As we round out the home stretch of your Gmas offerings, here comes another batch of gifts from the original gri-onch, Clarence.
For Mark and Zman: this is a dandy.
The Rap Year Book: The Most Important Rap Song From Every Year Since 1979, Discussed, Debated, and Deconstructed
brief peek via Barnes and Noble), I'd say it's solid. The book is fodder for arguments of the significance of each year's selections (e.g., no tunes by the three bad brothers you know so well), but in my milieu of early to mid-80's rap, I see no egregious inclusions. This gift is for Mark and Z, but I wanna borrow it. Friends... how many of us have them?
Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists
Sorry, dude. It's not worth that much, but it's not nothing, either.
Until the next time, Happy Gmas!