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The Freewheelin' Riff Raff: Embracing The Cagey, Loopy Joys Of Neon Icon

My favorite Bob Dylan interview is the infamously painful sit-down with Time magazine in D.A. Pennebaker's 1967 documentary Dont Look Back, wherein Dylan gets miffed at a prying line of questioning and slams the writer, the publication, and the publication's readership alike for subscribing to a worldview mechanistic… » 7/01/14 2:25pm 7/01/14 2:25pm

Mike Tirico Raps About Drake, Achieves Supreme Dadness

It's not the rapping that makes Mike Tirico the biggest dad to have ever dadded in this clip, it's the ensuing faux-embarrassment, the point-by-point explanation of his joke, and the gleeful mention of his son and whatever extracurricular activity that son is currently engaged in. That's what we call hitting for the… » 5/05/14 2:24pm 5/05/14 2:24pm

Michigan State Signee Turns Down Football For Rap Career [UPDATE]

This is Jay Harris. He's one of the top high school wide receiver prospects out of Pennsylvania this year. He's 5-foot-11, 170 pounds, and until last month, was headed to Michigan State University this fall on a football scholarship after graduating Downingtown East High School. Not anymore. Instead, Jay Harris… » 5/14/13 9:06pm 5/14/13 9:06pm

Jets Winger Evander Kane Gets Giant "YMCMB" Shaved Into His Head

You can only be so in touch with hip hop when you play for the Winnipeg Jets. They used to be the Atlanta Thrashers. Winnipeg has a few hip-hoppists fewer than Atlanta. (No, the Thrashers didn't have Atlanta's leading hip-hoppists—Outcast, Wocker Flocker Flame, Ti—there to support them, but they did have Lil Jon.) » 1/25/13 3:55pm 1/25/13 3:55pm

An Israeli Rapper Made A Song About Gregg Popovich, And Popovich Knows…

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has an unlikely fan in X Beautiful, an Israeli rapper. He adores the reserved coach enough to make a music video for him, featuring an old man in an Oxford University t-shirt—Arik Henig, a famous television producer—murmuring "He wants a nasty game" (I think that's what he's… » 12/27/12 2:24pm 12/27/12 2:24pm