Dan DeLuca is an Inquirer pop music critic. But his "In the Mix" column in the Weekend section ventures further afield, into books, movies, TV, the Internet, graphic novels and anything you might call "popular culture."
Jay-Z and 'Gatsby' a match that works
'My life has got to be like this," says Leonardo DiCaprio, as Jay Gatsby, pointing his finger towards the sky. "It's got to keep going up," he adds, in Baz Luhrmann's version of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, opening Friday.
In the ring, Mike Tyson obliterated opponents in the blink of an eye. The thunder-and-lightning pugilist once set a Junior Olympic record by knocking out an opponent in 8 seconds, and at 20 he was the youngest heavyweight champion in history.