Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman’s 1993 magnum opus challenged the assertion that bombastic emotion in music was insincere. Continue reading The Earnest Legacy of Meat Loaf’s “I’d Do Anything For Love”
Remembering Betty White’s career, unequaled in breadth, depth, and warmth. Continue reading The Irrepressible Persistence of Betty White
After a year of qualified highs (Spider-Man: No Way Home) and lows (The Last Duel and West Side Story), I reassess my argument that Hollywood needs to go all-in on digital distribution. Continue reading One Year Later, Hollywood Still Needs to Accept its Streaming Future
Mariah Carey’s reign as the “Queen of Christmas” is one of the greatest pop culture pivots in history. Continue reading How Christmas Immortalized Mariah Carey
The People’s Princess is having a moment – TV series, documentaries, an Oscar-worthy biopic – but what does it mean? Continue reading Why is Princess Diana Everywhere Again?
There are systems in place that facilitated Britney Spears’ downfall to feed our morbid amusement. We need to own that. Continue reading We Are All Responsible For What Happened to Britney Spears
With The Weeknd’s workmanlike performance in the record books, where does the world’s biggest stage go from here? Continue reading The Super Bowl Halftime Show Has Jumped the Shark
Can the embattled actor stage a comeback? Should he even bother to try? Continue reading How Do You Solve a Problem Like Armie Hammer?