Jalen Portis

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How to Master the Best Ever Scratch-Made Pancakes

Step 1<p>In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the flour, salt, sugar and baking powder. Keep the mixture aside.<p>Step 2<p>In the bowl/tumbler, in which you …

Breakfast

Hip-Hop’s Middle Class Is Disappearing — And It’s Leaving Rap In A Rut

All genres go through ebbs and flows. Pop, rock, R&B, soul, funk, jazz, punk, metal, disco — they’ve all been through this, and so has everything in between. Right now, even though rap and hip-hop edged out rock to become the most popular genre in America, it’s been starting to feel like the it has …

The illusion of change in Spider-Man: Homecoming

<b>Warning: This post contains spoilers for Spider-Man: Homecoming.</b><p>Superheroes in the movies now are all aristocrats and celebrities, far removed from …

NPR Music's Songs Of The Summer 2017

What makes a song <i>the</i> song of the summer? You could base that judgment solely on chart performance and bestow the crown to the track that hangs on to No. 1 through the warmer months. Or maybe you follow a kind of source-cue methodology, granting the coveted distinction to that one song that's always …

Spanish Language

On Melodrama, Lorde enters a new era

Lorde’s highly anticipated second studio album, Melodrama, highlights the young pop star’s transformation from teenage wist to heartbroken …

Harley and Marvel Built a Series of Badass Custom Superhero Choppers

Fanboy motorcyclists, rejoice!<p>Harley has been scoring product placements in Marvel movies for years now, but the iconic comic book publisher and America's biggest motorcycle manufacturer just took their relationship a step further by teaming up to build 25 custom choppers tricked out with superhero …

The Many Ways Donald Trump Is a Real-Life Lex Luthor

Be afraid. Be very afraid.<p><i>UPDATE 8/15/16: This article has been updated with comment from</i> Man of Steel <i>writer John Byrne.</i><p>The self-destructing vortex …

This Interactive Map Of Music Genres Will Take Up The Rest Of Your Day

A Belgian architect has created a map that could be the Internet’s next great music source.<p>The word ‘map’ doesn’t quite do Musicmap justice. If it were merely a map, that would just be a chance to jokingly present Dubstep as the Port Moseby, Papua New Guinea of the music world. Instead, the new …

Papua New Guinea

‘Suicide Squad’ Fans v Critics: Who Came Out the Winner?

In recent years, the war between movie fans and film critics — if, in fact, it is a war — has had its flare-ups. Remember what happened when “The …

Comic Books

Confession: I Am Part of a Sinister Conspiracy to Destroy DC's Live-Action Movies

I cannot bear the secret any longer. Guys, you were <i>right</i>. You who complained that the media was somehow prejudiced against DC movies were right. You …

Suicide Squad shows why Marvel’s movie universe works and DC’s does not

<i>Suicide Squad</i>is a dull, inept mess — a charmless and incoherent muddle of a film that left me rooting only for it to end. But it’s more than just a bad movie. It’s a bad sign for the entire DC Comics movie universe.<p>Warner Brothers, which owns DC Comics and the rights to its characters, has made no …

Comic Books

How 'Suicide Squad' Showcases Nasty Side of Fandom in 2016

Fans helped turn supervillain movie into opening-weekend hit — while attacking Rotten Tomatoes, trolling critics and tapping the Internet's dark …

Top 100 Comics And Graphic Novel Sales For May 2016 – Marvel Has 66% Of The Top 100 Comics

Here are the top-selling comic books in North America in the direct market, supplied by Diamond Comic Distributors. And you can really see how DC, …

Graphic Novels

'Captain America: Civil War' trailer set a record with 61 million views in a single day

Based on a comic book arc of the same name, "Captain America: Civil War" finds the superhero community facing a growing public backlash which is brought to a head due to an international incident with civilian casualties. We don't know the specific form this will take in the film, but it's been …

Marvel Universe

Hip-Hop

How Killer Mike Was Wrong — And Right — About Black Gun Ownership<p>Aaron Williams 03.26.18 1 hour ago<p>How One Line Derailed Ludacris' Rap Career<p>Aaron Williams 03.23.18 3 days ago 10 Comments<p>Lil Skies Has The Stage Presence Of A Seasoned Rap Veteran Already<p>Aaron Williams 03.22.18 4 days ago 3 …

Rap & Hip-Hop

adidas Originals Veritas Mid Two-Tone Woven Mesh Pack

adidas Originals has unveiled a tonal approach to its newly released Veritas Mid silhouette. The<p>adidas Originals has unveiled a tonal approach to its newly released Veritas Mid silhouette. The two-tone woven mesh pack features four iterations of the mid-cut shoe with a woven two-tone upper in …

7 Best Track & Sweat Pants For Men

The search for the perfect track pant can feel like a Tolkien-style quest if you’re not looking in the right places.<p>You want something that fits well …

Ronnie Fieg x Clarks 2014 Kildare Pack

This spring, Ronnie Fieg has teamed up with Clarks to introduce an all-new silhouette: the Kildare.<p>This spring, Ronnie Fieg has teamed up with Clarks to introduce an all-new silhouette: the Kildare. A hybrid of sorts that pairs sneaker-like styling with a silhouette reminiscent of Clarks’ classic …