In a recent interview with Jessica Hopper, Claire Boucher (alias Grimes) revealed that the song “Oblivion” addressed the constant sense of dread women deal with as they embark on a “masculine world associated with sexual assault.” Boucher was writing from her own experiences as a survivor. 1,727 more words
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One of my favorite reality TV characters is Jay McCarroll, who won the first season of Project Runway. He seemed like the kind of person you’d want to meet for brunch or a late-night movie after a shitty day at the office. 1,960 more words
No, I’m not Repesentative John Conyers biggest fan.
Perhaps some of you know about the Performance Rights Act, which Conyers introduced. Thus, perhaps you are aware of how the instating of annual performance royalty fees, daily song usage reports, and content restrictions could strangle independent stations, who primarily trade in non-mainstream music. 271 more words