A Brooklyn Heights playground was renamed to Adam Yauch Park today, in honor of the dearly departed Beastie Boy.
Beastie Boys on Being Stupid
“Can you think of a stupider name than the Beastie Boys.” - Adam Yauch aka MCA
It’s Episode #4 from our new series with PBS Digital Studios
Interview by Rocci Fisch for ABC News Radio | 1985
This is rad.
You funky monkey.
Update: Here’s a 2009 Q&A we did about Adam Yauch’s particular type of cancer.
“I can’t stand it, I know you planned it, I’m gonna set it straight, this Watergate,” begins the Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage.” All the President’s Boys is one of those perfect remixes that works so well, you can’t believe you didn’t think of it first. Editor Jeff Yorkes “cinemashup” of footage from All the President’s Men nails it.
IT’S SESAME STREET LIP-SYNCING TO THE BEASTIE BOYS.
So funky. Hello summer jams.