pop-music

One-Hit Wonders Who Deserve a Second Chance

Has there ever been a pop culture category more ruthlessly defined and more fundamentally inexact than “one-hit wonder”? Pull up Wikipedia’s one-hit wonder list and…

Study Says Pop Music Has Gotten Sadder in the Last 30 Years Because of Men

A new study out of the University of California Irvine claims that while the hits of today are happier and more danceable, those songs are…

I Asked My Teen Niece to Explain The Weeknd and Selena Gomez to Me

As you might have heard, The Weeknd dropped a new EP last week. Also, as you might have heard, the internet says it’s filled with…

The Best Songs Ever About Giving and Receiving Head

In 2004, Petey Pablo and Lil John dropped “Freek-A-Leek.” The song struck a chord with me for a number of reasons. One in particular was…