W. Kamau Bell in 2014

W. Kamau Bell in 2014

Times like these, you need a funny person who understands politics. W. Kamau Bell has honed his witty, managed outrage at the world around him into a consistently hilarious brand. Like any comedian who focuses on cultural material, in his early years he battled to find the right mix of commentary and humor, but things…

Orange Like Me’s Mr. Time

Long before he owned and operated Randy’s—the Toledo, Ohio alternative culture pioneer legendary for the wired rolling paper, Black Label liquid cleaner, and other smoking accessories—Brian Nupp was knee-deep in the music world. At 16 years old, he started playing bass in his brother’s band, Peat Moss (they still get together every year to write…