Michael Phelps shatters 2,000 year old record by winning his 13th Individual Olympic Gold medal

American swimmer, Michael Phelps has just further cemented his reign as the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time. With his recent victory on Thursday night for the 200-meter Individual Medley at the Rio Olympics, Phelps’s gold medal count now sits at 22. What’s more impressive is his individual victories have broken a more than […]

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Preview of Space Jam 2 possibly set for 2016 NBA Season

Preview of Space Jam sequel fall 2016   In the summer of 2015 LeBron James signed a movie deal with Warner Bros, the same company that brought us the hit movie Space Jam. The signing confirmed many hints of LeBron James starring in the sequel of the 90’s film that originally showcased Michael Jordan. There […]

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Sufjan Stevens at Hollywood Bowl 8/7/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Sufjan Stevens’ Genius Was Breathtaking To Behold At The Hollywood Bowl REVIEW+PHOTOS: Sufjan Stevens, Kurt Vile & The Violators and Ibeyi @ Hollywood Bowl 8/7/16

On the evening of August 7th, I attended a life-altering performance at the Hollywood Bowl. For years, I had dreamed to see Sufjan Stevens in concert. This would be the night when that dream became a reality. I slowly climbed up the hill to the back of the stage where “PRESS” was being held. As I waited patiently, I […]

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Star Trek- In Concert @ Hollywood Bowl. Photo Credit - Krista at www.ladybugblog.com. Used with permission.

Beam Me Up, Scotty! Star Trek Fans Revel In Music With The L.A. Philharmonic At Hollywood Bowl REVIEW: Star Trek @ Hollywood Bowl 7/8/16 & 7/9/16

How cool is JJ Abrams? Seriously. Maybe in real life he’s a total dick. I don’t know. But as a filmmaker? Dude is like Miles Davis meets Fonzie meets Wooderson. Because his movies aren’t about him or his actors, they’re 100% about the audience. To the extent his ego is involved in his filmmaking, it’s […]

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Check Out The Season 2 Trailer For “Weediquette”

Viceland’s popular documentary series on all things marijuana, Weediquette, is returning for a second season as host Krishna Andavolu continues to chronicle the beloved plant.  In season 2 of Weediquette, Krishna will follow pot’s journey into the mainstream, as he follows a wide range of people who are kicking opiate addiction, fighting child protective services, battling stigmas in the NFL, […]

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Obama Rejects Attempt to Loosen Federal Restrictions on Marijuana

The Obama administration has denied a bid by two Democratic governors to reconsider how it treats marijuana under federal drug control laws, keeping the drug for now, at least, in the most restrictive category for U.S. law enforcement purposes. Drug Enforcement Administration chief Chuck Rosenberg says the decision is rooted in science. Rosenberg gave “enormous […]

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The Wait Was Worth It; The Avalanches’ “Wildflower” Is Exuberant Brilliance [LISTEN] ALBUM REVIEW: The Avalanches' "Wildflower"

Since I Left You, The Avalanches’ 2000 debut full-length, was essentially a CD-length testament to the pleasures of plunderphonics. Over the course of the 900+ samples extracted from impossibly obscure sources (the album was notably delayed when rightsholders rejected the band’s application to sample Rogers & Hammerstein’s “My Favorite Things”), The Avalanches deploy nuggets of […]

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