Pharrell Has a Lot of Thoughts on 'Blurred Lines' and They're All Dumb

Wildly successful and talented producer Pharrell Williams is partially responsible for "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk and Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," two of the most played songs of 2013. While the biggest controversy surrounding "Get Lucky" was whether or not you wanted to stab your ears out after hearing it for the 1,200… » 2/18/14 3:20pm 2/18/14 3:20pm

Enrique Iglesias Has Already Released This Year’s ‘Blurred Lines’ Video

Enrique Iglesias, who appears to have not aged at all since Desperado, has released a new single about being a sex addict. Or about performing cunnilingus with a fair degree of competence. Or about butts. Or about the phenomenon of sitting down and having butts shaken against one's nose. Or about having pool parties… » 2/02/14 5:00pm 2/02/14 5:00pm

People Found Last Night's Grammys So, So, So Disgusting

Award shows present the average Joe/Jane Twitter with the opportunity, from the comfort of their own midpriced sweatpants, to talk shit about celebrities who make commercially successful art-products that are not to the tastes of said Joe/Jane Twitter, and last night's Grammy awards telecast was no exception. But while … » 1/27/14 12:10pm 1/27/14 12:10pm

Tired of Misogynist Bullshit, Edinburgh Students Ban ‘Blurred Lines’

If Robin the director of the “Blurred Lines” video that the internet has gender-swapped to the power of infinity (just twice, really), could talk to the Edinburgh University Students’ Association, he’d probably say that “Blurred Lines” was, like, a feminist movement in itself, or whatever. LOL, IT’S CALLED SUBVERSION,… » 9/14/13 12:00pm 9/14/13 12:00pm

‘Blurred Lines’ Gender-Swapped Parody Briefly Removed by YouTube

Much like its Mod Carousel gender-swapped predecessor, a “Blurred Lines” parody called “Defined Lines” (because of gender roles, yo) made by several Auckland law students was briefly been deemed too ladybonerific for YouTube’s Council of Female Libido Deniers (it’s a very secret council). » 9/02/13 12:00pm 9/02/13 12:00pm

Your Morning Jam: The Roots Do 'Blurred Lines' With Kiddie Instruments

Last night, Robin Thicke joined Jimmy Fallon as the late night host did another one of his "music room" bits, in which he and The Roots cover a song using instruments you might find in an elementary school classroom. As you'll hear, "Blurred Lines" sounds fantastic with keyboard beats, xyophone, spoons and a kazoo.… » 8/02/13 10:00am 8/02/13 10:00am

Robin Thicke Calls ‘Blurred Lines’ a ‘Feminist Movement Within Itself’

If you've been holding off on enjoying Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" because of the possible interpretation of its subtext or the way the song's music video treats its models with about the same respect that a horseman has for his prize pony (to be fair, the models' manes are extra shiny and, boy, can they canter!),… » 7/30/13 2:00pm 7/30/13 2:00pm

The Gender-Swapped ‘Blurred Lines’ Video Is Suddenly Age-Restricted

Mod Carousel's fantastic gender-swapped "Blurred Lines" parody (which we posted the other day) has been saddled with an 18+ age restriction on YouTube since going viral. Interestingly—or maybe not, I'm not quite sure—Robin Thicke's original video is still up on YouTube with no age restriction. » 7/24/13 1:50pm 7/24/13 1:50pm

This Gender-Swapped ‘Blurred Lines’ Video Is Fucking Awesome

Seattle boylesque troupe Mod Carousel created their own version of Robin Thicke's controversial (and catchy) single "Blurred Lines"—they changed the lyrics, rerecorded the vocals, and restaged the video with all of the genders swapped. The result is pretty amazing. And I love their explanation of the philosophy behind… » 7/22/13 8:30pm 7/22/13 8:30pm

Take a Moment and Watch Rahm Emanuel Dance to ‘Blurred Lines'

At last week's Taste of Chicago, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel took the opportunity to put that dance major at Sarah Lawrence College to good use. Please note how the former White House Chief of Staff slowly undresses himself as the beat goes on: First the tie, then roll up the sleeves. That's how we should all get down. » 7/18/13 6:15pm 7/18/13 6:15pm

Blurred Lines Remixed With Cosby Show Is Summer's Best Music Video

If you're in the mood for a "Blurred Lines" music video that's more than "subtly ridiculing," then you're finally in luck: some majestic genius lurking on the Internet has set the song to the Cosby Show opening theme footage. As it turns out, they are really, really similar. » 7/09/13 5:15pm 7/09/13 5:15pm

'Blurred Lines' Director Meant the Video to Be 'Subtly Ridiculing'

A few months ago, one of my friends sent me the now-infamous *extremely NSFW* Robin Thicke "Blurred Lines" video. It was late and I was probably starting my first round of night cheese, and I quickly dismissed it as soon as I saw the first pair of boobs appear beside a fully clothed man. He wrote back: "You need to… » 6/26/13 6:00pm 6/26/13 6:00pm

The-Dream's Video is the Latest Thing That's Too Sexy for YouTube

You could watch the maybe-NSFW video above, but that's only if you're alone and/or your office is the kind of place where the idea of Human Resources is a joke. That's how sexual The-Dream's new video for his song "Pussy" (featuring Big Sean and Pusha T) is, and why, according to SPIN, it got pulled from YouTube early… » 5/31/13 6:10pm 5/31/13 6:10pm