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Features

Wednesday, June 4 2014

Miley Cyrus: The Anti-Lorde

We cannot understand Lorde’s success without recognizing that it happened in the context of Miley Cyrus’ disgrace.


Tuesday, October 1 2013

Miley, Interrupted: What Happens When Child Stars Grow Up

Attacking Miley Cyrus for no longer being Hannah is missing the point. The stars that we idolize are real human beings, trying to figure out their lives just like everyone else.


Reviews

Friday, April 18 2014

Miley Cyrus + Sky Ferreira: 5 April 2014 - Brooklyn, NY

Miley Cyrus's performance is not a sexed-up act, but a manifestation of her bad-ass, "female rebel" persona.


Sunday, October 6 2013

Miley Cyrus: Bangerz

Perhaps that album title is more fitting than we initially thought. By calling it Bangerz, it will distract is from the fact that it contains so few actual songs.


Thursday, July 15 2010

Miley Cyrus: Can't Be Tamed

The essential Disney pop starlet decides to release a "mature" album, and ends up sounding as confused, anonymous, and downright boring as ever. Thanks, Mickey.


Wednesday, July 30 2008

Miley Cyrus: Breakout

Hannah Montana is a squeaky clean cipher of mega stardom – a perfect dream of pop, if you will, as seemingly removed in lifestyle and behavior from real pop singers as, say, Batman or Superman are from your run-of-the-mill city cop.


Blogs

Thursday, June 27 2013

Miley Cyrus and the Mainstreaming of Hipster Appropriation

For good or bad, Miley Cyrus' latest music video marks the final move for the hipster sub-culture (with its appropriated hip-hop imagery) into the mainstream.


Thursday, July 14 2011

Why Shouldn't Miley Cyrus Smell Like Kurt Cobain?

Didn't Kurt Cobain perform as a teenage girl? If Nirvana did inspire an entire generation, then we really should be receiving Miley Cyrus' cover performances in a much more educated fashion than we are.


Wednesday, October 14 2009

Notorious B.I.G. & Miley Cyrus Mash-up (stream)

Classify this mashup of Miley Cyrus' "Party in the U.S.A." and Biggie's "Party and Bullshit" by Hathbanger under "guilty pleasure". Somehow Biggie's verses


News

Thursday, June 24 2010

Miley Cyrus, less shocking than daily life

LOS ANGELES — I had one main concern about bringing my grade school-age daughter to see Miley Cyrus at the House of Blues on the Sunset


Friday, October 30 2009

With 'Hannah Montana' looming in the rearview mirror, is it time for Miley to move on?

Look at the tags on those Miley Cyrus dolls. Read the fine print on her CDs. Check the label on those Miley jeans you bought


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