More Than Anything, Wham!’s “Last Christmas” Video Is About George Michael Suppressing His Contempt for Everyone

“Last Christmas” is a song that means a lot to many people. It’s right up there with–if not sometimes well above–Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You.” And yes, like the latter’s accompanying video, “Last Christmas,” too, possesses a snowy, winter wonderland motif, albeit instead of George Michael …

With the Death of Franca Sozzani Comes the Death of Vogue Italia As We Knew It

Vogue Italia has long been known for its avant-garde, forward-thinking aesthetic and editorial slant. And this has, in large part, been thanks to its former editor-in-chief, Franca Sozzani, who has died at age 66 after battling a year-long illness. As editor of the publication since 1988, Sozzani’s contributions to the …

Spice Girls Show Necrophiliac Tendencies in “Goodbye” Video, But It’s Great for Christmas Spirit

As we get further and further away from December of 1998, the pain of listening to the Spice Girls’ first single sans Ginger becomes a little easier to bear–and watching the video accompanied with the lyrics a little more rife with perverse meaning. Set in a Meat Loaf “I’d Do …

Realizing I Know What You Did Last Summer Isn’t Scary So Much As J. Love Hewitt Getting Irritated by A Fisherman

At the time of its release in 1997, I Know What You Did Last Summer was coasting on the high of Kevin Williamson’s previous slasher classic, Scream. As a similarly constructed story, it seemed as though Williamson was far lazier with the building of suspense and the showcasing of gore …