Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew recently shared some epic hype photos. The young NFL sensation, who is almost certainly going to be traded before next season starts, posted photos of him getting some work in while rocking his now legendary mullet . (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) He captioned the photos, “Freedom’s just another word for nothin left to lose.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Gardner Minshew (@gardnerminshew5) Is Gardner Minshew the man or is Gardner Minshew the man? The answer is yes. The dude might be the most authentic player in the NFL. He knows exactly who he is, and he doesn’t run from it. He is the man behind Minshew Mania. He’s the man with the mullet children will talk about for generations to come. View this post on Instagram … [Read more...] about Gardner Minshew Drops Awesome Hype Photos On Instagram
This Q&A is part of a weekly series of posts highlighting common questions encountered by technophiles and answered by users at Stack Exchange , a free, community-powered network of 100+ Q&A sites . Jesslyn asks: One of my teammates is a jack of all trades in our IT shop and I respect his insight. However, sometimes he reviews my code (he's second in command to our team leader, so that's expected) without a heads up. He will review my changes before they complete the end goal and make changes right away... and he's even broken my work once before. Other times, he has made unnecessary improvements to some of my code that is 3+ months old. This annoys me for a few reasons: I am not always given a chance to fix my mistakes. He has not taken the time to ask me what I was trying to accomplish when he is confused, which could affect his testing or changes. I don't always think his code is readable. Deadlines are not an issue and his current workload doesn't … [Read more...] about How to stop a more senior colleague from making unannounced code improvements?
“Today, the lilting fiddle-, accordion- and triangle-based music is enjoyed by fans around the world. But since the pandemic struck, the vast majority of live music venues in Cajun country have fallen silent. … Hundreds of musicians who play Cajun and its bluesy Black cousin, zydeco, are hurting.” — John Burnett, NPR In November, zydeco musician Corey Ledet was among the southwest Louisiana musicians featured in John Burnett's NPR story about the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on Cajun and zydeco music. As the pandemic spikes ever higher, the economic stress on musicians who perform for a living continues. “I’ve never seen anything like this in my life,” the St. Martin Parish-based Ledet said. “I’m trying to adapt, but it’s tough.” A Grammy nominee for his 2012 album, “Nothin’ But the Best,” Ledet plays occasional in-person solo shows as well as some livestreamed performances. “Just to get by and keep the chops up,” he said. “But it’s not the same as playing in front of … [Read more...] about Acadiana’s Corey Ledet keeping the zydeco flame burning; 14th album out Friday
The ascent of EDM has transformed the sound of the radio more than any other trend of the past decade. Photo: Yulia Skya Classics The essential party starters, as selected by an expert panel of the city’s most influential DJs, dance-label heads, and party promoters. By Piotr Orlov 2000 Antibalas, "Si, Se Puede" "Incredible record from New York's Afrobeat kings." (Rich Medina, DJ-Promoter) Daft Punk, “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” Fischerspooner, “Emerge” “The defining track of the electroclash scene.” (justine d, dj-promoter) Memphis Bleek feat. Jay-Z and Missy Elliott, “Is That Your Chick” 2001 Blaze Production presents James Toney Jr. Project, “Revolution Poem” “A seminal record; introduced the dance world to Afro-house.” (medina) Jay-Z, “U Don’t Know” Le Tigre, “Deceptacon (DFA Remix)” M.O.P. feat. Busta Rhymes and Remy Ma, “Ante Up (Remix)” “A club song about robbing people in the street!” (eleven & ayres, djs) Antibalas, … [Read more...] about The Beat Goes Boom: What’s Driving the Dance-Music Moment
WrestleMania is a two-night show, so why not NXT TakeOver? NXT TakeOver: Stand and Deliver Night 1 set a high bar for Night 2 to clear, featuring new champions and an absolutely fantastic match in Walter versus Ciampa . Night 2 is airing on Peacock right now and, between the unsanctioned match between Adam Cole and Kyle O'Reilly plus the NXT Championship main event, hopes to be an even better show. That's a tough challenge, but I believe in the roster's ability to... stand and deliver. Editors' top picks Subscribe to CNET Now for the day's most interesting reviews, news stories and videos. Sorry. Night 1 aired on both Peacock and the USA Network, though Night 2 will be exclusive to Peacock. It won't air on the WWE Network unless you live outside the US . Below you'll find a full recap of Night1. Raquel Gonzalez is the new NXT Women's Champion In the main event of NXT TakeOver: Stand and Deliver, Raquel Gonzalez defeated Io Shirai to win the NXT Women's … [Read more...] about NXT TakeOver Stand and Deliver Night 1: Full recap and analysis
Earl Simmons, the rapper better known as DMX , died on Friday at White Plains Hospital in White Plains, New York, one week after suffering a heart attack. He was 50 years old. Simmons’ family said they were “deeply saddened” to announce the rapper’s death, adding that he died “ with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few days.” “Earl was a warrior who fought till the very end,” his family said in a statement. “He loved his family with all of his heart and we cherish the times we spent with him. Earl’s music inspired countless fans across the world and his iconic legacy will live on forever. We appreciate all of the love and support during this incredibly difficult time. Please respect our privacy as we grieve the loss of our brother, father, uncle and the man the world knew as DMX. We will share information about his memorial service once details are finalized.” Related Stories Missy Elliott, Eve, Swizz Beatz Mourn DMX … [Read more...] about DMX, Rapper Who Blended Aggressive Menace With Emotional Sincerity, Dead at 50