Wednesday, June 4 2014
We cannot understand Lorde’s success without recognizing that it happened in the context of Miley Cyrus’ disgrace.
Tuesday, October 1 2013
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.
Monday, January 12 2015
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band may be the most overanalysed, overexposed album in history. In light of the Flaming Lips' affectionate reimagining, can the inescapable masterpiece ever be surpassed?
Friday, April 18 2014
Miley Cyrus's performance is not a sexed-up act, but a manifestation of her bad-ass, "female rebel" persona.
Sunday, October 6 2013
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
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
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.
Thursday, June 27 2013
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.
Wednesday, July 13 2011
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
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
Wednesday, June 23 2010
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
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