2009

Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Mac Miller Brings Thundercat Along for His Tiny Desk Concert Set

Presenting: some funk, some feelings, and a whole lot of goodness.
Ryan Bassil
8.6.18
Remembering Things

Poppin' Bottles and the Ice: How Far East Movement's "Like a G6" Embodied 2010's Endless Party

This song will live forever as long as people are getting slizard.
Phil Witmer
10.6.16
Holy Shit

Six Years Later, Drake Finally Drops the CDQ Version of “You Know, You Know”

You can definitely tell Kanye produced this.
Jabbari Weekes
8.24.16
News

The Derailment of the SEC – Part IV

New allegations that a former SEC official lied to federal investigators; the unlikely source is his own law partner.
Murray Waas
6.5.14
News

Tidal Waves of Ponzi Scheme Greenbacks Washed Over the Antiguan Government

The former most senior banking regulator of the Caribbean island nation of Antigua, Leroy King has recently had preliminary discussions with US authorities about accepting a plea agreement for taking bribes to turn a blind eye to and cover up since...
Murray Waas
5.21.14
News

How an SEC Official in Texas Worked Both Sides and Betrayed the Public Trust

A senior SEC official quashed an investigation in early 2005 of a $7 billion Ponzi scheme masterminded by Houston financier R. Allen Stanford after securing a lucrative partnership with a law firm of which Stanford was a client.
Murray Waas
5.21.14
Words

Listen to "A Little Closer" From Julien Jabre & Mt. Eden feat. Hayley Gene

It's an adrenaline-fueled power drive through a melting pot of swirling synths, powerful breakdowns and atmospheric vocals.
David Garber
4.30.14
News

Should Iranians Be Celebrating Their New President So Soon?

On Friday British Iranians lined up around the block to vote at the Iranian consulate in London, ID in hand. I wanted to speak to some of those who voted (and some who didn’t bother), so I headed to West Kensington, home of the city's biggest Persian...
Alex Chitty
6.18.13
News

I Spoke to a Rejected Iranian Presidential Candidate

In a couple of weeks, Iranians will go to the polls to choose a replacement for President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. There’s no reason to think this election will be transparent. To get an insider’s view, I called Hooshang Amirahmadi, one of the candidates...
Alex Chitty
5.31.13
The Conversations With Distinguished Gentlemen Issue

Disneyland After Dark

Last week I chaperoned a graduating high school class of 2009 to Grad Nite, an exclusive all-night party at Disneyland.
Sam McPheeters
6.1.09