Society & Culture:History
Greeting, b-boys and b-girls! In this episode, culture vultures Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) explore the earliest days of hip-hop music and culture when they read Ed Piskor's Hip-Hop Family Tree #1, published by Fantagraphics in 2015! After talking about Ed Piskor's rising career, our music historians go through every page of this issue, lending their improbable voice talent to these actual persons. After a short break, they come back to talk a little bit about New York, to help situate the uninitiated listener and explain some of the reasons why hip-hop developed where and when it did. This episode is sure to have you doing windmills into a backspin, you don't want to miss it!
REGGIE'S NOTE: Apologies for the sound quality of my voice. I just moved into a new place and there's a lot of echo. Pretend it's a vocal effect.
Check out Ed Piskor and Jim Rugg's YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCU0v4IGzj2wK-PmjASkK2Rg
BREAK: A promo for a 20/20 report on hip-hop from 1981 https://youtu.be/onRKOcsf1J0
Update and Thanks
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 141 - William Shatner's TekWorld #1 (1992)
Chris is on Infinite Earths, Episode 17: ElfQuest 25th Anniversary (2003)
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 140 - Star Wars: Dark Empire #1 (1991)
Reggie's Comics Stories ep. 15 - The Great Marvel Exodus
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 139 - Blackest Night #1 (2009)
Chris is on Infinite Earths, Episode 16: Laurel & Hardy #1 (1972)
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 138 - Action #37 (1976)
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Sandman Universe "Gatherum", Episode 5
Reggie's Comics Stories ep. 13 - Not Brand Echh!
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 137 - Street Poet Ray #1 (1990)
Chris is on Infinite Earths, Episode 15: The Man of Steel #1 (1986)
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 136 - Teen Titans #12 (1967)
Reggie's Comics Stories ep. 13 - Comic Book Implosion
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Sandman Universe "Gatherum", Episode 4
Chris is on Infinite Earths, Episode 14: DC Comics Presents #85 (1985)
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 134 - The Flash #268 (1978)
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Sandman Universe "Gatherum", Episode 3
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