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Me and my co-host Jessica Shaw talk and argue about modern TV!
January 22, 2017

Me and my co-host Jessica Shaw talk and argue about modern TV! There were over 400 scripted TV shows in 2015….

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Bill Clinton Talks To Me About the Foundation
January 22, 2017

My article originally appeared in the Nov. 5 issue of Billboard. Bill Clinton, vibrant and trim at 70, in a tailored navy…

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The Revolution’s Reunion Shows Were Thrilling But Sad
December 22, 2016

My article originally appeared in Rolling Stone on September 21, 2016. [Bassist Brownmark, guitarist Wendy Melvoin and their Revolution bandmates reunited…

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The Mystery of Lauryn Hill (from 2003)
October 22, 2016

My article originally appeared in the October 2003 issue of Rolling Stone. She made one of the best albums of the…

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Ghostface Killah Performs “C.R.E.A.M.” with Young Guru
October 20, 2016

Watch this amazing pop-up performance of C.R.E.A.M. by Ghostface Killah with Young Guru that took place after my interview at Chicago…

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I talk with Ghostface Killah on his Career and his Creative Process
October 20, 2016

Hip-Hop: The Essential American Art Form Hip-hop has long been a key American art form, but why has it just recently…

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My Interview with Young Guru at Chicago Ideas Week
October 20, 2016

Hip-Hop: The Essential American Art Form Hip-hop has long been a key American art form, but why has it just recently…

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On the pain of Birtherism
September 19, 2016

Sean P. Jackson of the Black Republican Caucus of Florida, MSNBC contributor Touré and NBC’s Katy Tur discuss Donald Trump’s claim…

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Trump Is Dead But Trumpism Is Not
August 24, 2016

Donald Trump is a zombie candidate. He’s still moving but he’s politically dead. He’s damaged himself too much. My friends in…

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No, Black Lives Matter Isn’t Stopping Cops from Doing Their Jobs: Vice (2015)
August 6, 2016

About a year ago, Charles Ramsey, the chief of police in Philadelphia, was at the bedside of a fallen officer who…

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