Music

What We Can Learn From K-Pop Stans About Fighting Fascism

This protest movement is the culmination of a decade of anger and online discourse, soundtracked by the earworm vocals of Jungkook

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.’

Nu Metal Tried to Warn Us About Male Rage, But Instead We Laughed at Their Masks

A reappraisal of the genre is no joke; it’s actually a worthwhile study of male anxiety, fear and other difficult-to-express emotions from the early aughts

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?