People who find it easy to be supportive and understanding to others, it turns...– http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/02/28/go-easy-on-yourself-a-new-wave-of-research-urges/
Bruce Springsteen on Clarence Clemons →
senari: The Boss remembers the life of E Street Band legend Clarence Clemons aka the Big Man. RIP. This is a slightly revised version of the eulogy I delivered for Clarence at his memorial. I’d like to thank all our fans and friends who have comforted us over the past difficult weeks. FOR THE BIG MAN. I’ve been sitting here listening to everyone talk about Clarence and staring at that...
For the sake of clarity and redundancy, I'd like... →
…marriage ought to be one choice in a menu of options by which...– http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/24/opinion/24franke.html
Michael Jackson's Best: Reflections of a DJ →
The Root invited me to share some thoughts on how MJ’s songs fit into, and are often the gravitational center of my sets.
Eighteen vets commit suicide every day in this country, and one animal is put to...– http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/racked-by-ptsd-a-veteran-finds-calm-in-a-pound-pup-named-cheyenne/2011/06/16/AGLiYIeH_story.html
It is not your right to take away my rights.– state senator Rubén Díaz Sr. — who voted against New York’s just-passed same-sex marriage bill — to Lt. Gov. Bob Duffy, who asked the senator to abbreviate his remarks in accordance with a time limit. (via washingtonpoststyle)
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-6-19) →
Musiq (25) The Foreign Exchange (12) Nas (11) Shokazulu (6) DVA Feat. Fatima (5) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
And y'all can take all that bamma ass complaining...
washingtonpoststyle: The wonderful thing about Washington is how it’s possible to visit all of the countries of the world without leaving District boundaries. The Embassy of France. The Embassy of Uzbekistan. And here, on the rooftop of a newish taqueria on 14th Street NW: the embassy of New York City. This event is otherwise known as the Fellowship of Unassimilated Manhattan Exiles. Or FUME....
I feel you, hermano.
Father's Day texts with my father
Dad: What is Blu-Ray?
Me: fancy DVDs
It always gets worse
This is me. After watching this:
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-6-5) →
Oddisee (3) Pablo Fierro (3) Kool & The Gang (2) LeSale (2) DJ Stylus (2) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Need a word for...
…remembering stuff from your childhood and realizing that you’re now older than your parents were when the memory first took place.
Summer should always taste this good.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-5-29) →
Raphael Saadiq (32) Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson (15) Midnight Star (11) Lucy Pearl (6) Klymaxx (5) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
You know why Gil never had much love for that ill-conceived Godfather of Rap...– greg tate’s village voice obit for gil scott-heron (via jamilahlemieux)