Kemp Powers

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  • 10 years ago | Longform

    How do you get along with 18 million neighbors?

  • 14 years ago | Books

    Bruce Olds Bucking the Tiger Farrar, Straus & Giroux ED BAILEY NEVER saw it coming. Sitting down in a Fort Griffin saloon for what he believed to be a typical game of poker, Ed was in fact on the verge of being etched into history by the edge of a...

  • 14 years ago | Film Reviews

    The Farrelly Brothers go deeper into humanity in Osmosis Jones.

  • 15 years ago | Film Reviews

    American Pimp opens the books on the second-oldest profession.

  • 17 years ago | Reviews

    Bizarre Attack of the Weirdos: The EP Federation Records Damned if the Midwest isn't the most jinxed hip-hop region in the country. While the New York/Los Angeles stranglehold on the rap game seems a distant memory, thanks to the rise of powerful ...

  • 17 years ago | Reviews

    Various Artists Lyricist Lounge: Volume One Rawkus Records WITH THE EXCEPTION of "Body Rock," the just-released single featuring Mos Def, Tash (of the Alkaholiks), and the ubiquitous Q-Tip, you won't find another cut from this hip-hop anthology on...