Old Baseball Cards with Don Mattingly

Books & Mags, Interviews, Lists, Sports, The Good Old Days, Videos

Donnie Baseball rips open some old packs.

*BONUS*

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As mentioned in the video above, check out Mattingly on the cover of the January 2019 edition of Beckett Baseball, where they break down the Top 80 baseball cards of the ’80s. For a preview of the list, click HERE.

What’s Good with Ad-Rock and Mike D

Books & Mags, Interviews, Music, Podcasts, The Good Old Days

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Beastie Boys legends Ad-Rock and Mike D are today’s guests on Stretch and Bobbito’s NPR podcast What’s Good, and if you’re a Beastie Boys lifer like me, it’s a must listen. They talk about their early days coming up in the New York punk scene, the golden era of Def Jam Records, mourning MCA, and their new Beastie Boys book. Listen and read excerpts form the interview HERE.

RIP MCA.

*Bonus*

During the “Impression Session” of the podcast, Bobbito plays this 2017 Tanika Charles record “Soul Run”—pretty dope…

 

No Half Steppin’

Books & Mags, Fly Spots, Music, The Good Old Days

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Wax Poetics is behind this new oral and pictorial history of the Latin Quarter, which was one of the original hip-hop nightclubs in New York City back in the ’80s. The book features over 175 color photographs and flyers, and interviews with hip-hop legends Special K and Teddy Tedd, KRS-One, MC Shan, Eric B., DJ Kool Red Alert, Fab 5 Freddy, Just-Ice, Positive K, DJ Clark Kent, Kid, Dana Dane, TR Love, MC Serch, Chuck D, Grand Puba, Sadat X, Pete Nice, Prince Paul, Kurtis Blow, Mike Gee, Daddy-O, Wise, Ced Gee, Big Daddy Kane, Queen Latifah, Kool G Rap, and many more.

Cop HERE.