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15 FUNKY MUSIC BIOPICS – honorable mentions, dream ‘pics & conflicts

15 FUNKY MUSIC BIOPICS – honorable mentions, dream ‘pics & conflicts

As music fans, lovers and aficionados are perched and waiting for “Get On Up” and “Jimi: All Is by My Side,” one can’t help but think of musical biopics that have been previously released.  This blog was prompted and inspired by a chat with, and query from my wife, as to how many films of this nature have been done — there are numerous.  While many are excited for the lives of James Brown and Jimi Hendrix to grace the silver screen, the lives of other music icons have been brilliantly depicted.  (click on photo above for full view)

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TRUE FUNKIN’ FRIENDS

TRUE FUNKIN’ FRIENDS

What is a friend?  I’ve always said and still say that my love and friendship are eternal.  It’s just the way I’m built, the way I am, the way I was brought up.  Unfortunately not everyone holds this to be true.  Someone once said that “Friendship is the golden thread that ties the hearts of people around the world.”  According to “Google,” a friend is a person whom one knows and with whom one has a bond of mutual affection, typically exclusive of sexual or family relations.

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Magic Johnson – The Announcement

Magic Johnson – The Announcement

A few months ago, ESPN aired a documentary directed by Nelson George called The Announcement. I just had an opportunity to watch this. If you missed it, this is highly recommended viewing for basketball fans, students of sports history and most importantly Magic fans.

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FUNKin’ Racism Still

FUNKin’ Racism Still

Two black men, a Latino and a Greek woman were talking about racism… No, this is not the opening line of a joke, yet an unfortunate actual occurrence. It’s truly amazing how prevalent racism is today, especially when you consider how far we’ve come.

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Funky Sexy Television

Funky Sexy Television

 
 
“Grabbing Life by the Balls” and “Let’s Blow this Joint!” There’s beauty in simplicity. Every time I see these ads I can’t help but chuckle. So cheesy, so blatantly falic, they just make me laugh.

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