Celebrity

Sinead O’Connor Breaks Out the C-Word to Declare Kim Kardashian’s ‘Rolling Stone’ Cover the Death of Music

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“Music has officially died,” Sinead O’Connor declared on Facebook earlier today. Granted, lots of people are declaring this moment the end of many things, but unlike, say, Dustin Hoffman’s recent statement about film’s decline, O’Connor only substantiated the statement with ire over the fact that Kim Kardashian is on the cover of Rolling Stone. This was, alas, no kind eulogy.
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A Mexican Immigrant Artist Is Selling Donald Trump Butt Plugs

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Donald Trump’s seemingly off-the-cuff, definitely presidential, and totally not racist declaration—in the midst of his campaign launch announcement, for God’s sake—that Mexican immigrants are not only “bringing drugs” and “bringing crime,” but “they’re rapists” (“And some, I assume, are good people,” he added, nice save, douchebag) have resulted in the rather awe-inspiring abandonment of the controversial real estate mogul by, well, all these companies. Petitions have been circulated, protests have been staged, jokes have been told. But the single best response to the Donald’s “immigration reform” comments may be this one, from artist Fernando Sosa.
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My Journey Into the Glittering, Hollow Heart of Taylor Swift Fandom

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The first time I laid eyes on Taylor Swift, watching one of those Grammy announcement specials she used to co-host with LL Cool J, I had a viscerally negative reaction. What was it about this young woman’s manner of expression that triggered an instant flashback to the mean girls in the middle school cafeteria, a  memory of the one era of my life I would probably not return to for any amount of money? But then she took out her guitar and began to sing, and I grudgingly admitted: the song was well done, the singer talented.
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