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Iron Mic: Return of the Wack Rap Battle

Now he's the best mayne. He did it.

I am at a loss for words.

The good folks over at It’s An Infinite Cycle have unearthed yet another Iron Mic freestyle battle, this time between two gentlemen vying for the title of “Santa Claus of the Iron Mic.” I shit you not.

For those of you unfamiliar with Iron Mic, click here to witness the classic freestyle battle featuring YouTube rap legend Eli Porter, a rapper unjustly robbed of his clear victory against Envy by the judges. And fans of Marv-O will be very happy. The original “touchy feely” Iron Mic host makes a glorious return, this time as a judge. Check out the video after the jump. Continue reading

I’ve Got To Do More Things

The eras are ending, and I’m getting old.

So I read on Eater that Amy Sacco, one of my favorite Amazon women, has closed her restaurant Bette. Having been a fan of Amy due to her role in bringing prominence to New York nightlife, one of the things I’d wanted to do upon moving to the City was hit up her establishments, Bette and Bungalow 8. I had an opportunity to go to Bungalow a few weeks ago for a friend’s birthday, but I allowed minor issues prevent me from doing so. And now, with the closing of Bette, I’ve let another opportunity slip by. Continue reading