Comparing and Contrasting the Weirdness of 30 Rock and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

From the outset, it was immediately clear that the Tina Fey-produced Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt was going to be a pale comparison to the writer/actress/director’s untouchable masterpiece of a show, 30 Rock. And though Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is not without its extreme quirk/comic factor, it lacks the same natural absurdist hilarity …

Cate Blanchett’s Reaction to Interviewer’s Question Is A Larger Indication of the Gap Between the Famous & Non-Famous

There’s never been a shortage of irritable interview subjects in the world of entertainment (see: “Welcome to Bangkok.”). But something about the most recent example, Cate Blanchett attempting to promote Cinderella, feels particularly telling of the disparity between norms and celebrities. What is that divergency–apart from the income? The fact …

Rihanna Wants To Create More “Timeless” Songs, Unironically Releases “Bitch Better Have My Money”

Considering Rihanna has already released seven albums in her ten-year career, it’s no surprise that she’s somewhat bored of performing the same hits that once felt fresh, but now feel tired. With this in mind, Rihanna stated of her next record, “I just wanted to focus on things that felt …

Charli XCX’s “Famous” Video: A Disturbing Snapshot of Modern Life

Charli XCX, who has become something of a video maven over the past year, has yet to disenchant us with her song narratives. The latest single from Sucker, “Famous,” doesn’t disappoint either–even if the message is highly sobering/disturbing. Moreover, it’s far more original than XCX’s last video, “Doing It,” featuring …

It’s No Surprise That Nicholas Winding Refn Is The Director Brave Enough to Re-Invent Drop Dead Gorgeous

Not quite sure who Elizabeth Báthory de Ecsed is? You probably would have if you were a female virgin living in Hungary in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century. Indeed, notorious serial killer Aileen Wuornos has nothing on Elizabeth Báthory. Her modus operandi was kidnapping and killing virgins so …