City of God’s Son

“City of God’s Son is an experimental hip-hop opera starring Nas, Jay Z, Ghostface, Biggie Smalls, Raekwon, “Samuel Jackson, Delroy Lindo, and Laurence Fishburne. It is a crime drama/coming of age tale of three fictitious characters growing up in a crime ridden mythical city in a jungle. This project explores the icon of the gangster … Continue reading

The Obscure Moon: Synecdoche, New York

***Do not read this blog entry if you have yet to see Synecdoche, New York, there are mild spoilers.*** Charlie Kaufman’s directorial debut Synecdoche, New York is as clever and complex as its title. Admittedly, I knew absolutely nothing about the film before seeing it 3 hours ago in Berkeley after spending a lovely Sunday cafe hopping … Continue reading

What’s Really G.O.O.D???

I was just catching up on some reading @ Okay Player and came across a solid review for the G.O.O.D. (Getting Out Our Dreams) music takeover at the Knitting Factory that went down September 9th. Aside from serving me a painful reminder that it’s nearly impossible to top live shows in NYC (especially when you consider … Continue reading