In Light of Moby’s “Confession” About Lana Del Rey, Certain Lyrics of Hers Seem Tailored Toward His 00s Ego

After setting the tone in 1999 with Play for his commercialized career of the 00s, Moby very much indeed transcended into “the man.” Though not his version of what that meant–“cool”–so much as how Lizzy Grant intended it: a corporate musical shill. Of course, at the time when she shaded …

From 5150 Involuntary Psychiatric Hold to Self-Admittance: Mental Health Perception Has Clearly Changed Based on Britney ’07 vs. Britney ’19

In 2007, amid a barrage of personal struggles including the death of her aunt, divorce from Kevin Federline and losing custody of her children after committing to having two of K-Fed’s spawn, Britney went a little off the rails. Particularly by the standards of 2007, a time when “good ol’ …

The Death of the 90s in the Span of a Week: Keith Flint, Luke Perry & the Release of Leaving Neverland

Despite the steady and constant stream of 90s nostalgia that has kept Urban Outfitters afloat for the past decade, the actual death of all the decade symbolized–innovation, hope (albeit tinged with jadedness) for the future and an almost doggedly conscious lack of irony–has essentially occurred in the span of a …

Madonna Takes on the Character of Her Truth or Dare Persona for 1990 Iteration of Maternalness

Sucking on her candy of choice in those days–a Mike and Ike–she says, “I think I have unconsciously chosen people that are emotionally crippled in some way. Or who need mothering in some way. Because…I think it comes natural to me. It fulfills a need in me to be mothered.” …