First Browning, Now Homer!: “”The style, structure and themes of rap music, generally, are the same as classic Greek and Latin poetry,” Biggs said. “When you look at the ‘Iliad,’ it doesn’t take a very learned classicist to see the similarities.””. Via Vitaminic‘s fine weblog.

Word to NYLPM contributors: I am going to be busy this week what with a) the anniversary special and b) my birthday. What finer present to give your hard-working editor than some contributions, eh?