Camilo Smith

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  • 6 months ago | Screwston, Texas

    "He gone get you right, whatever it is." -- Mike Jones in Georgia attorney Mark Jones' TV commercial. Mike Jones, from here to Albuquerque had one of the first "original" meme's of the hip-hop Internet age. His repetition of "Who Is..?" was the "G...

  • 6 months ago | Internet

    So how is your emoji game? Everyone knows about the evolution of emojis, those symbols of our thoughts that reveal what's in our souls by way of email, text messages and social media conversations. They've gone from punctuation smiley faces :-) (K...

  • 7 months ago | Random Ephemera

    You don't have to be into Santeria to run into some Afro-Carribean spiritual products here in Houston. After all, while thousands in the city practice the religion --- which, yes, can include sacrificing small animals like chickens or goats --- th...

  • 7 months ago | Special Events

    There's been a kind of death watch for Kwanzaa, mostly coming from right-wing media circles and just plain ignorant people over the past few years. And those right-wing pundits be damned about the growing inclusivity of the holiday. Yes, white peo...

  • 7 months ago | Environment

    It's a sound most skate heads crave: That click-clack of the board slapping concrete, the distinct rattle of the wheels as they hit the ground and keep spinning. Over the Christmas holiday there's no doubt plenty of skaters had their stockings stu...

  • 7 months ago | Pop Life

    DāM-FunK has been at the head of the modern funk movement for the last five years, a place he earned one music-festival stop at a time. And while he's secure in his role as funk's ambassador, he's still just a bit bothered that the public's ...

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