DeJ Loaf – Drake’s latest cosign out of Detroit – was unequivocally the biggest thing in free rap music this week, and by now, you should’ve seen, downloaded, and played her new tape Sell Soul. But, we here are a Saturday blog, and we got way beat to the punch. So, take the tip from above, and let’s move on to something decidedly more out of the ordinary… More
Will Sasso describes himself on Vine as “the actor that played the good guy’s friend in that thing.” This solid, one line description perfectly sums up Sasso’s style; he is clearly capable of intelligent humor, he just isn’t always in the mood for it. When scrolling through the former “MAD TV” star’s vines, one feels the “box of chocolates” kind of effect, since you don’t know what you’re going to get from video to video. Sometimes he introduces his almost two million viewers to his videos while wearing a sweet snap back and throwing up deuces. Other times he dives right into a freestyle jingle, without ever establishing real purpose. The topic, duration, and effort put into each of Sasso’s vines may not be consistent, but one thing is for sure: if he is willing to make a 31-part vine series of him doing an Arnold Schwarzenegger impressions while driving, he is committed. More
Growing up, one of the great thrills of Oscar watching came during moments when lowly sitcom stars and comedians received awards attention. It felt like a validation of the things I watched with my friends, an acknowledgement that these performers – whether it was Bill Murray, or former “Fresh Prince” Will Smith – were just as worthy, and capable of the sorts of pathos, as traditional dramatic actors. More
Tired of going to the same old Halloween party every single year? You know the one: silly decorations (plastic spiders and bats), bowls of candy corn, orange and black streamers, “Monster Mash,” jungle juice, basic costumes, bogus themes, pumpkin beer, and on and on. Well, luckily, I’m here to help. This October 31, throw your own party and forget trying to be spooky. Here are some music and theme pointers to take your Halloween party to sinister levels.
NFL Week 8. Your New England Patriots hosting a broken and battered Chicago Bears team that’s in desperate need of a win. We talk about that and more this week’s BDC Pro Picks, presented by Foxwoods Casino. Listen to Steve Silva and Chris Rattey from Boston.com Sports join Paul Driscoll and me to break it down. More
It’s a week before Halloween, so we had some reverse trick-or-treating going on: EHChocolatier brought the candy to us! Catherine Sweeney and Elaine Hsieh co-own the award winning chocolate company, based in Somerville. We talked chocolate, obviously. More