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Features

Sunday, November 4 2007

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“.


Columns

Monday, May 9 2011

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.


Reviews

Monday, March 28 2011

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.


Thursday, December 3 2009

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.


Tuesday, December 9 2008

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.


Sunday, October 28 2007

Britney Spears: Blackout

Britney is reduced to a disembodied voice hung robotically over the top of these tracks, purring disinterestedly into a microphone until someone tells her to stop.


Monday, November 5 2001

Britney Spears: Britney


Blogs

Tuesday, December 4 2012

"Scream & Shout" and will.i.am's Big Problem

"You're gonna turn this shit up," Britney Spears claims on will.i.am's umpteenth attempt at a solo hit, completely unaware that lot of people will actually be turning this shit off for one very simple reason...


Thursday, June 30 2011

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

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


Thursday, May 12 2011

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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