The Visualization of Mortality in The Chemical Brothers’ “Hey Boy Hey Girl”

British people are rarely strangers to addressing philosophical dilemmas (this includes Francis Bacon, Thomas Hobbes and John Locke). However, very few electronic groups are capable of encapsulating mortality the way The Chemical Brothers did in the music video for 1999’s “Hey Boy Hey Girl.” The protagonist of the video, a …

Can’t Remember to Forget You: Or Lesbianism is so Chic

The latest video from Shakira, “Can’t Remember to Forget You,” vacillates between provocative and politically contrived from one moment to the next. Featuring Rihanna, it goes without saying that the content tends toward being sexually charged. But it raises the question: Are pop stars embracing lesbianic behavior for the sake …