Casual For his latest project, the Oakland-raised rapper Casual has anointed himself a rap god. It's a lofty and arrogant title, but one that the Hieroglyphics crew's undisputed battle champ has earned the right to coin, having now clocked up a near-20-year recorded career with new album He T ... More >>
RJD2, Busdriver Wednesday, April 7, 2010 The IndependentBetter than: Karaoke night with R2D2 and a bus driver. Indie-rapper Busdriver called last night's bill at the Independent a "weird rap night." The music was eclectic, to be sure, but the vibe was strange too. It was ... More >>
Do you have a boss who's into Star Wars (Um, we do. His IM icon is the freaking Death Star)? Are you on a budget because you're still waiting for that pay raise? Well, you're in luck! The kids over at Laughing Squid tipped us off to these kick-ass hoodies, and when we clicked we were all, "Oh, sn ... More >>
"The Remembering Tree" by Nathan Spoor It's been far too long since I have checked to see any new prints from this artist, and there are two since the last time I featured Nathan. I really liked the idea of some elaborate treehouse, with a train and everything. The print is signed and numbered, in a ... More >>
WALL-E blasts off to the future by boldly going where every sci-fi movie's gone before. And that's a good thing.
George Lucas at last delivers the Star Wars prequel we've been waiting for
Sci-fi conventions are where movie stars go to burn brightly one more time
Living on the sidewalk for a month. Sleeping with Wookiees. $300 action figures. The new Star Wars isn't just a movie. It's a force that's with us.