Also, we dip into our archives for a 2004 interview with rapper Masta Ace, a hip-hop legend and original member of the Juice Crew.
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Merlin Mann talks about the process of doing creative work, and particularly how to abandon the quest for perfection, get off your butt and get started.
The great @Nerdist rocking some fly gear on G4's Attack of the Show.
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Author and raconteur John Hodgman welcomes attendees to MaxFunCon 2009 with a rousing address and a friendly camp song. Also, a stiff drink.
Pharoahe Monch is one of underground hip-hop's most respected MCs. Beginning with his rise to prominence as half of the group Organized Konfusion, and continuing into his fruitful solo career, he's always been seen as a paragon of both technical mastery and lyrical passion on the microphone.
Brother Ali is a Minneapolis-based MC with a reputation for raw, soul-searching lyrics and passionate delivery. His new EP is "The Truth Is Here," a follow-up to his 2007 LP "The Undisputed Truth."
Jonathan Coulton stops by MaxFun World HQ to talk about (and play) his charming, heartfelt and hilarious songs. Coulton recently released a live CD/DVD set, called "Best. Concert. Ever."
Jimmy Pardo and Matt Belknap are the hosts of Never Not Funny, one of the world's most popular comedy podcasts. Pardo has been a standup comic for twenty years, and has appeared on the Tonight Show and been featured in his own Comedy Central special. He's also hosted television shows like National Lampoon's Funny Money on GSN and Movies at Our House on AMC. Belknap works in film development, and is the founder of the comedy fan website aspecialthing.com.