La Jeweva Revolucion: Obama Brings Together Latinos and Jews

February 28th, 2008
Posted by Danno
News Shmooze (pulp patrol), VIEWS & REVIEWS

Just when I was raving about Obama promising to work on African American and Jewish relations, I see hear this cute song showing how Jews and Latinos are uniting over promising candidate. CHECK IT OUT:

   This is the press release that it came with:“SHALOM OBAMA” – free mp3 from Hip Hop Hoodíos (Latino-Jewish urban collective)
For those […]

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OBAMA SAYS NO TO FARRAKHAN

February 27th, 2008
Posted by Danno
The Yid Kid

 If you watched the debates last night you may of heard Barack Obama come out strongly against the support of Farrahkan. But even more important than that, he made it clear how important it was to him that he help restore the relationship between Blacks and Jews. This was a big point for me, because, […]

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FIREBRAND: feel, feel, feel, feel my heat! (or do you watch lost for the commercials?)

February 24th, 2008
Posted by Danno
FRAME FETISH (at the movies, on tv, or dvd, or old vhs), News Shmooze (pulp patrol), VIEWS & REVIEWS

(ABOVE: That’s me at 4 as the Yoo Hoo Kid in the Catskills)
I’m as Warholian as the next guy: I learned to love the pop art of a good corporate logo, or a good commercial. I dig Gas station signs that light up the night like shiny colorful skyscrapers, and huge billboards that demand our […]

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GENE SIMMONS SEX TAPE?

February 20th, 2008
Posted by Danno
News Shmooze (pulp patrol)

Say it ain’t so Demon! The news is out that genesecret.com has caught the real Gene Simmons on tape.

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BECAUSE THE KNIGHT BELONGS TO THE HOFF! KNIGHT RIDER’S BACK

February 18th, 2008
Posted by Danno
FRAME FETISH (at the movies, on tv, or dvd, or old vhs), VIEWS & REVIEWS

Man oh man! Some of you may be too young to remember while others, sorry, may be too old, but there are some of us who remember going to school the Monday morning after Knight Rider first aired on NBC. It was part of their Fall 1982 line-up, and while I wasn’t heralding it for […]

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DOWN BY THE RIVERSIDE: INLAND EMPIRE FUN!

February 16th, 2008
Posted by Danno
(not so) Picky Eating, About Last Night (Kiss & Tell), GOING OUT, Out Of Town!

If you want to talk about ironic, how about a city based on the idea of getting away from the “polluted” (meaning air quality and people of color) and crowded cites of the east ending up one of the most “polluted” city in the country? I’m talking about Riverside, California, where people came […]

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HEAVEN’S GONNA NEED A BIGGER BOAT: ROY SCHEIDER DIES AT 75

February 11th, 2008
Posted by Danno
News Shmooze (pulp patrol)

Aha! I knew something was fishy when my cardboard Jaws mobile fell down yesterday.

One of my favorite actors has died at 75. Roy Scheider, the star of Jaws and other classics, died in Little Rock Arkansas on Sunday. He’s a man’s actor, but he had the sensitivity that we needed as well. I’m […]

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“GET THE FIRE BRIGADE!” CAMDEN’S FAMOUS MARKET GOES UP IN FLAMES.

February 10th, 2008
Posted by Danno
News Shmooze (pulp patrol)

In the song “London Calling,” Joe Strummer warned that “London is drowning,” but what would he say if he saw his old rehearsal spot was about to go up in flames.

pic by the AP
The Clash and now Amy Winehouse (here at the boring Grammys) are just a couple of names that have […]

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CHEB i SABBAH PROFILE FOR MUSIC CONNECTION

February 10th, 2008
Posted by Danno
BANDS & BEATS, IN PRINT (my work in print and online), PORTFOLIO

I did this article back in 2000. I had an incredible conversation with Cheb, who was really gentle and funny. In a field that tends to get filled up with some corny stuff, I remain a big fan of his music.

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Cheb i Sabbah Record Release Party @ Temple, San Francisco

February 10th, 2008
Posted by Danno
About Last Night (Kiss & Tell), GOING OUT, Out Of Town!, The Yid Kid

We’re in foggy San Fran (only I see it’s not so misty in the winter) and we just ate some Indian food at Rotee and now I wanna follow it up with some musical dessert, so where do we go? Well, I didn’t plan for it to work out so picture perfect, but Cheb i […]

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