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Unconsciousness, Consciousness, Popular Discourse, Race, and the Presidential Election

October 11, 2008 by


When I think of the word “consciousness”, I think of Mos Def’s line in his Close to the Edge Freestyle on the Chappelle Show. So, stop with the nonsense, like he consciousI’m just awake dawg, I’m doin’ great dawg He was talking about “conscious”, meaning a state of knowing what’s going on. He says being […]

Ben Gordon, His Contract Negotiations, and the Bulls

October 5, 2008 by


I wish John Paxson would’ve read a bit of Sherlock Holmes before he became GM of the Bulls. A man’s brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with scuh furniture as you choose. A fool takes in all the lumber of every sort that he comes across, so […]