Three Signs You Should Not Be Writing About Rap Music (via @NoiseyMusic)

One of the Internet’s great accomplishments is widening the pool of writers for various topics. Before the Internet, restriction of access made it difficult to write effectively about a lot of stuff without playing nice with those you were writing about.  So, for example, sports reporters tended to be ex-athletes who were just excited to be in the same room as the pros.  Now we spend as much time clowning athletes for their terrible hollering skills as we do praising their performance on the field, word to Brett Favre.  And that’s great because athletes are fundamentally entertainment and we should treat them not like infallible Christian gods, but like entirely dysfunctional Greek gods. [READ MORE]

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