Proud Canadian and interviewer to the hip-hop stars Nardwuar The Human Serviette has worked his magic once again, leading The Roots drummer Questlove through an epic new 46-minute talk.
In this one, the Vancouver-based Nardwuar, whose interviews with the likes of Lil Wayne, Drake, A$AP Rocky and Odd Future regularly clock millions of views, regularly befuddles Questo with his in-depth knowledge of the drummer's personal life and musical interests.
Questlove tells Nardwuar about how Hawaiian Punch inspired him to do something bad when he was three-years-old.
"I suckerpunched the shit out of my mother... I got in a lot of trouble for that," he tells Nard.
Additionally, Questlove addresses topics like Mel Brooks and Rodney Dangerfield's statuses as rap pioneers, the reason why MC Breeze's "Discombobulatorbubalator" got banned in the '80s, whether or not Lady B's "To The Beat Y'all" was the first female-fronted rap record and the relative merits of novelty rap.
Oh, and Questlove passingly mentions HuffPost at the 34-minute mark.
Rapper and Haiti activist <a href="http://www.nydailynews.com/gossip/2010/10/05/2010-10-05_wyclef_jean_will_be_a_visiting_fellow_at_brown_university_to_work_with_haiti_ini.html" target="_hplink">Wyclef Jean</a> is a visiting fellow in the department of Africana Studies at Brown University for 2010-2011.
Novelist and Pulitzer-Prize recipient Richard Ford <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/01/05/richard-ford-to-teach-at-_n_804942.html" target="_hplink">will be teaching</a> graduate level writing classes at the University of Mississippi this fall.
The former senator will <a href="http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/01/04/arlen-specter-to-teach-at-law-school/?src=twt&twt=nytimespolitics" target="_hplink">join the faculty of U Penn's law school</a>, where he will teach a class on the relationship between the Supreme Court and Congress.
The former Director of the National Economic Council will <a href="http://voices.washingtonpost.com/44/2011/01/lawrence-summers-to-return-to.html" target="_hplink">return to Harvard</a>, where he served as president and later as a professor, to continue teaching in 2011.
Former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold will <a href="http://dailycaller.com/2011/01/05/former-sen-feingold-will-be-a-professor-at-marquette-law-school/" target="_hplink">start teaching</a> at Marquette University Law School in the spring, where he will teach a class called Current Legal Issues: The U.S. Senate.
Post-structuralist philosopher Judith Butler will leave her post at UC Berkeley and start <a href="http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/culture/2010/11/760690/professor-trouble-post-structuralist-star-judith-butler-headed-columb" target="_hplink">teaching at Columbia University</a> in the fall of 2011.
Mario Vargas Llosa
The 2010 Nobel Laureate in literature spent this past fall semester as a visiting lecturer in creative writing at <a href="http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S28/64/51C33/index.xml?section=topstories" target="_hplink">Princeton</a>.
Rock and Roller Todd Rundgren (of <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsezr0qiFIc" target="_hplink">Hello It's Me</a> fame) <a href="http://www.spinner.com/2010/09/10/todd-rundgren-indiana-university-professor/" target="_hplink">taught for two weeks last semester</a> at Indiana University.
Rapper Bun B of hiphop duo UGK landed a <a href="http://hiphopwired.com/2010/10/20/bun-b-confirms-teaching-class-at-rice-university-photo/" target="_hplink">teaching gig at Rice University</a>, where he will be co-instructing a course on hip hop and religious studies next semester. (Thanks for the tip, rbkilla20!)