This is a corner of cyber-space dedicated to an incredibly useless project. In 1998 I decided to embark on a project for my own amusement: to document the references and samples with which I was familiar from Beastie Boys' music and to research what I didn't know. After an extensive and rather exhaustive amount of effort, these pages were born. What you'll find are the Beastie Boys lyrics laid out with annotated comments explaining popular culture and historical references as well as known samples. I might point out that the research is hardly authoritative and certainly not comprehensive. There is lots of room for improvement so I welcome any comments or corrections you may have. Please send props/flames and science/knowledge to my e-mail link in the border.
The format is really simple: