Rocky

I grew up in Philly. Until this 4th of July weekend, I had never watched a single “Rocky” movie.

Philadelphia Freedom: Discovering ‘Rocky,’ on Independence Day Forty Years Later

July 04, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

I grew up in Philly. Until this 4th of July weekend, I had never watched a single “Rocky” movie.

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Looking into the disconcerting aspects of the mobile phone app YO

YO, what the f*ck is going on here?

July 19, 2014 / by / 71 Comments

Yo is a beautiful word. Yo is an interjection, a Vulcan grip on your attention that closes a sentence as strongly as it can end one. Yo’s gritty staccato reverberates off the tongue with vitality and force and instant-friendliness. Yo is a word made famous by a fictional boxer who couldn’t comprehensibly say much else, a fundamental aspect of two zeitgeist–defining MTV shows, and a goddamn fantastic word to say. 

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