LDR Persists in Conjuring the 60s With “Coachella-Woodstock In My Mind”—Albeit With More of a Joan Osborne than Joan Baez Feel

“I was at Coachella leaning on your shoulder, watching your husband swing in time/I guess I was in it ‘cause baby for a minute I thought it was Woodstock in my mind.” So go the opening lyrics to Lana Del Rey’s latest politically-tinged single, “Coachella-Woodstock In My Mind” (which sounds …

Strip Away the Irony & Katy Perry’s “Bon Appétit” is The Perfect Ho Summer Anthem

Every summer has its anthem, and regardless of your opinions on Katy Perry (especially if you’re a Britney Spears fan), her latest single, “Bon Appétit” is shaping up to be the only contender thus far–unless you’re the more maudlin “Malibu” sort. While Perry is continuing down her shallow purposeful pop …

Miley Cyrus’ Latest, “Malibu”: Hole It Is Not & May Secretly Be a Love Letter to That Collie She’s Running Around With in the Video

If anyone is going to lay claim to the title “Malibu” for a song, it’s still going to be Hole, who released the song from Celebrity Skin in 1999 in late December (an appropriate doom and gloom time for the moodiness of the song and its ironic tone). Where Hole’s …

Lena Dunham’s Hospital Bed Selfie Attempt at Empathy Yet Another Case of Misguided White Saviorness

Lena Dunham is, at this point, fairly well-known for sticking her nose into matters she thinks will smell pleasant to her ever-expanding portfolio of what actually reeks of shit. Most recently, it was a comment about how she had wished she, too, had gotten an abortion so that she could join …

Madonna, Met Ball 2017 & The Pertinence of the American Life Album Now More Than Ever

The Met Ball, while growing increasingly tired in the themes it chooses–this year’s being not so much a theme as a decision to honor Rei Kawakubo of Commes des Garçons–never disappoints when it comes to showcasing the boldest fashion choices of the moment. And while, yes, there were the usual Kardashian/Jenner …