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Fun with Analogies (or 50,000,000 Britney Fans Can’t Be Wrong)

If Britney Spears: Elvis Presley, then– Christina Aguilera: Jerry Lee Lewis Max Martin: Lennon / McCartney Ke$ha: The Rolling Stones Pink: The Kinks Katy Perry: The Beach Boys Dr. Luke: Phil Spector Robyn: Love Avril Lavigne: The Doors Miley Cyrus: The Dave Clark Five Rebecca Black: Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs Madonna: Chuck Berry

posted 18 July 2012 in Tasty Bits. 2 comments

R.I.P. Monoculture

I’ve been thinking a lot this week about Lester Bangs’ eulogy for Elvis Presley. In some ways, I suppose the career of Michael Jackson undermines his point–but the sentiment has never in my life seemed so true. If love truly is going out of fashion forever, which I do not believe, then along with our […]

posted 1 July 2009 in Excerpts. 3 comments