1. (O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 8.28.13

    PHOTO: Stephen Torton

    1. A Basquiat Blunder.
    Airbnb.com advertises Crosby Street loft for rent where Jean-Michel Basquiat had his studio. Only it wasn’t actually there. Vintage photos of Basquiat and Madonna and a little investigative work reveal the studio’s actual location.
    [ RIFF/CHORUS/RIFF ]

    2. Music Essentials: J.Rocc.
    From the iPod Nano to vitamin C, see what stuff J.Rocc keeps close by when DJing around the globe. By Arthur Bray.
    [ Hypetrak ]

    3. J-Zone Vs. USPS (and LinkedIn and Russell Simmons).
    Zone zones out on The Twitter. By Phillip Mlynar.
    [ Village Voice ]

    4. New Detroit Doughnut Shop to Honor Producer J Dilla’s Legacy.
    Jay Dee’s uncle Herm – who used to bring doughnuts to him as a child – set to open Dilla’s Delights. Baked goods slated for the menu: The “Conant Gardens Glaze,” “Fantastic Fritters” and “McNasty Macaroons.” By Adam Graham.
    [ The Detroit News ]

    5. Why It’s Illegal to Use Milk Crates for Anything Besides Milk.
    Diggin’ in the crates = illegal life? Apparently so, as possession of non-milk storage crates can cost you $300 and up to 90 days in jail. By Andrew Jenner.
    [ Modern Farmer ]


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