Three Optimism Experts Analyze ‘Mr. Brightside’ by the Killers

‘I don’t think it can teach you about being optimistic. He’s definitely had a threesome, though.’

How the Fake Lesbians of t.A.T.u. Changed Queerness in Russia Forever

The ‘All the Things She Said’ generation is now grown up, sparking a cultural shift in their anti-gay nation. Does it matter that t.A.T.u. were never the real deal?

Why ‘Bitter Sweet Symphony’ Keeps Hitting

One of the best-known samples reveals that music is a flat circle

Pop Music Prepared Us for This Bummer Summer

The right sad songs might get you through the next phase of this pandemic