Get a glimpse into Stephen Colbert's brilliant brain as he connects Chance the Rapper and Childish Gambino's "Favorite Song" to Lord of the Rings' "Song of Eärendil" via Gilbert and Sullivan's distinct rhythm. What a big ol' Tolkien nerd, he is!
During Biden's announcement of his Secretary of the Treasury pick, Janet Yellen, he made a quip about her now needing her own musical, like Hamilton (about the first US Sec of the Treasury). Dessa: "Hold my beer." Doves on the left Hawks on the right Crosstalk in the flock tryna fight mid-flight But here comes… READ THE REST
PostmodernJukebox wanted to see what Coolio's 90s megahit Gangsta's Paradise would be like if it were 70 years older: "Chicago in the 1920's was truly a gangster's paradise, after all." This speakeasy jazz rendition is sung by Robyn Adele Anderson. BONUS: Here's Radiohead's Creep, sung by Haley Reinhart. READ THE REST
In 2002, Jam Master Jay (aka Jason Mizell), the DJ in legendary hip hop group Run DMC, was murdered at his Queens, New York recording studio. Almost twenty years later, city and federal authorities charged Ronald Washington and Karl Jordan Jr., longtime suspects in the case, with killing the musician. From the New York Times:… READ THE REST
Worrying about data breaches isn't just for the Amazons and Facebooks of the world. Oh sure, you should be concerned if you're one of the 533 million who had info exposed in the latest Facebook breach. But a bigger worry is what happens if customer information, details that you're responsible for, somehow get exposed to… READ THE REST
There are plenty of top-notch quality knives and knife sets crafted all over the world, from Germany, France, and the heart of Europe, to plenty of premium craftsmen in the U.S. But there's definitely something about a finely honed blade made from Japanese steel that still absolutely stops knife shoppers dead in their tracks. For… READ THE REST
If you're itching for a computer upgrade, Hewlett Packard is one of the half-dozen brands you can buy sight unseen and know you're getting a quality rig. Of course, where's the fun in buying a computer sight unseen? Right now, HP is giving everybody an eyeful of everything, making loads of renewed and fully restored… READ THE REST