Madonna’s Unreleased Erotica Tracks Are the Missing Pieces to What Could Have Been a Hit Album

Even if you weren’t coherent in 1992, you find out sooner or later that Erotica was one of Madonna’s most commercially and critically panned albums (second only to American Life). Whether this was due to overexposure (she also released the Sex book and an erotic thriller called Body of Evidence …

Kreayshawn’s “Pizza Song” Is Ultra Gimmicky–But That Won’t Stop You From Burning Off the Calories to It

Kreayshawn built up a lot of hype for herself in the wake of 2010’s internet darling, “Gucci Gucci.” Perhaps fearing the pressure of living up to the single’s goodness for an entire album, Kreayshawn didn’t release a full-length record until 2012 with Somethin’ Bout Kreay. Incidentally, the only tangible form …

“Brooklyn Girls”: Designed to Make You Want to Leave Brooklyn If You Live There, Move There If You Don’t

Just when you thought Lana Del Rey was putting Brooklyn on blast too much, this rando named Catey Shaw comes along and one-ups her tenfold with a little ditty called “Brooklyn Girls.” Billed as being a similar sort of guilty “pleasure” as Katy Perry’s (yet another Katy who seems content …

Defending Mabel Longhetti in A Woman Under the Influence

If people tell you you’re crazy often enough, there’s a good chance you’re going to start to believe it. In John Cassavetes’ 1974 film–oft considered his masterpiece–A Woman Under the Influence–Mabel Longhetti (Gena Rowlands) suffers the anguish of perpetually being told she’s too “off” or “different” in comparison to other …