Saturday, April 28, 2018

the hat

No dude. The hat does not represent unity. It represents the divide. If the hat represented unity, then you wouldn't have pissed off literally everyone who was on your side and rooting for you when you bravely spoke up in 2005.

W said straight up that the words of "Conway West" was the worst moment of his presidency. Congrats on flipping to the dark side.

The twitter haters must be blind if they think Kanye's CPU functions in a way that follows normal logic. Something deeper is going on here, and it will get worse before it gets better.

While we're on the topic, what's the over/under on whether or not the Dems will completely fuck this up all over again next year? Do they actually want this era to end in 2020? Then stop choosing weak candidates. Another Al Gore or John Kerry or HRC is clearly not what we need right now. An easy target for his 4AM Twitter shit-talk and a stupid nickname like "Crooked Hillary" is not what we need right now. And if their heads are screwed on so far backwards that they can't figure out how to get us out of this mess, then we deserve another 4 years. This is our absolute last chance. If it works out, US society will progress into the '20s stronger and with more direct involvement from citizens than any point since at least 50 years ago. But if they think another centrist candidate is the answer, if they think the route to winning entails more viral videos of the mannequin challenge with Bon Jovi and encouraging pant-suits at the voting booths, then we deserve imminent environmental collapse. Go ahead and fuck this up again and see what happens.


"Revolution" will turn 50 later this year. The Nike ad happened 31 years ago.

We say "Fuck Nike commercials" generally speaking. But they didn't feel the same way between 1987 and 1992. It seemed like there was legit artistry involved in unifying people. Yes, everyone involved was selling stuff, but not in a manner that's anywhere close to egregiously blatant product placements in the past 10 years of rap videos.

Ultimately, Yoko was right...

Every kid in our 2nd grade class knew "Revolution" because of this commercial. And honestly, it was a dope commercial. (If you were younger than 13 when the ad came out, you should be allowed to remember a commercial as "dope.")

Every kid in our 7th grade class knew "Instant Karma" for the same reason - because of a dope Nike commercial that was played on MTV a lot.

The version of the "Revolution" commercial that we remember does not seem to be anywhere on Youtube, but "Instant Karma" is there.

Friday, April 6, 2018

a 38-year-old 8-year-old

We probably should have just said "fuck it" and made this our #1 song of 2016 instead of whatever Anti song felt dopest at the time.

"Needed Me" fucking rules, but if we chose today it might have been "Consideration," but if we're being real, "No More Parties In LA" is probably the best song of the 2010s so far.