You just stay in the damn chariot, Chuck. I’ll make sure you win the goddamn race.
— Ben Hur stunt coordinator to Charlton Heston, who drove his own chariot in the film’s signature action sequence. (Heston confided his concern that he wouldn’t measure up once they added seven more chariot teams with experienced drivers in the ring.)
Filling in for a busy Johnny D this week, Rocket Ship’s d.j. cozy little takes you around the world, from Jamaica (Glen Brown, Twinkle Bros.) to Brazil (São Paolo Ska Jazz, Sergio Mendez) to Russia (Cabernet Deneuve, St. Petersburg Ska-Jazz Review) to Australia (Jamaica’s Skatalites’ most recent!) to Japan (Little Tempo, Shiina Ringo) and beyond (International Observer)!