The Get Down

We dare you to watch the just-released trailer for The Get Down and not refute the timeworn adage that describes the ’70s as “the decade that fashion forgot.” Ten years in the making, this musical drama charts the birth of hip-hop and disco as it developed in bedrooms, clubs, and on the graffitied streets and…

A Mural with a Message

The mural in Tales of Urban Horror plays a major part in the storyline and in book five we finally find out its purpose. But I realized no matter how descriptive, an image would do more justice to Yes’s vision.   In the stairwell at Malcolm X Recreational Center Omari is introduced to fellow taggers, Yes and Dragonbrush….