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MTV VMAs: Water Cooler Edition – (Nearly) Flawless Feminism & Nostalgic Nineties

Posted by Katherine on August 25, 2014
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The only thing you absolutely need to know about the 2014 MTV VMAs is Beyoncé.  No one does it like Beyoncé.  100 years from now when historians look back at the most influential artists it will be Beyoncé.  Don’t believe me?  Beyoncé was receiving the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.  The Beatles, David Bowie, Madonna, Janet Jackson, the Rolling Stones, Beastie Boys, U2, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, now Beyoncé.  Last year JT won and did a mind blowing set in which every song I said, “Oh yeah, I remember this one!”.  Beyoncé has had #1 hits since 1997 (she was 16).  There are any number of songs to draw from.  Instead her performance was only from the album she surprise released in December.  And you couldn’t take your eyes off the screen.

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Lorde to Curate the Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Soundtrack

Posted by Katherine on July 31, 2014
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In one of the smartest marketing moves in recent memory Lionsgate has just announced that multiplatinum, Grammy Award winning, gives Dave Grohl hope for the future, and (how is she only) 17-year-old Lorde will curate the soundtrack to the Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1.

A story about teens, read by teens, starring teens, and now musically influenced by teens.  You can also exchange all of those “teens” for “females”.  Because make no mistake, the Hunger Games is blockbuster feminism for Generation Z.

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