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The ‘Call Me Maybe’ effect—how becoming a meme killed Carly Rae Jepsen

Carly Rae Jepsen made the best pop album of the year—but it’s likely you’ll never listen to it.

On Aug 19, 2015 by Nico Lang

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Taylor Swift’s misguided VMAs response and the pitfalls of white feminism

Think about what you’re saying before you say it and about what your feminism really means before you claim it.

On Jul 23, 2015 by [email protected]

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Miley Cyrus is hosting the 2015 VMAs: What could possibly go wrong?

Plus the complete list of nominees.

On Jul 21, 2015 by Rae Votta

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Little bro upstages his talented older sister with shower dance

You better work, kiddo.

On Apr 30, 2015 by Gabe Bergado

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Watch this kid parody Lorde in this insane bar mitzvah invitation video

Brody Criz isn’t yet a man, but he’s already THE man.

On Mar 5, 2015 by Marisa Kabas

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Why white pop stars can’t shake off cultural appropriation

Taylor Swift is just the latest singer to get called out for using blackness as a prop.

On Aug 21, 2014 by [email protected]

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5 things white people need to learn about cultural appropriation

Katy Perry, this is not how we do.

On Aug 5, 2014 by [email protected]

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‘Weird Al’ goes full ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ with Robin Thicke parody

It’ll be stuck in your head for all the right reasons.

On Jul 15, 2014 by Michelle Jaworski

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Angry Twitter users hijack Robin Thicke’s #AskThicke hashtag

It was never going to end well.

On Jul 1, 2014 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Robin Thicke’s creepy new video isn’t romantic—it’s harassment

The whole thing might be sad if it weren’t so pathetic.

On Jun 30, 2014 by [email protected]

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Robin Thicke reveals his depressing texts in a weirdly sad new video

The singer is working really hard to get his estranged wife back.

On Jun 23, 2014 by Shadan Larki

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PAX attendee dressed as Beetlejuice wants to know if you’re DTF

The 29-year-old just wanted to “try something crazy” before the Penny Arcade Expo ended.

On Sep 6, 2013 by Kris Holt

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The Hater: Leave Miley alone

I know I’m beating the already flogged horse (or shall I say giraffe?), writing about our favorite silver-tongued devil pixie—but hear me out.

On Aug 30, 2013 by Carin Moonin

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Is the sexist backlash to Miley Cyrus worse than her twerking?

“I should have pulled out,” reads the Impact text on one popular Reddit image of Billy Ray Cyrus.

On Aug 26, 2013 by Aja Romano

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Watch smart teens slam ‘Blurred Lines’ for promoting rape culture

Astute youngsters dissect Robin Thicke’s hit in the latest ‘Teens React’ video.

On Aug 21, 2013 by Kris Holt

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