- "Rahm Emanuel" Pretty weird 24 hours of news for Ari's brother. Went from off the mayoral ballot to back on thanks to the Illinois Supreme Court. I'm admittedly under-informed on this situation b/c I don't have time for things like news anymore, but even the stuff I do know confuses me. Rahm has been at the center of controversy for months due to him not meeting the election requirement mandating a mayoral candidate live in the municipality for at least a year prior to running. Seems pretty clear and logical. If you want to run a city, you should probably have lived there recently. If not, don't run. Clarity and logic aren't really staples of politics, though - especially in Illinois - so instead we have this mess. Can you say privilege? Emanuel is essentially saying, "Look, I know the rules...but I'm Rahm Emanuel and that's what counts." And we're going along with it. Oh, to be rich and white.
Speaking of Rahm Emanuel, Sharks get a bad rap. Jaws and Shark Week make it pretty hard for a Great White to go anywhere without people kicking shit up. It's a shame a shark can't just live a normal life. Surfer Chuck Patterson feels this pain of infamy, which is the only possible reason I can imagine he'd sit in the water and think to film while a Great White noses around like 5 feet away from him. Via TBL.
- "Fuckery" A lady is suing Taco Bell for claiming that they serve ground beef. I can't even imagine how bad that case of mudbutt after her 5 Buck Big Box was. Bad enough that she was driven to legal action I see. Taco Bell advertises their ground beef as "ground beef". Shocker. But this lady should be applauded for finally bringing the burning question of "what is beef?" to the forefront. Most of humanity thinks beef is the flesh of cattle. Taco Bell believes that beef is really "beef by volume...with everything from cocoa power to terms as generic as 'spices' and the other 64 percent is made up of a wide range of fillers, extenders and preservatives." Shit...I don't know man. They also believe in the 89-cent burrito and it's tough for me to bash that.
- "Big K.R.I.T."
This is one of my favorite records of the last few years. The best sampling of Adele's "Hometown Glory" ever. Krizzle hops in the booth with Grillade to give us a taste of what the Wuz Here Sessions EP is like. Props 2DBz.
- "One Hitter Quitter"
If you're gonna scrap in front of 30,000 people, you gotta come prepared. Via TBL.