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The Missing Links: How You Spend Your Day

Fan Video Games Are Much Better Than Fan Fiction A recent Reddit AMA conducted by Dan Harmon, the recently-ousted creator of the show Community, inspired one fan to create a lost scene in video game format. * Chicago Children (And Some of Their Parents) Have Never Experienced School Recess School recess is as American as a dessert [...]

Nate Dogg Couldn’t Make It To Coachella, So They Got Tupac Instead

(YouTube Link) You may remember the article I posted recently about Nate Dogg making a ghostly appearance on stage alongside his old chums Snoop Dogg and Dr Dre at the Coachella Music Festival. Well, it appears that they pulled a fast one on us all, and had a hologram of Tupac come out in Nate Dogg’s place! [...]

Tupac at Coachella and Other Posthumous Performances

The crowd at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this past weekend was treated to a “live” performance from an artist none of them expected to see up on stage: Tupac Shakur. The rapper – who died in 1996 – joined former collaborators Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre via the use of hologram technology. [...]

5 Famous Riots and the Art They Inspired

With the chaos in the streets of London this week, we’ve been reading up on other riots in history. One thing several had in common: in addition to wreaking general havoc, they’ve inspired hit singles, feature films and more. 1. The Zoot Suit Riots That swinging, eponymous Cherry Poppin’ Daddies song that was all over the radio [...]

Jimmy Fallon and JT Drop Some Hip-Hop

Last week, Justin Timberlake appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to promote his new movie role. After the interview, the pair launched into a fully choreographed hip-hop medley that has come to be known as “The History of Rap” (although it focuses heavily on late 80′s, 90′s, and 2000′s songs — this is by [...]