Monthly Archives: February 2013

Favorite Things and 2 Chainz

Every now and then, an artist / group / band comes out with a song that is not only a huge hit, but provides an anecdote of sorts that becomes adopted by the masses to display preferences, feelings, favorite things, etc. Continue reading

The Top Ten Vintage NBA Jerseys

I’m not much of a ‘jersey wearer’, to be quite honest.  What I mean is that I only wear jerseys when cheering for my sports teams, but aside from that, I don’t include jerseys as part of my fashion wardrobe.  In addition, I’ve never really been able to pull off the ‘basketball-jersey-with-no-shirt-underneath’ look (I’m a proponent of T-shirts underneath basketball jerseys as long as they’re not large than a normal T-shirt one would wear). Continue reading

Breaking Down the Darrelle Revis vs. Richard Sherman Twitter Feud

On February 20th, Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman and NY Jets CB Darrelle Revis engaged in an old-fashioned Twitter war.  Why?  Because that’s what professional athletes sometimes do.  Especially NFL corners.  Especially NFL corners with big mouths.  And Richard Sherman doesn’t NOT like to talk trash. Continue reading

Brandon University’s Head Basketball Coach Just Gets Buckets

For the next few minutes, let’s pretend you aren’t who you really are.  Instead, let’s pretend you attend college at Brandon University in the lovely Canadian province of Manitoba.  You’re a dedicated, hard-working student, who is studying for his Bachelors in Physical Education, which costs you roughly CAD 4,000 per semester (that’s Canadian dollars, which currently are approximately 1.07% cooler / more valuable than American dollars). Continue reading

The Harlem Shake – A (Not So) Scientific Analysis

According to its Wikipedia page, the ‘Harlem Shake’ internet meme emerged on February 2nd with a video uploaded to YouTube by user TheSunnyCoastSkate.  The format of the video is simple: Continue reading

Music Video Running Diary: Kendrick Lamar – “Backseat Freestyle”

Kendrick Lamar is arguably one of the hottest hip-hop artists around today.  Following his incredible 2012 album, good kid, m.A.A.d city, Lamar released a music video for the single “Backseat Freestyle”.  Today we’ll give this video a watch in order to analyze its artistic merits, as well as understand what it means and what artistic message Kendrick is trying to send us.

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