Category: The Breeze

Give and Take

Paper Chase: Give and Take

  The market has been on a roller coaster ride over the past couple of weeks with momentum stocks and earnings driving volatility. Retail sales rose by 1.13%, the biggest increase since September 2012 and was ahead of analysts’ expectations. This is important because consumers are 2/3 of the American...

Drugs

This is My Drug Memoir: A Retrospective

It’s always bothered me how people who’ve never taken drugs will recount all of their dangers. It’s why it’s so easy for the media to slip it in that the “Miami Cannibal” was on LSD. Or cocaine. Or “bath salts.” Hallucinogens often get the worst brunt of these prohibitive assumptions....

the boondocks

The Boondocks??? Or Nah

  April 21st marked the return of the fourth and final season of the equally beloved and hated series The Boondocks on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. The announcement of the return of the Militant Huey Freeman, young hood booger Riley, Granddad, Uncle Ruckus and a host of other characters we...

Rape Culture

Bundy, Sterling, Richardson, and Rape Culture

On this week’s podcast, we go deep into Donald Sterling and Cliven Bundy’s misadventures in racism, plus Terry Richardson, rogue frats, and America’s rape culture. Check out this episode!     Rape Culture Courtesy of the dailyprincetonian.com:   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 19 percent of...

Donald Sterling

Banned For Life: An Authentic Reaction to Donald Sterling

This was a difficult decision for Adam Silver, Commissioner of the NBA. With only three months in his position, he has this dropped in his lap. He is forced to make a decision that will undoubtedly set a precedent for not only the NBA, but for all of professional sports....

Bashtags: When Hashtagging goes wrong

Bashtags: When Hashtagging Goes Wrong

Some organizations should just stay away from Twitter. The Internet has a tendency to bring out the troll in people, and social media offers these opportunists the perfect platform. Of all social platforms, Twitter is the most dangerous because the person creating the conversation cannot curate it. Once you start...

Cord

Paper Chase: Cutting The Cord

  The drop in the market over the past month was due to concerns about valuation of momentum stocks. Recently released FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) notes state there will be no short term rate hike until 2015, the 6.5% unemployment target rate is outdated, and the fed will have...

Orphan Black

Orphan Black is a Marvel

  I consume a lot of television (which is a problem I’m trying to work out) and in doing so I’ve increasingly become aware that there is too much good television out there. This isn’t news to television devotees, but I bring this up because it has become an internal...

Basic Bitches

Al Snitches, Colbert Switches, and Basic Bitches

On this week’s Killing the Breeze podcast – Kwaisi’s definition of a basic bitch, is Al Sharpton a hero or a snitch, and what’s next for late night. Check out this episode!   Basic Bitches   Courtesy of nymag.com A basic bitch is: 1) The Fronter Who Thinks She’s the...

What Are You Wearing?

You’re A Baller?: What Are You Wearing?

Courtesy of Jamaal Bailey:   Facebook Twitter   What Are You Wearing? This pickup PSA is related to on-court attire. On his classic hit “Summertime”, the Fresh Prince hustled to the mall, to get him a short set and a new pair, because basketball courts in the summer got girls...