Lady Gaga Caught In A Bad Romance With Satan

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrO4YZeyl0I&ob=av3e For those of you who enjoy crazy religious conspiracy theories involving Satanism, the Illuminati, the Freemasons and Lady Gaga, get out your decoder rings because have I got a forward for you (sans the pictures that interspersed the crazy text): [Read more...]

Like Revolution Itself In Musical Form

Still the freshest music out there, now exactly 20 years after being first released—every time I hear the opening chords and first drum hits of “Smells Like Teen Spirit”, it sounds to me like revolution in musical form: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTWKbfoikeg&ob=av2e   Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Be Careful About Loving Women Too Much Lest Other Guys Think You're Gay

When Pitchfork‘s Chris Dahlen wrote a tribute to Liz Phair’s landmark indie masterpiece Exile in Guyville as a review of its 15th anniversary rerelease in 2008, he led with this paragraph: You break all kinds of unwritten rules when you’re a guy who admires a girl. The white suburban kids who idolize gangster rappers are old [Read More...]

Laura Marling and St. Vincent Release Spectacular Albums Tomorrow (Tuesday 9/13/11)

Seriously, two of the most gifted and groundbreaking women in pop music today are both releasing staggeringly good third albums of their careers. For the love of music stream Laura Marling’s A Creature I Don’t Know at the New York Times Magazine and St. Vincent’s Strange Mercy at NPR while you still can, if you doubt me. And/or support their amazing [Read More...]

St. Vincent's "Cruel"

I cannot figure out what I love more, her brilliant music or her unique and remarkable theatrically controlled facial expressions. Her videos always mesmerize me, she’s positively electric on stage, and the songs get deep under the skin. She’s one of the best of our time. Support genius, pick up Strange Mercy. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Stream Laura Marling's "A Creature I Don't Know"

Laura Marling’s debut album Alas I Cannot Swim, recorded when she was only 17, is a masterpiece which instantly made her my favorite female folk singer bar none. If Bob Dylan’s 1960s work did not exist she’d be my favorite folk singer, period. Her exceptional follow up I Speak Because I Canonly added textures and nuances to [Read More...]

Lykke Li’s Sadness Is A Blessing

My favorite new song of 2011 has a video (and it co-stars one of my three favorite contemporary Scandinavian actors, Stellan Skarsgård). It’s really well done: The whole terrific album on which this song appears can be found here. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Kanye West “Monster” Muppet Remix

I’ve been listening to Kanye West’s “Monster” pretty obsessively for the last couple months, but just watched the song’s listless official video for the first time and found it really disappointing. Then I discovered this perfect visualization of the song: The only thing downside of the video is they do not include Nicki Minaj’s full, [Read More...]

Meet Jesy Littlejohn, Founder of “Rainbow Bridge”, Grove City College’s Unrecognized LGBTQ Awareness Group

Grove City College, my alma mater from which I graduated with a BA in Philosophy and a minor in Religion in 2000, is an Evangelical Christian college which ranks among America’s most religiously and politically conservative colleges.  Princeton Review ranks Grove City among the “Best Northeastern Colleges” and among the 373 best colleges in the [Read More...]


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