In 1993, the film “Judgment Night” was released. SPOILER ALERT: it is a film about the fear of losing white privilege through the characters portrayed by Emilio Estevez, Cuba Gooding Jr., Stephen Dorff, and Jeremy Piven.
Surprisingly, from the ashes of heightened mediocrity arose an amazing soundtrack, a collaboration of hip hop artists and their “rock” counterparts. Is there nothing a blend of black and white musicians in a corporate world can’t do?
2020 was a horrible year. But to be fair, it was an accumulation of everything that has happened since Richard M. Nixon. It is what happens with nearly 50 years of accumulating raw sewage backing up without any improvements to the infrastructure.
On the other hand, in the middle of a raging pandemic, Taylor Swift released two albums, which goes to prove that there is still a glimmer of hope and capitalism on the other side. Happy New Year!
At the risk of DJ-splaining, a medley is a varied mixture of people or things; a miscellany, like a bag of frozen mixed vegetables or a 4 AM tavern. (Remember those?)
To mash up is to mix or combine two or more different elements, like a bag of miscellaneous meat parts and a bag of frozen Asian style vegetables. In this case, by definition, the following qualifies as both a medley and a mash up.