Rihanna may be considered pop’s “bad girl,” but there’s someone else who’s fighting to take the title away from her. And that person isn’t even a person; she’s a pig with refined tastes, a sexual appetite for frogs, and the baddest “you’d better not be fucking with me” face in Hollywood. Oh, and she’s killing it.
When you think Carly Rae Jepsen, you think annoyingly catchy melodies and sugary lyrics that rely heavily on their face value. What you don’t think, or at least I didn’t, is “man, Carly Rae’s new song will sound so hard mashed up with Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Head Like a Hole.’” But you know what? I really, really like it!
Haters to the left, or the right, or whatever.
What would it look like if Jay Z's art world fanboy extravangaza, "Picasso Baby," were set to Taylor Swift's "22"? Elisa Kreisinger — aka Pop Culture Pirate — answers that question.
It's become fashionable to say that your favorite holiday is Thanksgiving, and every so often I say those words. What I mean is that Thanksgiving is a holiday that's entirely about food. The glorious turkey. The stuffing your mother used to make. And pies, pies, pies. When you say your favorite holiday is…
Game of Thrones is the best — seriously, it's my favorite show on television these days — but it is pretty soapy. Warring families, forbidden relationships, crazy outfits that involve layers and layers of fur — really, none of that stuff would be out of place on a CW Gossip Girl-esque drama. Add a slow indie song,…
As far as pop music goes, 2012 was a year of highs and lows. Adele had another good year with "Skyfall" and the release of the music video for "Set Fire to the Rain," Rihanna ruled the charts with her endlessly catchy "Where Have You Been," and the internet gods were gracious enough to give us Psy and Carly Rae…
Sure, in the beginning a friendship with Jay Gatsby is certainly magic, but just you wait.
Well, he's sort of singing it. It is a mashup, but seeing the POTUS' words strung together to create a performance of LMFAO's "I'm Sexy and I Know It" is a good time all the same.
It's difficult to think of 12 minutes that simultaneously give you a great appreciation for the craft of acting and also make you want to throttle someone. And yet that is exactly what this mashup of Sarah Palin's actual behavior and Julianne Moore's portrayal of it in Game Change accomplishes. The accuracy with…
What do you get when you mash up the Dark Knight Rises trailer with scenes from The Lion King? Why, The Lion King Rises, of course. Joseph Campbell would love this.
Sometimes all you need to muster up enough inspiration for you day is a one-on-one talk with yourself — through a mirror. Here's a look back at some of the finer "Mirror Pep Talks" in movie history.
If you've ever tuned into an episode of Dexter, you know that the forensics expert is also serial killer of criminals who he feels have escaped justice. And now, Dexter's inevitable reaction to the Casey Anthony verdict.