Top 5 Friday : December 23, 2011

The War Against Christmas

1. The War on Christmas is a ‘satiric take on Bill O’Reilly’s diatribe about the secular progressive agenda against Christmas.’ Or you can just see it as photographer Alan Sailer’s experiment with ornaments, color, and explosions. 2. Brooklyn MC, Talib Kweli, released his newest video, Distractions, from his yet-to-be-released album, Prisoner Conscious. It is inspired…read more…

Russell Simmons and Kanye Visit Occupy Wall Street

The Occupy Wall Street protests have been bringing out the best of the hip-hop world down to the Financial District. Talib Kweli performed an impromptu rap and yesterday, Russell Simmons spoke for ‘Ye to explain why he, as in Kanye, felt he needed to part of the 99%. Yep, the usually very vocal Mr. West doesn’t…read more…

The Occupied Wall Street Journal

The Occupied Wall Street Journal

For those that don’t quite understand what is happening at the Wall Street protests, I suggest downloading a copy of The Occupied Wall Street Journal, a newspaper produced by a few of the protesters. Funded by a Kickstarter project that raised over $75,000, it highlights why the protesters are taking it to the streets and…read more…