The Halloween Concert That Reinvented Bob Dylan
October 31, 2014 12:00 AM
Bob Dylan was the cynosure of hip, when hipness still wore pressed slacks and light brown suede boots (as he did that night).
Which Is Scarier, Clowns or Zombies? A Debate to the Death.
October 30, 2014
One laughs. One moans.
Taylor Swift Channels 'Gone Girl'
October 29, 2014
Swift is channeling 2014’s other sociopathic blond pop princess.
How Parody Videos Transformed Pop Music—for Better and Worse
September 27, 2014
The problem with YouTube parodists.
Behold one of the most powerful pop-culture messages of my lifetime.
Why Does Sad Music Make Us Feel Happy?
August 24, 2014
Here's the reason you crank up sad songs when you're already feeling bad.
How Ravers Became the New Flower Children
July 26, 2014
How EDM became the feel-good music of a new generation.
Wagner's Anti-Semitism Still Matters
July 04, 2014
It helped define European anti-Semitism, especially when it came to Jewish music
50 Years Later, 'A Hard Day's Night' Is Re-Released
July 02, 2014
The film captures the charismatic insolence of the young Beatles.
Is Lana Del Rey's "Ultraviolence" a glorification of physical abuse, or a radical appeal for self-love?