Black Unity

Chi Town Graffiti

When I took a course on the relationship between music and politics last year, I got the opportunity to write a two thousand word essay on my choice of topic related to the course.  I decided to write about the transition and differences between what Hip Hop/Rap was in the beginning and what it is today….

Aux – Warning – Incubus

Incubus Album Cover

Warning, by Incubus, is a rock song about a woman who woke up one day realizing that she “called out a warning” and let life pass her by.  In summary, it drives the point that you should be yourself and make the most of your life every day. “Count your blessings” “Don’t ever let life…

5 Reasons To Use Ubuntu Studio

Ubuntu Studio logo with tabs in background

Linux Ubuntu Studio is open source, completely free, and an awesome Linux distro for anyone that works with music, graphics, and videos. Here are five quick reason to try Ubuntu Studio. 1. Creative applications Over a dozen open source programs for artistry are pre-installed, though you can change that pre-installation – graphic design, photography, video editing,…

Alive (2002)

alive movie cover

Okay, this is another jacked up Japanese movie, similar to Audition and Grotesque. Unlike those two movies, I was ready for this two hour long movie to end around the 60 minute mark. **SPOILER ALERT slash pathetic attempt at a sypnosis** This movie starts off with a death row inmate named Tenshu surviving the electric chair…

5 Things I Learned from Using Google Ads

Ads written in many fonts

1. The average viewer despises it We’re all used to seeing ads on a webpage’s header, right side, and footer. However, because of the ever-increasing amount of malware and hacking stories, text ads especially are assumed as malicious – because “better safe than sorry.” This is why browser plugins which block and hide ads such as Ghostery and Privacy…

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In The Army Now (1994)

In The Army Now Movie

I asked Rallypoint about the movie before watching it. The opinions on the movie seemed very balanced between yes and no. I’m giving it a nope. While Pauly Shore did have a few really funny moments, I didn’t consider the movie consistent with humor. Many times, the things he does are simply annoying. Anyways. . ….