#ArtNews: Is Bjork’s (Badly Reviewed) Retrospective MoMA’s Pop Culture Swan Song?

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I've been hearing rumblings of bad things since the show was announced. Criticizing a museum for celebrating a pop star, or making fun of the kooky lady that wore the swan dress to the Oscars is WAY too easy. So, I wanted to hear that this was a great show –or even just good. Nope. My problem isn't necessarily with the subject matter but, I will ... See the Rest

Funny but Troubling Song About YouTube Commenters: “The Ballad of Billy John” By Trevor Moore

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In "The Ballad of Billy John,” comedian Trevor Moore (founding member of The Whitest Kids You Know) sings about the tragic tale of a loving couple who tried to do something nice on the internet. And you know how THAT usually turns out. The song starts out slow, but give it a minute. It packs a wallop. ... Watch Now

Laganja Estranja releases her first single LEGS ft. Rye Rye


After appearing as a contestant on LogoTV's Season Six of RuPaul's Drag Race, Laganja has traveled the world, headlining in Europe and walking in the Melange Brasil Fashion Show in Rio de Janeiro.  A highly trained dancer (BFA, CalArts), Laganja has also appeared as a contortionist alongside Christina Aguilera for the American Music Awards.  With ... See the Rest

#Empire: Lee Daniels On How The Gay Content Of His Hit Show Is Changing Hearts & Minds


Spoiler Alert: In last night’s episode Jamal Lyon (Jussie Smollett) finally came out (in song) and met a new man too! Since Empire's January premiere, much has been made of having a gay male character of color having such visibility on TV, living and working in the notoriously homophobic hip-hop biz. According to co-creator and executive producer ... See the Rest

#PictureThis: Rare Early Pics of The Beatles & Rolling Stones On eBay


Bob Bonis managed tours of the Rolling Stones and The Beatles and he shot photos along the way. His collection of 2,700 Stones and 750 Beatles snapshots are now being sold on eBay. The young Brit musicians wanted an experienced American manager to organize their travels in the US, and they got Bonis to take the job. Over the numerous tours from ... See the Rest

Ornery Hippie Goddess Joni Mitchell Covers New York Magazine’s Fashion Issue

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Joni Mitchell is on the cover of New York Magazine’s spring fashion issue, looking like the Ghost of Hippies Past. She comes off as slightly crotchety in the interview, but (as Yahoo points out) the kind of crotchety that you love and forgive when the person is amazing and has earned the right to act however they damn please. Says Mitchell: ... See the Rest

#MostlyBad: The Music Behind The Worst Album Covers


So, you've seen the lists of Worst Album Covers Ever knocking around the old internets, right? Didja ever wonder, what the music sounds like that goes with them? Well, wonder no more! As you can hear, some is really terrible (like Wasnatch, Gary and The Handless Organist) the other half, mixed –some mediocre and some surprisingly good (like Junior ... See the Rest

#BoysInHeels: Kazaky’s Latest, “What You Gonna Do”


Those Ukrainian boys in heels, Kazaky, just premiered their new music video, "What You Gonna Do" and they're as precise and fierce as ever. And for the perfect sales pitch, the Russian Municipal Ministries of Culture recently called the them "immoral and contrary to the core human values." Yaaas! Watch. ... See the Rest