91 posts categorized "BEYONCE"

Dec 19 2014
Twerk-Off Buddies Comments (0)

Twerking

These two are doing their best to outdo each other.

 
Dec 05 2014
Madonna Is Better Than Your Mom (Not Mine) Comments (0)

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Why Madonna is the best celebrity ever...

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Music To His Ears Comments (0)

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Out artist Sam Smith is among the first nominees for this year's Grammys, nabbing a Song of the Year nomination. Other nominees include Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande, Katy Perry and lots of other surprises.

 
Dec 03 2014
Sisters Are Doin' It To Themselves Comments (0)

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Annie Lennox, who's been a bit of a scold lately (what with dressing down Beyoncé for not dressing enough), has now cast aspersions on Madonna's latest topless poses, agreeing that they're for attention.

Lennox_Annie_012GASP! A popstar doing something for attention? (Like when Annie had Madonna perform on her song “Sing”?)

I think when Annie said we should ask why Madonna is doing this, it would have been worth answering that a little more thoughtfully. Everything public that a public figure does is for attention, either strictly for ego or, more often, to plug a product or endorse a way of thinking.

Why is it that Madonna's topless shots are so easily reduced to being only about attention, when Lennox's own use of racy clothing and even nudity were not? Why can't Madonna be—along with thinking that she'll grab lots of eyes by doing this—that there should be nothing wrong with seeing a woman's nipples (a sentiment she expressed when the Internet was broken over Kim Kardashian's naked butt, though the media deliberately misread it as shade)? Or that women past a certain age should feel free to express themselves both sexually and artistically? Or maybe it's not about age, maybe it's just about creating an interesting scene in the images. Or maybe it is a purely sexual expression—that's the least likely considering all the preparation and thought, but that's okay, too.

MadonnaMadonna for Versace—no tits

As a reader pointed out, Annie gave songs to Demi  Moore's movie Striptease (1996), which wasn't exactly not for attention...

Annie's smart, a great artist and welcome to her opinion. I just find her comment pointless in this case.

Check out Madonna's Mert and Marcus Interview shots here.

 
Dec 01 2014
And The Beat Goes On: Jimmy Somerville On His New Disco HOMAGE Comments (0)

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The history of gay pop music can’t be written without Jimmy Somerville, whose piercing falsetto gave ‘80s band Bronski Beat’s first album its visceral punch and aching vulnerability. His later project, The Communards, saw even more success with a cheeky cover of “Don’t Leave Me This Way”, continuing Jimmy’s association with disco; he has since put his stamp on a number of bona fide classics from the era.

Jimmy-SomervilleAs an out solo artist, Jimmy has released consistently life-affirming, dancefloor-ready, politically aware music. Most uniquely, his sexuality has been a part of his musical DNA for 30 years.

After a break in recording of several years, he’s back with Homage, a disco album so authentic it could be pressed on a white label and dumped in a used record store and no one would ever guess the mystery artist worked his magic in 2014 rather than 1978.

Speaking with Jimmy recently, I got him to talk about The Village People, Donna Summer, his vocal cords and more.

Check out my interview with Jimmy after the jump.

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Nov 22 2014
Party All The Time Comments (0)

Beyonce

“7/11” is evidence that Beyoncé can put out anything and people will probably love it and use it to call her brilliant. If Madonna put out this same song, the lyrical content would instead be used to call her an idiot who was way too old to be singing about partying. Beyoncé is 33, for the record, so I'm not sure at what age it will be expected of her to stop singing about alkahaul, but it's coming.

This isn't for me. The video is a lot of fun, though...

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Nov 15 2014
...Those Additional 100 To 150 Pounds That You Put On... Comments (0)

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The original Legends Panel is back, and this shit never, ever gets old. The ridiculous voices and sentiments just feel so right...

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Nov 03 2014
Need To Know: Faking News + Poll Positions + A LEAGUE OF SOME OF THEIR OWN + Dragged Down + A Nipple Effect + Ingalls Well That Ends Well + MORE! Comments (0)

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*widget boy cultureBREAKING: So...Tyler Ritter isn't gay. Officially.

*widget boy cultureIf Republicans take the Senate, it ain't necessarily Obama's approval rating's fault.

*widget boy cultureYour dog is a whore.

*widget boy cultureIt's an A League of Their Own (semi-) reunion.

*widget boy cultureGrumpy Cat isn't even 2 years old and has a movie already.

*widget boy cultureAnother sex-harassment accusation for GOPer Carl DeMaio.

*widget boy cultureGay time-capsule alert: What would you put in?

*widget boy cultureSexy Daniel Jaems in his undies.

*widget boy cultureDrag queens read mean-queen tweets: 

*widget boy culture“Ebola nurse” Kaci Hickox is sorry for the inconvenience.

*widget boy cultureBeyoncé goes as a witch for Halloween. (Kidding!) Ss

*widget boy cultureHot jock's nipples are so amazing even he notices.

*widget boy cultureThe dude on the right...the rest of him is also hot.

*widget boy cultureKim Kardashian all but licks Anna Wintour's ass.

*widget boy cultureRichard Simmons meets Miley Cyrus for Halloween.

*widget boy culture“Laura” and “Nellie” were real-life besties.

GiphyDon't ever change!