On the surface, I’d say “City Kid” is a “man book,” but there were elements that I was fond of and could identify with as a writer and music lover. Ladies, you can skim the parts about Nelson’s love for comic books, sports, and tales of man adolescence; however, there are still threads integral to his memoir that you’ll enjoy.
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CITY KID by Nelson George- an appetizer for your reading soul so you go buy the book!
Commentary on 20th anniversary of Spike Lee’s movie “Do The Right Thing.”
One of my sisters forwarded this to me and I thought I’d post it. Spike doesn’t break it down to anything super deep, but I playfully like his rationale. If I were him, that’s all the logic I’d need. …btw, I officially turned “black” after seeing Do The Right Thing …
(Update 3/14: changed post title, i always thought it sounded retarded… This continues to be my favorite blog to read. Field Negro is a good mix of social commentary, politics, and current events. Lately, it’s been mostly politics but that’s what’s hot in current events. Field’s posts are cleverly written …