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Gemini by Dom O. Briggs

  This poem is courtesy of Dom O. Briggs who is set to appear on our podcast next week. Gemini (poem) When I cry, the first tear always falls from my right eye My emotions are unstable The Gemini in me is selfish I won’t tell you the last time...

Conspiracy Theories

Three Conspiracy Theories That Turned Out To Be Real

    On this episode of KTB, we’re talking conspiracy theories. We check out the word on the street in Bed Stuy about flight MH370, how sexism led to Phil Jackson coming to NY, and much more. Plus, music from local Brooklyn artist Prince PremeO and OG Graciano.   Make...

Daly

Daly’s Review Just Might Be the Greatest Thing Ever

  Review I feel like I’m watching something that’s going to be transcendent. What it is exactly, I don’t know. Comedy Central’s Review is so original and so absurd it makes me want to go out and review life itself, just like the show’s host, Forrest MacNeil (Andrew Daly). Of...

John Tyler

John Tyler: The Tenth Retrospective

  “Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007)   John Tyler President Tyler had served in both houses of Congress, and had been the governor of...

William Henry Harrison

William Henry Harrison: 9th Retrospective

  “Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007)   William Henry Harrison In his campaign, William Henry Harrison was portrayed as a simple, home spun kind...

Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren: The 8th Retrospective

  “Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007)   Martin Van Buren was the true father of Andrew Jackson’s Democratic party, as well as Andrew Jackson’s...

irish whiskey

Paper Chase: Irish Whiskey

Retail sales at U.S. retailers rose .3% in February, which is better than economists expected. It reflects a rebound from the terrible weather experienced in the first quarter of 2014. This is important news because consumers make up two-thirds of the U.S. economy. Bull Market Five years into the bull...