Monthly Archives: March 2011

Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) – Legalize It. Don’t Criticize It.

Some big news for potheads out of Colorado (well, DC, really): House Representative Jared Polis, a Democrat from Colorado, spoke out for marijuana legalization at an industry event at the National Press Club. This Raw Story article provides the following … Continue reading

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Wiz Khalifa – Damn It Feels Good To Be A Taylor (video)

So have you picked up your copy of Rolling Papers yet? Just got mine yesterday – walked 3.3 miles from my hotel to a Best Buy so I could pick it up for $7.99. I’m waiting to give it a … Continue reading

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Lupe Fiasco – The Show Goes On (video)

If you haven’t picked up Lupe Fiasco’s new record – Lasers – you should add it to your to do list. A lot of great tracks on Lasers, including this one – The Show Goes On. I usually find his … Continue reading

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ACLU: “Mississippi’s drug policy is wrongheaded and wasteful”

Anyone who has taken even a casual look at the War on Drugs here in the States should know that it is inherently racist. It’s not so much a War on Drugs as it is a War on Poor People. … Continue reading

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Elvis Costello plays Tennessee Jed on Spectacle

Got my tickets to see Elvis Costello at the Royal Oak Music Theatre on Monday, June 20th. Totally excited about it! Will post a review here after the show. In honor of this impending engagement, I’m posting one of my … Continue reading

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Pharoahe Monch – Push (2007)

I’ve been checking out a lot of Pharoahe Monch, in anticipation of his new record, W.A.R. This song, Push, is from his first album, Desire, which was released in 2007. It grabs you with that catchy horn hook, and I haven’t been … Continue reading

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National Cancer Institute: Marijuana Can Help Cancer Patients

According to a story at the Washington Independent, the National Cancer Institute is now saying marijuana has medicinal benefits for cancer patients. It’s the first federal agency to do so, though 15 states and the District of Columbia have legalized … Continue reading

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Big K.R.I.T. – Dreamin’

Big K.R.I.T. – King Remembered In Time – is the next big thing coming out of the South. He’s from Meridian, Missippi. At twenty four years old, he’s poised to make a significant imprint on hip hop. There just aren’t … Continue reading

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Bob Herbert’s Last Op-Ed for the Times – Losing our Way

In his last op-ed for The New York Times, Herbert offers a stinging indictment of American priorities: The U.S. has not just misplaced its priorities. When the most powerful country ever to inhabit the earth finds it so easy to … Continue reading

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May Erlewine & Seth Bernard – Ain’t No Sunshine – The Ark – March 24, 2011

I saw these guys at the Hoxeyville Music Festival last summer, and they were fantastic. They did a cover of Human Nature by Michael Jackson that was just a ton of fun. I was able to see them the other … Continue reading

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