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Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Thursday, August 14, 2014

This week in “Thanks, Internet” — Drake helps a blogger hit it big, Nintendo meets Twin Peaks, Ishmael's blog post, Muppets vs. Beasties, and Zelda Williams remembers her father.  

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Studio 360

Sideshow Podcast: 40 Ounces of Trouble: Mike D Sets the Record Straight

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

In the mid-90s, rappers from the East Coast to the West convinced a new generation to consume malt liquor in “40s.”The Beastie Boys' Mike D says he doesn’t deserve the blame.
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On The Media

Goldieblox Took That "Girls" Ad Down

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Today, Goldieblox wrote an open letter response to the Beastie Boys open letter (relatedly, everyone knows you can privately mail a letter too, right?) saying that they have taken that "Girls" parody ad down.

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WNYC News

Brooklyn Park Named After Beastie Boy MCA

Friday, May 03, 2013

"Everything has been surreal for me for the past 30 years, it just adds onto another completely odd moment. Some of them have been very happy, some of them have been very sad. Today has been both of those." — Ad-Rock, Beastie Boys

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Schoolbook

Remembering a Murrow H.S. Student Named Adam Yauch

Thursday, May 10, 2012

When Adam Yauch, one of the founding members of the Beastie Boys, died of cancer last week, one of the people who mourned him was his English teacher at Edward R. Murrow High School, who recalled him "writing from the heart.'' She says to teachers: "We can never know which of our students will bring about the next revolution or create the next new idea and inspire a generation.''

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The Takeaway

Remembering Adam Yauch

Monday, May 07, 2012

We remember the guy known as "MCA." Adam Yauch, one of the founding Beastie boys from Brooklyn, died suddenly and unexpectedly late last week from cancer. The Beastie boys were the so-called white crossover hip hop act that sold more than 40 million albums and helped to make hip-hop mainstream.

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Features

Beastie Boys Founder Adam 'MCA' Yauch Dead at 47

Friday, May 04, 2012

The 47-year-old rapper born in Brooklyn, who fans knew as MCA, died on Friday after a battle with cancer. Watch vintage Beasties' music videos here.

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Studio 360

Aha Moment: Beastie Boys

Friday, March 23, 2012

Young Jean Lee is a playwright who’s become an it-girl of experimental theater in New York City. But as a kid in the late 1980s, Lee was mainstream, dressing in Esprit and listening to New Kids on the Block. But a Rolling Stone review convinced her to splurge on Paul’s Boutique ...

Video: "Hey Ladies" by the Beastie Boys

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Features

25 Years After Licensed To Ill, A New Album From The Beastie Boys

Monday, April 25, 2011

The three members of The Beastie Boys are well into their 40s, but that hasn't stopped them from releasing a new album: Hot Sauce Committee Part Two, which is due out in stores on Sunday, May 3.

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