Casey, you’ve finally reached your stars.
Ten years ago, Usher released the best album of his career. It ended up being the last great album the music industry would release. Here’s why we still scream ‘Yeah!’
The writer once wrote about hip-hop. In this piece, we look back at how he strongly felt about MTV’s drift from hip-hop programing.
The writer once wrote about hip-hop, a lot. In this limited series, he takes a look back at pop culture through a hip-hop lens.
Years ago, rap music was the edgiest, scariest genre of American popular music. Now? Not so much. Here’s why.
Singer Ingrid Michaelson flips music video sexual and gender cliches on their heads with her new music video
Love or her or hate her, Cyrus stays winning. And she scores again, with a great take on Outkast’s classic mega hit.
Hate him or love him, 10 years ago, Kanye West dropped his game changing album, The College Dropout. Doran Miller-Rosenberg reminisces on Ye’s legacy.
The hip hop nerd got serious. Here, he talked to several hip-hop industry executives about the lack of major label talent development. And how it’s hurt hip-hop.
The hip-hop nerd strikes again. Here, he writes about the rappers who’ve influenced the game the most.
The author is a hip-hop nerd. And he had time on his hands. Behold, The world’s first Hip-Hop Draft.
As another playoff-less baseball season winds down, Marc Stern reflects on being a New York Mets fan.
This video of male athletes at The University of Maine employs poetry and a powerful pledge to prevent violence and promote change. ___ At The University of Maine, there’s a student group called Male Athletes Against Violence. Their[Read More...]
Please protect our boys by understanding the signs of male sexual abuse
Fresh guacamole is a real crowd-pleaser, but what to do with the leftovers?
Karol Gajda urges you to learn from his mistakes.
What we appreciate—and need—in a potential mate changes as we get older. James Michael Sama identifies eight ways our dating outlook shifts with—shall we call it, ahem, maturity instead of age?
Leo Babauta on freeing yourself.
Dr. Vibe asks some black American men what is life really like for them Dr. Vibe moderates a discussion with Victory Unlimited and Mike Ramey in which they provide their comments on the following stories:[Read More...]
Mayors from LA, Houston and Philadelphia kick off an epic climate action movement.
Understanding the difference between getting sex and experiencing sex promotes consent—and makes all the difference in getting one’s needs met.
Brandy Pettigrew reviews Fox’s new show. Can you find all of the future heroes and villains in Gotham?
In Recognition of September as National Suicide Prevention Month. Could the answer be…literature?
As a kid I was shocked that people could actually ban something as basic and normal and natural as dancing based on their religious convictions.
Cameron Conaway isn’t a car guy, but when he attended Cadillac’s media drive for the 2015 ATS Coupe he felt the pull to become one.
Anne Theriault promises her young son that no matter how he expresses his gender or sexuality, she’ll stand by him.
Connected sex is what I’m after and what drives my fulfilling feelings. I get closeness from sex. I get relaxation and bonding from sex.
If Walt Whitman had lived in a different time, he might’ve written Perry Brass’s celebration of the boy in all of us.