beyonce
Apparently I hadn’t gotten the memo about it being mandatory for all women of the African Diaspora to be eternal fans of Beyoncé Knowles.
fatshion
mybrownbaby
Often, in the not-so-private corners of my house, I sing out loud with all my might, without a care in the world about who’s listening.
pharrell williams
G I R L is everything we love about Pharrell.
music
In my experience, music shops are almost always exclusively masculine environments staffed by embittered know-it-alls who treat is as a personal insult that you don’t really know very much at all about the instrument you’re attempting to play.
music
Though I was previously not sold on the Coachella thing, after creating this list of women musicians on their next line-up, I am completely jealous of anyone who gets to go.
beyonce
NEWS FLASH, Y’ALL: The right to be sexy ends when you pop a child out of your body!
in

Jan 27, 2014 at 5:30pm | 317 comments

mary lambert
I talked with the singer-songwriter about beauty, body image, sabering open a bottle of champagne with a sword, and OH YEAH, those two Grammys she's up for on Sunday.
betty who
If last year was any indication, there’s a good chance that 2014 will be the year that she makes her dreams of pop stardom a reality.
beyonce
This album is widely successful because it makes women feel good about themselves. I can see how that might be confusing for some.
gift guides
the good men project
It felt sort of ick that the Beastie Boys seemed to be trying to stop the re-appropriation of their song to such a great cause. But there's a reason for it.
xofood
Here are THE GREATEST THANKSGIVING MOVIES OF ALL TIME, and I am going to share with you, xoJaners, my ultimate Thanksgiving playlist. No matter where you are, it will manifest up a fireplace, kittens playing with balls of yarn, warm cider and Fred Astaire.
christmas music
I've been known to shout "Nooooooooooo!" after starting a car and having the radio greet me with a late-'90s boy-band rendition of an age-old Christmas carol I didn't like in the first place.
music
Intent doesn't mean much when what you're doing is still causing damage by perpetuating racist stereotypes.
in

Nov 14, 2013 at 12:30pm | 280 comments

music
It’s important to live one’s life as if it’s a movie, complete with an appropriate soundtrack.
in

Nov 5, 2013 at 5:00pm | 227 comments

music
3 different bands and 3 different sounds.
in

Oct 29, 2013 at 5:00pm | 32 comments

aging
HOW DOES SUCH A YOUNG MAN HAVE SO MANY TATTOOS ALREADY?
in

Oct 16, 2013 at 1:00pm | 303 comments

music
I was asked this question by a stranger I met in LA a few weeks ago. And I think it might possibly be the best question of all time.
music
Fine, one is a Morrissey song, but whatever, same diff. THEY MESSED WITH MY HEAD, MOM.
music
music festivals
I suffer from claustrophobia and history of an array of anxiety disorders, even typing about being caught in some sort of mosh pit is making me anxious.