Mash-Up Round-Up: Mexicans Shower a Lot!
Happy Birthday Toni Morrison! Some wise words from our sage.
Mash-Ups in the News:
A) She’s from LA. B) She speaks in Korenglish. C)Every Korean superstar is in it.
PSA: You can watch almost 100 notable Korean films for free here.
Latin Americans FTW. Two times a day? Holy crap. Some of us are more on the Swedish end of things.
via The Atlantic
#EmergingUS will explore identity in the country’s most diverse region. #hellyes
via LA Times
Incredibly gorgeous essay on light and beauty and capturing Blackness on camera.
via NY Times
Por supuesto! More positive words than negative ones!
Spanglish goes back to the 1830s. Muy long ago. (Spanglish is our best language).
Key: “Jordan and I are . . . we’re biracial.”
Peele: “Yes. Half black, half white.”
Key: “And because of that we find ourselves particularly adept at lying, er, because on a daily basis we have to adjust our blackness.”
via New Yorker
A crazy Jewish mom is a crazy Jewish mom, even if her son is Drake. If he doesn’t call her back, she sets up Google Alerts to make sure he’s okay.
New Surgeon General is a Mash-Up! Indian parents > born in England > moved to New Foundland > grew up in Miami. He is a mango aficionado and a real mensch.
via Angry Asian Man
Lipa Schmeltzer (that’s his name) produces pop-inspired religious music. The Ultra-Orthodox community he comes from has blacklisted him. Ultimately it’s about power and control.
C.R.E.A.M. For the record: We don’t think that’s a bad thing. If you make good content and we want to watch it, we HOPE you make lots of money, as long as you make more good content.
via Huffington Post
George Orwell could not make this up! The government agency that regulates the internet has a theme song called “The Mind and Spirit of Cyberspace Security.”
This might explain a lot of things.
via Huffington Post
He’s 50! And featured on AARP! WWEZD? What Would Eazy E Do?
via XXL Magazine