Friday, November 16th, 2012
Who ever said Norwegians don’t have a sense of humor? Just in time for the holidays, a Norwegian group calling itself Radi-Aid has launched an appeal to ship radiators from Africa to Norway. Their cause is the plight of freezing children during Norway’s harsh winter months. It’s complete with a new music video, and incorporates
Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
The Ghanian Hip Hop pranksters FOKN Bois (who are deliberately setting out to prove that Ghanaian music is more than highlife, hiplife or azonto) are back with perhaps their craziest project yet. In celebration of yesterday’s day of...
Saturday, March 12th, 2011
Recently Al Jazeera English’s media review show, Listening Post, did a breathless profile of South African cartoonist Zapiro and his satirical TV show, ZANEWS. The insert focused on Zapiro’s outsize influence. The country’s president, Jacob Zuma, is...
Sunday, February 27th, 2011
One of the myriad references thrown into this part-imitation, part-rant by sharp, madcap British comedian Charlie Brooker (on his BBC show), of the Brother Leader, Muammar Gaddafi’s most recent utterings, style, as well as of Gaddafi’s son,...
Thursday, August 20th, 2009
Jazz-poem performed by UpsurgeJazz‘s Raymond Nat Turner on the history of beer in America, including a certain beer summit at the White House.
Thursday, August 13th, 2009