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The Future, According to Charli XCX and Lizzo

Yeah, I think so: Charli XCX, “Blame It On Your Love” feat. Lizzo – The future, according to Charli XCX, looks like a lot of making out with reckless abandon at the rave. The music video for her latest single is a subtle parody of those celebrity-studded Calvin Klein underwear ads, except this one’s set in 2023 and…

Actors Who Are Bad at Acting Actors Who Are Bad at Acting

This is a list of actors who are not really good actors, contrary to what you might think. These are people who make you stop and wonder, Hm, are they good?

10 Iconic Screenshots from Elton John's 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight' Video 10 Iconic Screenshots from Elton John's 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight' Video

How many people learned the word vagabond through Elton John’s wondrous rendition of “Can You Feel the Love Tonight,” from The Lion King soundtrack? What is a vagabond? Of course, I know now. But as a child, I was filled with wonder and amazement and had to look it up. And once I did, it was hard not to see kings,…

Cardi B Gives the People and the Press What They Want

Y: Cardi B, “Press” — Like others, I’ve been waiting on this full song since Cardi teased a snippet on Instagram. As promised, it’s similar to the vibe of “Bodak Yellow”—incessantly and humorously combative—but I have to admit I got accustomed to listening to that IG hook on loop (“Press, press, press, press,…

Megan Thee Stallion Is the Center of a New Rap Order Megan Thee Stallion Is the Center of a New Rap Order

Megan Thee Stallion chose to use three images of herself for the cover of her debut album, Fever, released on Friday. This should tell you how much she values Number One. There she is in a cheetah-print two-piece, and in a candy-apple-red bikini, and seated in a chair with her mouth agape. There’s a horse and flames…

A Guide to All the Best, Worst and Hmm-Est 2019 TV Pilots A Guide to All the Best, Worst and Hmm-Est 2019 TV Pilots

Television networks previewed their funnest and stupidest pilots for media and advertisers this week, as part of annual Upfronts season. Some of these shows will hit screens in the fall, and others are 2020 winter midseason premieres. Either way, it’s up to you and I (but mostly me) to decide what’s worth our time.

A Few Highly Plausible Game of Thrones Endings A Few Highly Plausible Game of Thrones Endings

1. Daenerys walks up to the Iron Throne and sits in it. “This is nice,” she says. “I won.” As soon as she sits in it, everyone in Westeros disintegrates, just like Melisandre did, and Daenerys is the only one left in the world. “Or did I?” she wonders.

Allow Bhad Bhabie and Megan Thee Stallion to Soundtrack the Destruction of Your Nemesis

Y: Bhad Bhabie feat. Megan Thee Stallion “Bestie” - The world needs more songs devoted to friends—or rather muh’fuckin’ best friends—who just want to support each other and/or team up against a nemesis. (Motivate me, baby.) This is like an anthem for the Avengers or Real Housewives cast members who pretend to be friend…

The Best Scenes From Game of Thrones' Epic Battle The Best Scenes From Game of Thrones' Epic Battle

It was a “long night” indeed in Episode 3 of Game of Thrones, if you even got to see what was happening. People died, but who? Spoilers ahead.

The Fate of the Chrises in Avengers: Endgame The Fate of the Chrises in Avengers: Endgame

True balance in a superhero film is achieved by demonstrating power and loss in equal measure. The good guys never lose the big war, but they must lose many other ones along the way. What the Avengers franchise understood as much as it could in the Marvel framework, was the value of emotional investment, extended…

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