Day: May 19, 2008

Trip-hop may be dead, Portishead is not

Portishead will always be creepy sounding. Its sound conjures up old spy films, dark alleyways and the foreboding sense that something dark and beautiful has come to get you. Not to mention the band has a certain mystery to its look. It’s been years since Beth Gibbons soberly crooned that nobody loved her on 1994’s “Dummy.

Two teams enter, one team wins

This year promises to be a great year for the NBA playoffs. In the Western Conference, the Los Angeles Lakers took on the Denver Nuggets. The Lakers continued their hot streak into the playoffs, sweeping the Denver Nuggets 4-0. For the Lakers, Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, Lamar Odom, and Derreck Fisher all averaged at least 11 points in the series.