Three Minutes of Taylor Swift Is All You Need

For those who can only consume Taylor Swift's music in small doses, per doctor's orders, here's a roughly three-minute video medley of her most recent album, 1989. The mashup is the work of YouTube singers Kurt Hugo Schneider and Sam Tsui, whose saccharine vocals covered all 13 tracks on the album, starting with… » 12/09/14 3:30pm 12/09/14 3:30pm

Taylor Swift Launches a World Tour and Disses Spotify in the Same Day

Taylor Swift announced her upcoming world tour for her album 1989 on Monday, briefly causing her website to crash. And in a move only the world's biggest pop star could pull off, she's taken all her music off Spotify, prompting the music streaming company to write their own version of a breakup ballad about her. » 11/03/14 11:10am 11/03/14 11:10am

Taylor Swift's New Song Is the Gentrification Anthem NYC Didn't Need

The inevitable march towards Taylor Swift's new album 1989 continues with a new single, and it's only getting worse: "Welcome To New York" is a gentrification anthem so obtuse it makes one wonder if she is, in fact, trolling at this point. And it calls into question whether rich white-person privilege is, in fact, a… » 10/20/14 6:40pm 10/20/14 6:40pm