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Tribute album for artist’s deceased cat features Bono, Pharrell, The National

November 7, 2018

Pharrell Williams is just one artist who contributed to Sophie Calle's concept album for her cat, Souris.Image: Simone Joyner/Getty Images For those of us who’ve lost a longtime pet, the grief can be overwhelming, but might seem inconsequential to others. It’s something French conceptual artist Sophie Calle realised when she lost her beloved cat, Souris […]

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‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ star Rachel Bloom lampoons women’s magazine tips in new song

November 5, 2018

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend star Rachel Bloom has been skewering unrealistic expectations of women (set by both men and women) and debunking sex myths for years. But now, the actress, singer, and comedian has a new platform: a musical magazine cover. For the cover of the fall issue of Allure, Bloom wrote a superb song about the […]

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25+ Popular Things That You Probably Didnt Know Originally Had Different Names

October 19, 2018

What are we talking about? Well, if it wasn’t for some last minute changes, all of these names would sound familiar. From Limp Bizkit almost naming themselves ‘Blood Fart’ to Hannah Montana being Alexis Texas, this list compiled by Bored Panda reveals the original names of famous tv shows, music bands, movies, and brands. #2 […]

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Ariana Grande’s new ‘Breathin” video stars her adorable pet pig

October 13, 2018

Sometimes pop stars have all the time and money in the world to make a high-production video, with all the bells and whistles. And sometimes all you need is a tiny pig. Ariana Grande’s newest release from her album Sweetener, “Breathin’” comes paired with a new music video starring the pop star’s tiny adopted pet […]

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The Best Albums of the Summer Were Exercises in Reinvention

September 28, 2018

Summer is a time of intense polarities, of feverish abandon and earned languor. There’s heat and purpose waiting to be seized in those unexpected, life-altering summer nights: on the dancefloor, at the bar, among friends. There’s equal chill, though, in the loss and grief that surface: historically, fatalities spike during hotter months. Yet summer, at […]

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Queercore: behind a documentary reliving the gay punk movement

September 25, 2018

As the origins of the radical subculture are explored in a new film director Yony Leyser and key figure Bruce LaBruce discuss its relevancy today Director Yony Leyser calls queercore a farce that became real, while film-maker Bruce LaBruce labels it a respite for the fringe of the fringe. LaBruce is uniquely qualified to make […]

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‘He was the sweetest guy’: Donald Glover pays tribute to Mac Miller

September 10, 2018

"He was the sweetest guy, he was so nice. We were both internet music kids."Image: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Donald Glover paid tribute to Mac Miller, following the 26-year-old rapper’s death from an alleged drug overdose on Saturday. Known by his performing moniker Childish Gambino, Glover spoke warmly of Miller during his gig at Chicago’s United […]

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Bishop apologises to Ariana Grande for conduct at Aretha Franklin’s funeral

September 9, 2018

Bishop Charles H Ellis IIIs hug of the singer, and a joke about her name, was interpreted by some as crossing a line Ariana Grande has received an apology from the bishop who led Aretha Franklins funeral after he was accused of touching her inappropriately while on stage. Bishop Charles Ellis III, who officiated at […]

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This sexy Bugatti sports car is actually made of Legos

September 9, 2018

Image: WireImage There is no right or wrong way to celebrate Beyoncé’s birthday, but if you’re gonna follow in anyone’s footsteps on this sacred holiday, you should follow in Blue Ivy Carter’s.  On Monday, Blue decided to celebrate her mom’s birthday by pranking her grandmother, Tina Lawson. Lawson shared a hilarious video of Blue’s comedic […]

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Aretha Franklins Firstand GreatestLive Album Turns 50

August 27, 2018

The Queen may be dead, but in Aretha Franklins case, the Queen also lives forever more. This would be, of course, on account of the recordings Franklins musical style: She owned things, in the emotional sense. Which is what aided her in her cause to then bring those things home to you, the listener. Then […]

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