Rock & Roll Heaven:
What dead rock stars would look like if they were alive today.
is a rock and pop documentary series, broadcast and on DVD, starting with The Making of Sgt. Pepper
. There were 38 more albums covered, plus five more in the Netherlands... [more inside]
Rapper Shaun Boothe
is now midway through his 12 part series of "unauthorized biographies", which showcase short history lessons about some of the major black figures of our time. Thus far, he's covered James Brown
, Bob Marley
(my favorite), Muhammed Ali
, Martin Luther King (and briefly, Barack Obama)
, Jimi Hendrix
, and Sean "Puffy" Combs
. He's gotten some play
and good press
from major underground hip-hop media, due next in the series is a biography of Oprah Winfrey.
"Window in the Sky"
is a YouTube style video synch mash-up done on a professional budget with the magic of copyright clearances. "It's a triumph of postmodern reconstruction"
says the Washington Post.