Category - Commentary

The latest opinion pieces, op-eds, and news commentary, all opinions from the writers, and do not always reflect the views of TLSR, CHELCA, or its sponsors.

Scale Down That Social Media Rant

A long, dramatic vent feels so good in the moment, but has one ever solved your problem? Why experts say these tirades are hurting you, and what to do instead. Ten bucks...

The Fall of Lil Kim

Everyone’s always loved Lil Kim in Brooklyn NY, and I loved her more than just about anyone not named MC Lyte. I probably have one of the few pristine copies of...

What is a Man’s Man?

You’d think getting through 30 years of life without ever once questioning your manliness would be a positive thing. You have a penis. It works. Quite well actually...

End of an Era: East Village Radio

East Village Radio, the 11-year-old Internet radio station with a tiny storefront studio on First Avenue, is shutting down operations next week. “Every time we get...