Pusha T Vice Autobiographies

Early indications were 2015 belonged to Big Sean with the noise Dark Sky Paradise was making. That album is fantastic and doesn’t disappoint. This year…2016 Pusha T is putting the free market on notice with King Push – Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude to…King Push. Which should be out sometime this year.

As such you have to let the people who you are before they can give you a thumbs up or thumbs down in the Show Business arena.

Vice launched Autobiographies a new series that wants to know more about the magic trick than the magic.

Upcoming guests include Vince Staples, Cillian Murphy, Empress Of, Jackie Cruz, Ty Dolla $ign, Joshua Oppenheimer, Alex G, A$AP Ferg, Wilson Tang, Bully, Bubba Wallace, D.R.A.M., Venus X

Not a lot there for me; I’m happy Pusha’s episode kicks it off…doubtful I’ll be back.

Nothing about G.O.O.D., nothing about Kanye, nothing current. It’s all a old school…friends with Pharell. Fair I guess; you have to know where you’ve been before you can share where you’re going.

Ziggy Was Here January 8, 1947 – January 10, 2016

Illuminated Chronicles: Pusha T Vice Autobiographies

Early indications were 2015 belonged to Big Sean with the noise Dark Sky Paradise was making. That album is fantastic and doesn’t disappoint. This year…2016 Pusha T is putting the free market on notice with King Push – Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude to…King Push. Which should be out sometime this year.

As such you have to let the people who you are before they can give you a thumbs up or thumbs down in the Show Business arena.

Vice launched Autobiographies a new series that wants to know more about the magic trick than the magic.

Upcoming guests include Vince Staples, Cillian Murphy, Empress Of, Jackie Cruz, Ty Dolla $ign, Joshua Oppenheimer, Alex G, A$AP Ferg, Wilson Tang, Bully, Bubba Wallace, D.R.A.M., Venus X

Not a lot there for me; I’m happy Pusha’s episode kicks it off…doubtful I’ll be back.

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Host Haiku In Session With Girth…Laila Biali

As inspired by listening to Laila Biali & The Radiance Project’s House of Many Rooms:

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Host Haiku In Session With Girth…Laila Biali

As inspired by listening to Laila Biali & The Radiance Project’s House of Many Rooms

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Host Haiku In Session With…Laila Biali

As inspired by listening to Laila Biali & The Radiance Project’s House of Many Rooms

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Hidden Gem: Saul Williams “The Noise Came From Here”

2016 starts with an emphatic and fantastic bang with the release of Saul Williams’ MartyrLoserKing on January 29. Here is The Noise Came From Here one of 3 or 4 singles he’s released online to promote the album:

Did you see Saul Williams when he opened for k-os on November 20, 2015?

Like a lone warrior he came out onto the stage clutching ideas and offering sharpened words assembled into images like a weapon. As Doctor Who said to Shakespeare (no less): “Oh yeah, but the theatre’s magic, isn’t it? You should know. Stand on this stage, say the right words with the right emphasis at the right time. Oh, you can make men weep.”

Saul Williams recited poetry, performed an a cappella version of Black Stacey, recited from his new book US (a.) and told witty stories like how he met k-os. A stirring powerful presence his performance instantly captivated the audience. Which you have to admit is rather difficult to do so well in this era of distraction and demands.

MartyrLoserKing is the fifth studio album from
musician
actor
poet
activist
Saul Williams

Now that’s a business card!
Fun Facts

  • Saul Williams has worked with Trent Reznor in the past…hopefully Trent will show up on the new album

  • MartyrLoserKing was recorded with She Wants Revenge member Justin Warfield (remember them!)

  • You can hear Saul Williams’ List of Demands on this Nike Commercial: My Better Is Better Than Your Better

Ziggy Was Here January 8, 1947 – January 10, 2016

Hidden Gem: Saul Williams “The Noise Came From Here”

2016 starts with an emphatic and fantastic bang with the release of Saul Williams’ MartyrLoserKing on January 29. Here is The Noise Came From Here one of 3 or 4 singles he’s released online to promote the album:

Did you see Saul Williams when he opened for k-os on November 20, 2015?

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Trailer Alert: The X-Files Returns!

Tonight…set your VCR (#SetTheVCR) for 10:00-11:00 PM EST for X-Files returns! Cue the undead hand punching its way out of the grave: may God have mercy on our souls. Like using Tinder as a dating app…oh how I want to believe this will be good.

I fear revivals like a monster of the week and yet like a Lone Gunman I’m compelled to check it out and get to the truth. Problem is I trust no one. Hopefully it’s not a Fluke…man. (That was the last one, I’m done now).

It’s been thirteen years since the original series run: want to feel old?

The show started in 1993 on Fox…that is after Fox cancelled 21 Jump Street (in 1990) and before starting Sliders (in 1995): X-Files was sandwiched between Fox’s 90s “must see tv” like Married… with Children, The Simpsons, In Living Color, Party of Five and of course…Beverly Hills, 90210 (Mulder was exploring government conspiracies opposite of the way Donna was not exploring sex).

Actually by the time the series went off the air Mulder had sent only 1 text message (9 seasons…202 episodes and 1 measly text message). Now we have the Internet…hackers, Anonymous, wikileaks, NSA spying on us, drones, selfie sticks, mobile phones…a veritable X-Files playground of paranoia. Shame they can’t also bring back William Gibson for another go.

Following tonight’s episode we only get 5 more…Episode 2 is tomorrow night Monday, January 25 at 8:00PM EST and it’ll air on Monday nights until it’s all gone.

The first and the 6th episode are mythology episodes while 2 through 5 are supposedly are stand alones.

But! The entire gang is back…well except for The Flukeman (thankfully too: I’m cool with not having night terrors for a month).

In Front of the Camera:

  • David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson (of course…)

  • Mitch Pileggi as Skinner (no confirmation if his briefs are back as well…)

  • William B. Davis as The Smoking Man (hopefully he’s still kickin it old school and not on e-cigarettes…)

  • Annabeth Gish as Monica Reyes (from near the end!)

  • The Lonegun Men (nerds!)

  • and most importantly…Vancouver/B.C. is back! (Yes. Sorry not sorry L.A.)

Behind The Camera:

  • Chris Carter (wrote & directed 3 new episodes)

  • Glen Morgan (wrote & directed 1 new episode)

  • Darin Morgan (wrote & directed 1 new episode)

  • James Wong (wrote & directed 1 new episode)

Even Kumail Nanjiani who hosts an X-Files podcast shows up in Episode 3:
It’s a party and we’re all invited.
Many will come, not all with survive.

Sammy’s Status: Please Don’t Suck!

Ziggy Was Here January 8, 1947 – January 10, 2016

Trailer Alert: The X-Files Returns!

Tonight…set your VCR (#SetTheVCR) for 10:00-11:00 PM EST for X-Files returns! Cue the undead hand punching its way out of the grave: may God have mercy on our souls. Like using Tinder as a dating app…oh how I want to believe this will be good.

I fear revivals like a monster of the week and yet like a Lone Gunman I’m compelled to check it out and get to the truth. Problem is I trust no one. Hopefully it’s not a Fluke…man. (That was the last one, I’m done now).

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Netflix’s Comic Book Guy

Like the way you increase/decrease your security settings with a pop up blocker Netflix should allow viewers to increase their movie recommending algorithm up to video store clerk snobbery status…just like having The Simpson’s Comic Book Guy in your ipad:

from

Mild Disgust Setting: “Really?” when you select a “guilty pleasure”

to…

Belligerent Contempt Setting: “Did your mother drop you a lot as a small child? You idiot: if you watch this they’ll think it’s popular and make a sequel. Is that what you want? You want to ruin society because you have lousy taste?”

A Belligerent Anniversary Setting would be beneficial too: “Hey jerkoff one year ago today you watched that Kate Hudson movie and blamed it on breaking up with Stephanie. You ever think if you had better movie taste women wouldn’t leave you?”

The Netflix algorithm it’s too polite which makes it unhelpful for modern society.

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