Back in the 90s, Britney was sold to us as the virginal prick-tease. But does that image have a sell-by date? Here, we look back at the marketing of Britney’s sexuality, from “Baby…” to “Glory”
Female sexuality is not only complex—it’s a tug-of-war between arousal and revulsion (sounds cool, right?). Matthew Sanders explores this dichotomy, specifically in the music of girl-powered metal bands Vastum and Couch Slut.
Drake made it cool to be emotional in a genre where “money, cash, hoes” has been the holy prayer. But his whole Nice Guy schtick can be kind of annoying and creepy. Has he finally ditched that persona on his new mixtape? By Kristen Cochrane.
Breaking news: the battle of the Kylies. Kylie Jenner wants to claim legal ownership of the name Kylie, while Kylie Minogue is like move over bitch. Michel Ghanem reports.
I wrote an essay for the current issue of Purple Magazine about Bimbo Feminism and femininity as parody. P.S. Bimbo Feminism is officially my favorite phrase. xo Karley
This music video is so lol, I had to share it with you. It’s the new video for RAC’s single, “Back of the Car” (ft. Nate Henricks). Directed by Alex Karpovsky and Teddy Blanks, starring Saturday Night Live‘s Sasheer Zamata and me, Karley, as extremely desperate, pizza-loving lesbians :)
Kristen Cochrane talks with musician Luke Howlin — aka Neocamp — about the essence of camp, playing a character, and his Enya obsession.
Photo by Petra Collins, from our short film Crimson Crusade :) I’m making this a regular thing! Below are 5 pieces of internet that I believe will make you a smarter, cooler, happier, more date-able person. You’re welcome :) 1. Appropriate Behavior movie OMG you have to watch this, it’s so lolz. It’s a new movie written, directed by and starring Desiree Akhavan, who seems to be one of the coolest girls on the planet. My mission for 2015 is…
Christmas colors are generally red and white. But why is that, when the combination of red and white creates an even better color–pink! This year, get your loved one of the gift of Pink Christmas, the scent! LOL. For some reason SSION (aka the incredible musician, artist and director) has made a holiday perfume. Below is the very creepy ad for it, which features me and Samantha Urbani. If you want to smell like a pink version of X-Mas, you…
I’m so happy to debut the new music video from the best new band around, The Colorines, which premiered on VICE/Noisey today! The video was directed by myself and Lessa Millet, with cinematography by Sonia Ostrovsky. See if you can spot which one in the band is my awesome little brother ;)