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  1. Career Arc: Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins

    Justin Charity

    Xscape, the once feared, then anticipated, and ultimately accepted new Michael Jackson album dropped earlier this month, the second posthumous LP release since Jackson's death in 2009. As with much of MJ's final studio album, Invi...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  2. This Is Your Favorite Rapper. This Is Your Favorite Rapper On (or...

    Justin Charity

    For the past two decades, Actavis, a multibillion-dollar pharmaceutical company based in Dublin, happened to be the chief supplier of ratchet rap antics in Houston, New Orleans, Miami, L.A., Chicago, and wherever else Styrofoam doub...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  3. Whose World: The Strange, Wistful 20th Anniversary of Nas's ...

    Justin Charity

    I dropped an ancient manifest of hip-hop straight off the block. -Nas, "Memory Lane (Sittin' in Da Park)," Illmatic (1994) Fancy that 20 years after his street-poetic debut as kid virtuoso from NYC's Queensbridge housing tow...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  4. Alan Thicke, the Most Interesting Man in the Sports World

    Eric Benson and Joe DeLessio

    T here he is on the ice before the NHL All-Star Game in 1988, taking slap shots beside Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux. He's there at Michael Jordan's first charity golf tournament in the Bahamas, staying up into the we...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  5. Bryan Curtis on the tragic and inspirational story of Maurice Sto...

    Bryan Curtis

    For decades, legends in the NBA headed up to the Catskill Mountains to do what they knew to help one of their own.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2013
  6. Your Semiannual Reminder That Dirk Nowitzki Is a Self-Aware Geniu...

    Sean Fennessey

    This is Dirk at a charity soccer match, living that Arjen Robben life. Notice the wry smile at flop's end....

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  7. Christian Slater Sang 'The Heat Is On' at a Miami Heat Charity Ka...

    Chris Ryan

    My man was in Heathers. Respect him. You can see a bunch of other photos of the "Battioke Night" — a benefit for the Take Charge Foundation (how perfect is it that Shane Battier named his foundation "Take Charge"?) — over at HoopsHype. Th...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  8. About Last Night: The Lakers Continue to Be Terrible

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy spending your day off either volunteering with a local charity or watching Magnum, P.I. on Netflix, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. The Chicago Bulls heaped more misery on the struggling Los Angeles Lakers, beat...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  9. "12-12-12: The Rolling Stones Shimmy Against Sandy, Adam Sandler...

    Amos Barshad

    "12-12-12," Wednesday night's action-packed Hurricane Sandy relief telethon, offered, for better or worse, more than a few moments worthy of your attention. Let's first remember that, yes, this was all for a good cause, and hopefully enough money was...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  10. NHL Apocalypse Watch: The Beast Ascendeth Out of the Bottomless P...

    Katie Baker

    So what was it that made YOU finally lose your mind over the NHL lockout? For me, it was a charity hockey game in Atlantic City meant to raise money for Hurricane Sandy relief! Not that there was anything wrong with the Operation Hat Trick game or...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  11. Arcade Fire's Win Butler to Dunk on People for Charity

    Amos Barshad

    Indie rock's most fearsome hoops duo is back! For years now, with much the same alacrity and tenacity with which their heart-stirring Montreal rock outfit collects impassioned fans, The Butler Brothers — Arcade Fire's Win and Will — have ...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  12. Flight of the Conchords Return for Charity (and Stuff Like That)

    Amos Barshad

    The two best things about "Feel Inside (and Stuff Like That)," this new Flight of the Conchords jam created for New Zealand's "Red Nose Day: Comedy for Cure Kids" and shot with a bunch of children at the Clyde Quay School in the duo's hometown of Wel...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  13. Steve Nash and the NBA Relocation Program

    Ben Detrick

    On the first day of free agency, officials from the Toronto Raptors embarked from Nanookian lodges by snowplow to ambush Steve Nash at his annual charity event in New York City's Chinatown. Undistracted by the aroma of pork and chives wafting out of ...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  14. Game of the Night: Mets vs. Nationals

    Jonah Keri

    There is no shortage of reasons to marvel at R.A. Dickey. He's a best-selling author whose book actually deserves that status. He climbs Mount Kilimanjaro for charity. He names his bats after Lord of the Rings swords and steps to the plate to the ope...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  15. The Secret Policeman's Ball: Coldplay, Ben Stiller, Russell Brand...

    Amos Barshad

    The Secret Policeman's Ball — a live charity event benefiting Amnesty International — is a British comedy institution that originated in the 1970s, and has been held intermittently every decade since. Last night, for the first! time! ever...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  16. Das Racist Played Carnegie Hall for Philip Glass' Birthday

    Amos Barshad

    Has this been the greatest week of charity-inclined hip-hop in the history of Carnegie Hall? Last week Jay-Z played the famed venue to raise funds for United Way. Last night, Das Racist showed up for the annual Philip Glass-curated Tibet House Benefi...

    Blog | February 14, 2012