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Urban Legends

The leery sweetness of The Shangri-Las gives us glimpses of the hidden city, while warning of the coming storm.

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Nerve Classics

The 25 Best Punk Rock Love Songs

It’s hard to hold hands in a mosh pit, but we can try.

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Music

Five Albums You Should Be Listening to Right Now: Happy Fangs

Songs that will make you dance like a jungle beast.

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Music

Five Albums You Should Be Listening to Right Now: Mannequin Pussy

Some unexpected picks from the bubblegum punk trio.

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Music

Jonathan Richman Hates Your Cell Phone

The Modern Lovers’ frontman is outspoken in his loathing for technology and his preference for honest human connection.

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Music

Five Albums You Should Be Listening to Right Now: Conway

Favorites from the electropop Blondie.

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Music

Meredith Graves and the War on Female Fandom

“Women are called upon every day to prove our right to participate in music on the basis of our authenticity.”

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Music

Lana Del Rey, Idolizing Death, and the Fantasy of the 27 Club

On June 21st, she turned 28, aging her out of ever joining Amy, Kurt, Janis, and Jimi.

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10 Times Comedians Were the Best Part of Music Videos

Tony Hale stars opposite Kate Upton in the new Lady Antebellum video. Yes, please.

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Entertainment

That Viral Singing Nun Just Won The Voice and All Is Right with the World

A+, everyone.

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Entertainment

Ranked: ’90s Movie Soundtracks in Order of Awesomeness

From Can’t Hardly Wait to Waiting to Exhale.    Ranking '90s movie soundtracks is like deciding between outfit…

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Love & Sex

My Sexual Awakening Came From Watching an Osmond Reenact the Bible

Any (Wet) Dream Will Do. First Encounters is a series in which writers explore the media that inspired their first brush with thei…

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Entertainment

Ranked: Every Coldplay Album, from Worst to Best

From 'Parachutes' through 'Ghost Stories.' by Liam Mathews It probably kinda sucks to be Coldplay. They just wanna…

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Entertainment

Michael Jackson’s Horrifying Hologram and the Problem with Resurrecting Artists

It's like musical witchcraft, only not the cool Wiccan kind. Last night Michael Jackson performed his new single "Slave 2…

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Entertainment

Led Zeppelin Was Once Presented with Their Gold Albums at a Live Sex Show in Sweden

A rare NSFW photograph of the event. In one of those rare bits of pop culture ephemera that seems to have slipped through the crac…

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Advice

Sex Advice From Hand Job Academy

Getting freaky with the up-and-coming rap trio. Hand Job Academy is a filthy and funny rap group from Brooklyn who made an interne…

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Entertainment

Watch These Gay Pornstars Lipsync Beyoncé and Dance in Brightly-Colored Underwear

No one can rival Queen Bey, but these queens come pretty close. What's not to like about singing along with Beyonc&eacute…

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Entertainment

This NYC-Themed Japanese Vitamin Water Commercial Is Totally Bonkers

Featuring music by Heems (from Das Racist) as he loses his mind. NEW + YORK = NEW YORK  I don't understand this commercia…

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Entertainment

You Can Now Study Miley Cyrus in College, So Arm Yourself with These Foolproof Paper Topics

Don't forget to do your hometwerk. This summer, Skidmore College will offer a course called "The Sociology of Miley Cyrus…

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Entertainment

This Nine Inch Nails Parody Video Is Insanely Accurate

“This Is A Trent Reznor Song” is a Trent Reznor song, basically. by Liam Mathews It wasn’t enough for comedian F…

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