Pras Michel on Skid Row

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Pras Michel, formerly of The Fugees, went undercover as a homeless man in LA to experience the life first-hand and to raise awareness of homelessness. The new documentary "Skid Row" follows his life on the streets.


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Comments [2]


the trailer for this looks good. checking kim's for it on the way home.

Apr. 16 2008 02:01 PM
World's Toughest Milkman from the_C_train

Santa Monica has ton's of homeless now, unfortunately I'm near there for longer than I like. SM, SF and a lot of CA are overly PC and lenient towards vagrants, loiterers and other transients. There's a great Southpark episode about SM's homeless issues.

I've seen the tent city downtown and it is pretty bizarre, very unlike nyc. This seems like an interesting segment and project within it's limitations, looking forward to checking it out. And LA does get cold at night, your blood thins out and 40s and 50s are common nightime temps now.

Apr. 16 2008 01:22 PM

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