Don’t Troll Taylor Swift Because She Had a Good Year

Donald Trump has a way of making things weird. Well, this isn’t exactly Trump’s fault, but instead a side-effect of the hysteria around his election. Suddenly, the most uncontroversial statements have a way of making headlines. Case in point: pop star Taylor Swift reflecting on 2017 and saying, “I could not have had a better … Continued


Taylor Swift’s Revenge Fantasies Won’t Help Her Image

Taylor Swift isn’t shaking it off anymore. The singer, no stranger to criticism, released a new song last Thursday that promotes victimhood and revenge over personal responsibility. In “Look What You Made Me Do,” there are no fewer than thirty-two repeats and slight variations of the line “Look what you made me do.” Other lyrics focus … Continued


Father John Misty, Taylor Swift, and the Internet Outrage Machine

If you recently Googled the phrase “Taylor Swift virtual reality sex” (or some variation thereof), you may have come across reporting on a “scandal” that embodies just about everything that is wrong with our culture. Here’s what happened. Josh Tillman (aka Father John Misty), an oft-bearded musician beloved by hipsters, performed a song from his … Continued

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Why the Left is Going After Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift

In today’s twisted media world, you can get shamed for doing nothing. Take Lady Gaga, the pop superstar chosen to perform at Sunday’s Super Bowl halftime show. Given her track record, fans knew anything was possible from her performance. It’s hard to forget that meat dress ensemble. That also meant she might uncork yet another … Continued

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Why We Should Leave Taylor Swift Alone

Forget blue collar white voters. Some liberals have discovered who’s really to blame for Hillary Clinton’s loss: Taylor Swift. That’s right! Taylor Swift. The pop star is being criticized for her silence on the presidential election, with some calling into question her feminist credentials. According to their logic, Swift should have used her sway with … Continued


Why These Octogenarians Are Getting Better Press Than Taylor Swift

Recently, celebrity karaoke has become a thing. The “Carpool Karaoke” segment that’s become a viral hit for James Corden on his Late Late Show was recently bought by Apple, which will make it a stand-alone spinoff show. Spike TV hosts “Lip Sync Battle,” which pits celebrities against each other in elaborate lip sync competitions, complete … Continued


Viral Video Overreach: Kanye West Edition

Last week Kanye West unveiled a music video for a song “Famous” that seems to be the latest bid to break the Internet. Perhaps since marrying Kim Kardashian, West has been infected with the reality-TV bug of trying to out-outrageous others in his field, because in this video, West includes a depiction of himself, his … Continued

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Taylor Swift is Right About How to Break Up

Taylor Swift isn’t perhaps the most obvious person you might turn to for relationship advice. Swift’s best known topic for musical inspiration is heartbreak, and she’s had many failed romances over the years. In one of her most recent hits she sings, “Got a long list of ex-lovers; they’ll tell you I’m insane; ‘cause you … Continued


Did Kesha Make a False Rape Allegation?

Hollywood has again found itself rocked by yet another high-profile rape allegation. This time, all eyes are on 28-year-old pop starlet and recording artist, Kesha. A New York County Supreme Court judge ruled Friday that Kesha must continue her contract with Sony records despite Kesha’s claims that her producer, Dr. Luke, had roofied, raped, and … Continued

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