Discussing the Census Bureau’s New Poverty Measure

from Pew Research By Jodie T. Allen The November 2011 issuance by the U.S. Census Bureau of a new Supplemental Poverty Measure has rekindled interest in questions that have been raised at various times over the nearly half century since the first official measures were published. Are the poverty measures used for so many years really…

More Akira the Movie News…#KeepFuckingItUpHollywood

from Spinoff While it’s no secret that Warner Bros.’ live-action adaptation of Akira will deviate from the source material — moving the setting from Neo-Tokyo to Neo-Manhattan and utilizing a largely American and British cast — there’s been little indication of how drastically the story and characters will differ from Katsuhiro Otomo’s celebrated cyberpunk manga and anime.…

Listen to the Roots Album Undun for Free Now

So let me see I got Kendrick Lamar’s Section.80, K.R.I.T.’s Return of 4eva, Saigon’s The Greatest Story Never Told, Phonte’s Charity Starts at Home, and a gang of dope mixtapes from Freddie Gibbs, Rapsody,  ASAP Rocky, and more…AND then you give me the Legendary Roots Crew? All in one year? But hip-hop is still dead?…

Get Fresh For the Holidays: Reinvigorate Your Wardrobe Day#2

On Day #2 I decided to put together something combining the most popular patterns for the season. A mix of gingham and prints can give an outfit an interesting flare, as long as it’s not overdone. I’m all about using winter/fall appropriate colors like grays and blues, but feel free to add a slice of…