Britney’s dirty pun has literary past

March 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off on Britney’s dirty pun has literary past

Turns out Britney has possibly read a book in her life. Well, that may be a slight stretch, but her team of songwriters certainly has. That dubiously clever pun in her new single, “If You Seek Amy”, has been used, in one form or another, throughout literary history. Or at least going back to Shakespeare, […]

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Death Cab for Cutie take stand against Auto-Tune

February 10th, 2009 · Comments Off on Death Cab for Cutie take stand against Auto-Tune

While the sound of Ben Gibbard’s nasally, nerdy voice can grate on one’s nerves in high doses, I still appreciate the fact that it’s not Auto-Tuned to death. Gibbard and his Death Cab for Cutie bandmates are taking a public stance against Auto-Tune, which corrects vocal pitch problems for most major label singers. The band […]

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Britney Spears “Womanizer” video

October 14th, 2008 · Comments Off on Britney Spears “Womanizer” video

Watching the whole Britney Spears debacle unfold over the past few years has been a desensitizing train wreck. I get angry at myself when I pay attention to it, but I can’t help it. Because of her, people actually expect celebrities to be bat shit crazy and utterly incapable of functioning in society. Britney Spears […]

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