Jul 26, 2018
The Album: Boyz II Men: II (1994)
Phil Yu is better known to most as Angry Asian Man...except that he isn't actually all that angry (though he is Asian and a man). Phil started his titular site nearly 20 years ago and since then, it has become an indispensable news resource about Asian...
Jul 19, 2018
The Album: The Coup: Steal This Album (1998)
Jesse Thorn, host of Bullseye and the MaximumFun podfather, has long been one of our biggest fans and we were delighted to have him come in to talk about one of his favorite albums: The Coup's stellar 1998 Steal This Album.
The Coup, by then made up of Boots Riley and DJ Pam...
Jul 12, 2018
The Album: Prince: Purple Rain (1984)
I was dreaming when I wrote this, forgive me if it goes astray. But when I woke up this morning and realized that Oliver and I spent an hour or so talking with Meshell N'degecello about Prince's seminal "Purple Rain" album, I was beside myself with hype.
We spoke about the album's...
Jul 5, 2018
The Song: Francis Scott Key's "Star-Spangled Banner" (1814)
For this July 4th week, Morgan and I wanted to do something special and tackle the Great American Heat Rock aka "The Star-Spangled Banner." As Oliver notes during the episode, this is both the oldest song that most Americans know (partly) by heart and the one...