Salt—the speaker’s only remains, after she dives into the ocean and sets herself free of the past. ...more
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Bieber is like a prism that reflects back whatever you want to see. ...more
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As Emerson recognizes, someone who couldn’t care less about how they come across is all the more charismatic and convincing. ...more
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John Holmstrom, Roberta Bayley, and Chris Stein discuss punk music, legendary rock venue CBGB, the philosophy of punk, and Johnny Power Ranger toys.
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Drake came out with a collaboration with Gucci Mane and Justin Bieber took part in a remix of “One Dance” off of Drake’s album VIEWS. Listen to and read more about the Gucci Mane collaboration here and Bieber’s part in the remix here.
“Love,” then is not to be taken lightly here. It is being engaged at full force, megaphonically. ...more
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Following his emotional moment at the VMAs, there’s been a lot of vehement talk about whether Justin Bieber’s recent tour has been a turning point in his career, marking his birth as a “legitimate artist,” or some par for the course, massively funded publicity campaign. In a piece out this week, Noisey made a thorough entry in the greater argument […]