Sensual, Haunting Halloween Songs to Go With Your Sexy Costume

For those of us who scare easily, the best part of Halloween is the opportunity to get a little saucy with our costuming. For example, rocking a short skirt, men’s shirt, and a face full of fake blood for a suggestive “zombie Shaina Twain” ensemble. I’m right there with you—Halloween is, without question, the most…

A Playlist of the Cool Nu-Adult Contemporary Jams the (Former) Kids Are Listening To

Sometimes I’ll hear a song by an ostensibly hip, contemporary act and think, “Phil Collins could easily be singing this.” Generally, the track is synth-based and heavy on atmosphere. If the beats percolate, it’s only at a gentle boil. I’ve been thinking a lot about music like this over the past few years (and how much…

A Valentine's Day Playlist of Songs About Women Putting Bad Men Out of Their Misery

These days I find myself increasingly irritated, annoyed, and flat-out furious with men. They’re voting for incompetent people, allegedly running the country and frankly, just pissing me the fuck off. I’ve been trying to soothe all this anger with country music. But not just any forlorn steel guitar stuff. I’ve been…

A Lit Holiday Playlist for Wearing Fur Around the House

Around this time of year, we get treated to playlists filled with holiday hip-hop and R&B standards like Run-D.M.C.’s “Christmas in Hollis” and TLC’s “Sleigh Ride,” a perfect Christmas song. Otherwise, it’s boring holiday classics coming at you nonstop in the department store, at the pharmacy, on the radio. Before you…

A Playlist of Healing Songs for Trying Not to Bawl At Your Desk About the Election

There’s not much more that I can add to this that my colleagues haven’t already said; I’m fixated on how everything plays out, and what horrors await us. But in this day we’re taking to mourn before we organize, it’s important to pay a little attention to taking care of ourselves. If you’re bawling at work, this…

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