Watsky vs. Cera Back Story.

Posted on May 9, 2008

michael, please have some understandingTwo days ago, on a brisk walk through the east village, I bumped into who I thought was my good friend George Watsky. I will say that I was brazilian sushi bound, judgment thus impaired, plus both of my eyes were swollen from seasonal allergies. I give a huge wave to "George", and was shocked to see my good friend cover his face and attempt to brush past me.Watsky. What up, kid? It's me, Chinaka. From ...

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My friend George Watsky got this in the mail today... Tell me reader, what should George do?

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conspiracy #1.

Posted on May 7, 2008

I'm pretty sure that the allergens are in the claritin.

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Today's a day shy of a week after the release of Rising Down, The Roots' tenth effort. In the last six days two things have happened:I've listened enough to put a scratch in the mp3. Dad's going to kill me.I've become increasingly aware of the history behind my anger. Oh, and it' so justified.Now, I'm not saying that I'm going to cut YOU specifically or ANYONE in the abstract, but I am saying that Rising Down provides an excellent road map to my ...

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I have nothing constructive to post.

Posted on May 3, 2008

thickwit is anti-bossip: we stop at nothing.

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chinaka knew it was going to be a bad day when she woke up falling off of her sofa, crumbs from the night before in her toes. she still felt sick. it was hard to move.but up she got, and into the shower. wash, wash she went, until she knocked over the special pantene pro-v for women of color. she wondered why they put it in a brown bottle anyway? "no matter" she thought.out of the shower and on the way to get dressed she noticed the time. "my ...

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anti-bossip.

Posted on April 29, 2008

okay. so the thing is i have nothing againsttwo of the men i love most in the world read it on a daily basis. i'm not one to hate on anyone's news outlet. i mean some of y'all watch cnn daily. no bubbles burst when i tell you they're not actually the best political team on television. sometimes there's some really interesting info on bossip. like, for example, apparently remy ma and papoose are engaged to be married. married. which will make for ...

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from coachella, with love (and anxiety)

Posted on April 27, 2008

Guest thickwitness, Jose Vadi, is originally from the 909. He is a national collegiate poetry slam champion and music and film freelance journalist. If there were a prize for someone least like a girl with hips, we'd give it to T.I.-- but the runner up would be Jose. Thickwit would like to congratulate Jose on almost winning T.I.'s imaginary trophy. In the event T.I. can't perform his duties- Jose will get his tiara.**************************...

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Go Here.

Posted on April 27, 2008

close your eyes and make a wish.Okay. Very short spiel today. Maggiano's Italian restaurant changed my life this evening.Good service. Better food. Best cheesecake of my life, and believe you me, I've had cheesecake.I have all sorts of qualms with all sorts of things, particularly any major non-black owned franchise, but Maggiano's is food like it should be. Big portions, amazing textures, attention to detail and fair price. $27.95 will get you ...

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Keep Her.

Posted on April 26, 2008

I think about the woman.She is still alive, has bills to pay, washes her hair, uses grease; the woman rides the subway. Justice will not cover the fare increase or a carton of cigarettes. Justice won't find her after work with a quarterwater and a chicken patty. Justice has no arms, no chest, no jokes for her to rub the top of her head into. She sleeps alone. She does.So really, there can be no recompense. Nothing's going to soothe. Today is in ...

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