Articles tagged britney spears

15 Oct 2015 // 2:00 AM

Good Christian Bad Girls: Britney Spears and Lana Del Rey

Both Lana Del Rey and Britney Spears have walked the line between virgin coquette and sexual object, and the similarities between them suggest Del Rey has taken up Spears’ mantle of good girl gone bad.

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How Women Dominated Pop Music in the ‘00s

We owe it to ourselves to recognize the many women in pop music that made an undeniable impact on popular culture and the world at large.

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The 10 Best Productions by… Guy Sigsworth

On the eve of his next major project release, Alison Moyet's the minutes, here's a countdown of this UK songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer's best productions.

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In Defense of the Rock Drummer

Bobby Gillespie said it best: You can't have a good band if you don't have a good drummer.

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Trap Music and Old-School Britney: The Use of Music in ‘Spring Breakers’

Harmony Korine’s film plays games with both the audience’s and the character’s perception of reality, fantasy, and familiarity. The various ways the music is employed throughout the film helps confuse, disorient, or ground us, and the play between diegetic and non-diegetic music brings us in and out of the characters’ perspective.

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Recent Retro, Or What Will We Be Nostalgic About in the Future?

A look back at a 1990’s childhood, with “where is it now?” updates!

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Britney Spears Attacks the Paparazzi (Again) in “I Wanna Go”

Britney may not hate the Man, but she definitely hates the paparazzi.

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Salem - “Till the World Ends” (Britney Spears remake) (video)

I’m as baffled as you are that it this latest Screwed version of Britney Spears’s single “Til the World Ends” is actually quite good.

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Selling Sex: The Media, Fantasy, and How I Fell in Love with Britney Spears

It all started when I was in Walgreens buying deodorant and I saw her looking me right in the eye with a glossy glow from the cover of an October 2010 issue of US Weekly.

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28 Mar 2011 // 9:00 PM

Britney Spears: Femme Fatale

Leave it to Britney Spears to have her most sonically daring album double-over as her most lyrically boring album at the same time.

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Ghosts of Presents Past: The 2000s

Here’s a look at gifts from the previous decade.

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‘Glee’ Can Also Be Spelled WTF

Somewhere in my fingers is a longer post about how Glee has gone completely off the rails, but I need a few days to compose

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Britney Spears: The Singles Collection

"'Sharing the same heart'? That's like some... Britney Spears sh*t, man!" -- Jay (Romany Malco) The 40 Year Old Virgin.

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24 Jul 2009 // 3:30 AM

One Hit Wonder: Mandy Moore

In the beginning, there was Britney Spears, dressed as a Catholic school girl with a bare midriff, short skirt and pouty lips, selling sex and

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Why are we so fascinated with that train wreck named Britney Spears?

Never in the history of pop music has anyone achieved so much with so little talent as Britney Spears. That’s a big claim, isn’

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9 Dec 2008 // 8:00 PM

Britney Spears: Circus

Released just 13 months after the pissed-off Blackout, Circus catches Spears on a relative upswing, flush from Blackout's positive critical reception and the release of her MTV documentary, For the Record.

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“What happened?” Britney Spears mutters during what is easily the most disturbing song of her career, “Blur.” It arrives in the middle of her sixth

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When composer/saxist John Zorn invited journalists to a pair of weekend shows, his one request was that they would not write about it. Of

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4 Nov 2007 // 9:00 PM

In Defense of Britney

There’s nothing but guilt surrounding Britney -- guilt for secretly enjoying “Gimme More”, guilt for tuning in to see what sort of trouble she’s gotten herself into today, guilt for not having the balls to use the word “misogyny“.

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31 Oct 2007 // 2:50 AM

The new Britney Spears album “Blackout” (Jive) is terrible. But how could it not be? After all, music was never really the strongest part of

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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