Alex Dwyer

Currently Listening:

Luca Brasi 2 - Kevin Gates

Lese Majesty - Shabazz Palaces

Black Messiah - D'Angelo & The Vanguard

Reflections - Gil Scott-Heron

Golden Skies - Mono/Poly

Conversation Peace - Stevie Wonder

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Currently Watching:

Arsenal Football Club

Crash Course World History 2

Blade Runner

Rick and Morty

Archer

Dune

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Currently Reading:

The Long Valley - John Steinbeck

Every Love Story Is A Ghost Story - D.T. Max

Synecdoche, New York - Charlie Kaufman

The Book of Tea - Okakura Kakuzo

Photos of Manzanar - Ansel Adams

Showa 1926-1939 - Shigeru Mizuki

 
Off the Books returns with a look at the latest book from celebrity chef Eddie Huang.
Alex Dwyer's Off The Books columns returns with a look at Jooyoung Lee's new, "Blowin' Up."
Alex Dwyer reads another book on Gil Scott-Heron to disheartening results
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If not wearing pants is cool, you can call Dweez Miles Davis. “I love women. I never needed any help or ever had any trouble finding women. I just like to be with them, talking and shit like that. But I never have messed with a musician’s girlfriend. Never. Even if she hadn’t been with […]