DJ Earworm's Annual Pop Mashup Hits, Reminds Us That 2014 Kinda Sucked

Every year, DJ Earworm releases a mega-mashup of the top 25 pop songs of the last 12 months, and every year I approach it with disdain and consternation, only to be completely pleased with the end results. Mashups are generally the worst genre of music in existence, especially in the '10s, because they tend to exhibit… »12/03/14 4:30pm12/03/14 4:30pm

Media Critic Calls Chris Hayes Sexist for "Girl Talk" Reference

Mark Finkelstein, a NewsBusters editor dedicated to "COMBATING LIBERAL MEDIA BIAS" who "spent ten days in Iraq" once, has a scoop: MSNBC host Chris Hayes was really sexist on the air last night. Which is true, if you don't know who Girl Talk is. Mark Finkelstein does not know who Girl Talk is. »9/17/14 12:11pm9/17/14 12:11pm

Mad Men Meets The O.C. Is the Must-See Mashup to End All Mashups

Okay, internet. You've worked hard on creating countless mashups, but let's be blunt — most of them have fallen short. Don't beat yourself up over it! Combining a bunch of separate things into one creative and cohesive thing can be very hard. You'll try often and you'll fail often, but give yourself a break because… »6/26/13 4:45pm6/26/13 4:45pm

This Jay-Z/Lana Del Rey Mashup Is Actually Pretty Awesome

When you think of songs that mix well together, chances are that Jay-Z's "Empire State of Mind" and Lana Del Rey's "National Anthem" don't immediately come to mind. Luckily, musician and DJ Carlos Serrano was a little savvier than that (don't feel bad; he is a professional) and ended up creating a pretty cool mashup… »7/17/12 6:10pm7/17/12 6:10pm

The 25 Biggest Songs Of 2011, All In One Excellent Mashup

DJ Earworm has posted his fourth annual United State of Pop mashup, featuring 2011's 25 biggest pop songs (as determined by methodology explained here) rolled up into one enjoyable and easy to digest ditty. What's particularly cool about Earworm's mashups — and this year's edition more so than ever — is that they… »12/27/11 3:15pm12/27/11 3:15pm