Tag Archives: The Guardian

Uncut Funk: the internet’s funkiest museum of black culture

Uncut Funk: the internet’s funkiest museum of black culture

It’s free, open 24/7 and contains a magnificent archive of African American culture ranging from afros to blaxploitation movies. Is the Museum of Uncut Funk a step ahead of the new Smithsonian?

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Stephen King’s FUNKIN’ HORROR — Joyland The Movie

Stephen King’s FUNKIN’ HORROR — Joyland The Movie

When I first saw a poster for Stephen King’s new book “Joyland” in the subways of New York, I said, ‘Is that a new movie?,’ because of how bold the colors were and the way it’s advertised.  One quickly realizes it’s a poster for his new book at second glance, but it immediately made me wonder — will it be a movie?  A reader of his works and one who’s enjoyed most of the films adapted from his books, I had to investigate.

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UNLOCKING THE TRUTH: Funky Happenings in Journalism

UNLOCKING THE TRUTH: Funky Happenings in Journalism

My writings are mostly fluff, what I consider controversial when I want to be.  The works of Michael Hastings and Edward Snowden is serious stuff.  My hats off to those that keep us, the American public, informed about what we have a right to know about.  My condolences to the friends and family of Michael Hastings, as I can not imagine their torment during this time.

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STEVE McQUEEN IN AMSTERDAM: SLAVERY IN AMERICA

STEVE McQUEEN IN AMSTERDAM: SLAVERY IN AMERICA

Steve McQueen’s most recent work of art was a blue vision in Amsterdam’s largest public park, the Vondelpark.  For two weeks, from March 7–25, all 275 streetlamps that usually use a warm white light were replaced with a subdued blue toned light.  McQueen’s objective with “Blues Before Sunrise” was to stimulate the senses via an aspect of cinema.

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