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Month: October 2008

Documentaries Galore!

After viewing Helvetica last week via Sasso’s recommendation, I was inspired to catch up on the documentaries that I’ve overlooked recently. A healthy stock of footage is what I came across and all of them were given the thumbs up by yours truly. Watching these films equals time well spent on your behalf. Enjoy! Helvetica…

Change We Need

In an effort to redeem myself in the world of politics, I dropped my vote for the Barack Obama/Joe Biden ticket in the mail last week. I’ve liked John McCain for quite some time, and still do, but he royally screwed up when he chose Sarah Palin as his running mate. The little I have…

Alton Ellis: 1944-2008

It comes with great sorrow that I spread the news of the passing of Alton Ellis, affectionately known as Mr. Soul of Jamaica. The world was given this treasure in 1944 when he was born in Trenchtown, Kingston, JA. His career spanned nearly five decades and his ever-lasting impression on the future of Jamaican music…