Articles tagged janet jackson

5 Oct 2015 // 1:29 AM

Janet Jackson: Unbreakable

Legend Janet Jackon owes us nothing. That she just gave us a records as fascinating and damn-near satisfying as Unbreakable is pure bonus even with its lyrical flaws.

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‘Michael Jackson’s Vision’ Into the Future

The Moonwalker's short films are brought together here in a single collection. Are you still down with Michael? Are you down? Are you bad?!

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30 Mar 2010 // 8:59 PM

Bad, Bad Girls

Sexual stereotyping reached a fever pitch this month; call it March Madness.

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Janet Jackson, Good Times, and the Current Healthcare Debate

As much as the mammy stereotype may persist alongside images of the domineering Black (southern) mother, Good Times could not deny the dignity of feminine leadership.

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Janet Jackson: Regain Control

With the musical world filled with young "divas", there's little room for Miss Janet, an innovator who popularized the Sexy Diva With Choreography paradigm in the first place.

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Janet, Madonna & George’s Unpopular Coming Out

Blues, jazz, funk and hip-hop have always masked white transgression, aiding generation upon generation to distinguish themselves from the conservative norms of whiteness bequeathed them; here was our generation’s Elvis, mocking and masking anything authentically black, trading love of the craft for sheer fame. And here on the black and white pages of Sex, she was showing us her beautifully dark skin friends, bragging about how much of a bad girl she was.

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Morality and the Principles of Pleasure

I was 31 before the lyrics to the 1987 chart-topper Pleasure Principle meant anything to me. When the song debuted, I was already a staunch Janet Jackson

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4 Oct 2008 // 3:57 PM

The tour coinciding with Janet Jackson’s new CD, “Discipline,” suffered a bout of uncertainty this week. But Jackson, 42, will perform as scheduled on Tuesday

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A federal appeals court in Philadelphia last week gave a conditional stamp of approval to Janet Jackson’s right breast, four and a half years

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28 Jul 2008 // 7:25 AM

This has been an impactful week in the world of show business. And you know what that means? It means there was a lot of

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25 Feb 2008 // 9:01 PM

Janet Jackson: Discipline

Janet Jackson makes yet another forgettable album that leaves you treasuring all of her pre-Nipplegate creations.

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Good Times: The Sixth Season

Good Times quickly abandoned its original intent for easy laughs, leaving the house divided, but funny, nonetheless.

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Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)

From start to finish, the film is suffused with Eddie Murphyness, his elevated sense of himself and his desire to do 'what no one else has done before.'"

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31 Dec 1994 // 10:03 PM

	Janet Jackson: Rhythm Nation Compilation

Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation Compilation DVD contains seven videos from the Rhythm Nation 1814 album, which was arguably the definitive work in Jackson’s always

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//Mixed media

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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