Céline Dion: Still Getting Us Moist–Er, Verklempt–20 Years Later With “My Heart Will Go On”

The Billboard Music Awards has come to show its strength and influence in the arena of the award show genre of late, and the entity was given further cachet with Madonna’s venomously powerful acceptance speech for Billboard’s Woman of the Year last October. More than any other giver of accolades …

The Best Part of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 3? Its Mockery of Wokeness

By now, even your 85-year-old grandma is familiar with the unfortunate term, “stay woke.” It’s a vague phrase intended to encompass everything from not gender stereotyping to embracing the signing of consent forms before agreeing to fuck at a party. And although Tina Fey was once all about creating the …

No Receipts Required: “Swish Swish” Likely the Closest (And Most Overt) Katy Perry Will Get to Responding to “Bad Blood”

Though Katy Perry recently gave one of the most roundabout non-answers ever regarding whether or not any of the songs on her forthcoming Witness album would respond to Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” (which the latter at one point also tried to say was about an ex-lover so maybe it’s a combo …

Miley Cyrus’ Pansexuality Takes on New Meaning With the Katy Perry “I Kissed A Girl” Revelation

Though Jill Sobule’s “I Kissed a Girl” remains superior to Katy Perry’s–just like Hole’s “Malibu” remains superior to Miley’s–there can be no denying that the 2008 single of the same name that launched her into the mainstream was instrumental to starting a conversation among the masses less in touch with …

How the “Black Hole Sun” Video Shaped Many Suburban Escapees’ Drive to Leave

The genre that gave us Soundgarden was unique to the 90s. That mournful, yet almost sultry tone of Chris Cornell being the norm for other bands of the time like Pearl Jam and Stone Temple Pilots. And yet, where others were willing to give straightforward visual renderings of their music, Soundgarden …