Broadsheet thinks that the collective outcry over the sexy dance moves of the "Single Ladies" girls has the power to restore one's "faith in humanity." "I dare say this is evidence of a vague cultural consensus: Girls deserve to at least have a childhood before being thrust into the unintentional burlesque [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Single Ladies’
"Think of the children" is an argument consistently used to justify adult insecurities. Hate gay marriage? Just argue that it erodes a "child's sense of innocence." Disgusted by sex workers walking the streets in "broad daylight"? Argue that a child could see them. Uncomfortable with people openly discussing alternate sexualities? A [...]
Last week, my post on the Top 5 Pseudo-Feminist Anthems inspired a spirited discussion over what the meaning of "it" is. The "it" in question appears twice in one pronoun-heavy line from Beyonce's "Single Ladies": "If you liked it then you shoulda put a ring on it.
What is this "it"?
[youtube:v=8mVEGfH4s5g] If they liked her, they should have let Beyonce put a ring on it.
Super hard, the Associated Press reports. Though the line-up for this Sunday's Obama inaugural concert at the Lincoln Memorial includes some of the nation's hottest performers, the notoriously lame "American spirit" promises to dampen each mammoth recording artist's luster. According [...]
WaPo's Monica Hesse has published her list of the top viral videos of 2008. Making the cut are some industry standards—Tom Cruise and Scientology, Will.i.am and some presidential candidate, and (my personal favorite) Michael Cera and "drunk history."
Here's one I hadn't seen before—some " fierce, fierce dancing" by a spirited and scantily-clad fan of Beyonce's [...]