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by PopMatters Staff

29 Jul 2009


Lemonade offer up a trippy video for “Big Weekend” that, quite fittingly for the 40th anniversary of Woodstock, is draped in the design aesthetic of a 1960s tie-dyed T-shirt.

by PopMatters Staff

29 Jul 2009


Timothy Gabriele said of Zomby’s recent full-length Where Were U in ’92 that it “seems to try its damnedest to replicate a mixtape, or at least the atmosphere of a mix tape. While it’s easy to get distracted by the titular year in question, the aim of the artist seems to be directed more at evoking the sensation and the sense of possibility in ’92 rather than anything specific.” “Godzilla” is a new song up their upcoming EP.

by PopMatters Staff

29 Jul 2009


Friendly Fires sing emotively on a beach with mask clad drummers on their latest video “Kiss of Life”. It’s a pretty instantly memorable and catchy tune too.

by Matt Mazur

29 Jul 2009


Michael Jackson, mixing pills with alcohol, and Sarah Palin are all given a hot, dance-beat-driven update. Absolutely hysterical. Watch for Nancy Pelosi breaking it down at the beginning! Get it, girl, Kanye will be calling soon, I’m sure of it.

by Matt Mazur

28 Jul 2009


Tsk, tsk Mrs. Martin… Lady Paltrow, a very capable actress occasionally, has recently launched an insipid blog (which I will not name here), on which she gives out lifestyle tips to the great unwashed masses. Here, Paltrow, who for years claimed to be a vegan, debones a chicken. Not very vegan behavior, really. Looks like she is guilty of just hopping on the fad diet trend to get skinny for all of those red carpets.

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Call for Papers: Threatdowns, Political Beatdowns, and the Stewart/Colbert Affect

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"We got our "news" from these two satirists, and their protégés, Noah and Wilmore, surely hope for such loyalty. What is Stewart and Colbert's legacy? What does the future hold for them -- and us?

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