The YouTube series “Epic Rap Battles of History” is pretty fantastic; pitting two famous but incongruous figures together for something resembling that final scene of 8 Mile. It’s the dirty dozens when Cleopatra met Marilyn Monroe, or the time Darth Vader showed Hitler what true evil really looks like. Who would drop the best beats: Doc Brown or Dr. Who? These are the questions that need answering.
Now ERB is at it again, with its biggest celebrity yet: Snoop Dogg as Moses, in a Christmas song that is sure to leave many people confused about why Santa Claus hates Jewish people so much.
Alley Vs Valley
Ad.Ly CEO Arnie Gullov-Singh was in town from the West Coast this week, pitching his brand of micro-celebrity endorsements to Madison Avenue ad firms and staffing up a sales team that will be based out of Silicon Alley.
“Someone should start a business renting umbrellas to L.A. folks,” he said, shaking the rain out Read More
Martha Stewart has raised her hand to carry on the torch of Barbara Walters and Larry King.
“My favorite interviewers are Larry King [and] Barbara Walters, both of whom are kind of retiring,” Stewart told reporters yesterday, according to the New York Post. “Who’s going to take their place as the serious, great Read More
On December 4, 2007, months before Snoop Dogg planned to make appearances on MTV’s TRL, The Late Show With David Letterman and for good measure, Late Night With Conan O’Brien to promote his newest album, Ego Trippin’ (out today), he was on Ellen, introducing the world (and an audience of very, very excited 30-year-old women) Read More
Prepare to get sexually seducted by Snoop Dogg! Tickets for his Gramercy Theater show on March 11 are on pre-sale now and officially go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. Don’t "take your time" on this one!
Put on your Adidas and run—get it?—over to the Hammerstein Ballroom on November 29th for the first ever J.A.M. Awards, the first annual benefit concert for the Jam Master Jay Foundation. According to Pitchfork, Snopp Dogg, De La Soul, Mobb Deep, Kid Capri, Q-Tip, and some others, will be on hand to perform. The Read More
“The line starts behind the rope,” a cashier announced as lunch-hour bargain-seekers bombarded the registers at Midtown’s soon-to-be-shuttered Coliseum Books on Friday afternoon.
Many shelves were already cleaned out, as the bankrupt bookstore’s liquidation sale approached its final day. (The shop closes for good on Sunday.)
But some riveting titles are still Read More