro. Their new project together is a series about college theater called "Upstaged." Check out the first episode above, and click here for more. And if you're a TV producer, give them a million dollars -- seriously, these guys just graduated from college this month.

Kanye West - "You Can't Tell Me Nothing"


You know why Hype Williams gets the big bucks to direct videos? He's amazing at it. This shit is beautiful to look at, is it not? I mean... completely without content, but fucking beautiful.

(spotted on Nah Right)

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