Both Lana Del Rey and Britney Spears have walked the line between virgin coquette and sexual object, and the similarities between them suggest Del Rey has taken up Spears’ mantle of good girl gone bad.
15 Oct 2015
One wonders if Elvis, the Beatles, the Who, et. al. would have gained such importance had TV not been available.
30 Oct 2012
With Carly Rae Jepsen's recent smash, we are reminded of how great pop music can be whenever it decides to return to fun and innocence.
27 Jun 2012
Vestigial organs like industrial music and the radio dial proved vital in 2011, while house and dubstep were invaded by hordes of uninvited outsiders, proving once again that electronic and plugged-in music is at the vanguard of change throughout the world.
04 Jan 2012
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.
12 May 2011
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.
09 May 2011
The show’s writers just cannot seem to push their themes far enough to meld Glee’s cultural touchstones into something that doesn’t simply reproduce the social order that it's attempting to reorganize.
02 Nov 2010
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