The ConMen squad (comprised of Ookie, Merc., Sam, and Gino) travel to Sacramento for Super Sac-Con 2013. We got to hang out with attendees, browse the merch, interview Phil Lamar of MAD TV , and John K -- creator of Ren and Stimpy.
Sandy Cuadra, a lifetime Mission District resident, recently passed away. Her niece Jade Rivera remembers how her legacy continues through the Mission District of San Francisco, a place that's slowly changing through gentrification but will forever carry the spirit of Sandy and those who made it what it is to this day.
It is through expression that one may truly find healing in their battles and struggles. In every tunnel, there will always be light. It is the yin and the yang...the true beauty of balance in life..it is the sun's warmth.
Greg Sr. was in and out of incarceration for 22 years over the span of four decades . During his re-entry process, his son Greg Jr. walked with him every step of the way by giving his father love and advice. This video is part of the New America Media's Children of Re-Entry Project.
The first woman up for a potential re-sentencing in Santa Clara County due to Proposition 36 won her release. A 55-year-old grandmother, Lisa Carter had done 18 years of a life sentence due to the recently reformed 3 Strikes Law. Lisa’ third offense was $150 shoplifting charge. This video was also a part of New America Media's Children of Re-Entry Project.
Nima Fadavi is a Bay Area based music producer known for his innovative beats. So you know Baylingual had to get him for an interview. Nima talks about what it's like touring as a DJ, how to brand your music, meeting 50 Cent, and more. So kickback, chill, and enjoy.
De-Bug's music blogger Baylingual traveled to Sacramento to meet with Task1ne for an in-depth interview. Task1ne talks about his philosophy on music, a journey that started with a X-men comic book and Tribe Called Quest album.
The sequester -- a federal cutting of the budget due to DC gridlock -- is hitting Silicon Valley's elderly, disabled, and low-income families especially hard. In one of the costliest places to live in the nation, Section 8 tenants are seeing rents skyrocket as a result of the sequester, and many now face homelessness. This video was produced in collaboration with the Community Homeless Alliance Ministries, a group that is organizing against the rent increases.