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– The best part of yesterday’s Victoria Secret runway show was definitely the part where Rihanna took off her clothes and Instagrammed a picture of herself. How are these two things related? God knows.
It’s astonishing people are still discussing Lady Gaga when Lana Del Rey exists; the controversial chanteuse today debuted a ten-minute video for her new song, “Ride,” wherein she joins a biker gang, holds a gun to her head, and narrates a lengthy tale of a small-town singer finding newfound freedom: “It pushed me to a Read More
Lana Del Rey
This morning brought MTV’s announcement of its Video Music Awards nominees, with established pop artists like Rihanna and Katy Perry competing with upstarts like Gotye and girl-of-the-moment Carly Rae Jepsen. In the marquee category, Video of the Year, the nominees are:
- Drake ft. Rihanna, “Take Care”
- Gotye ft. Kimbra, “Somebody That I Read More
Far, far away from the clutches of Courtney Love, angry Kurt Cobain fans, and Brian Williams, Saturday Night Live failure Lana Del Ray went all the way to Australia to cover Nirvana’s “Heart-Shaped Box.” Which is strange, because she wasn’t supposed to go on tour till October.
You know what? Good for her.
Gaga who? Lana Del Rey, who may have picked up a taste for trolling the public after her Saturday Night Live caterwaul that befuddled even Brian Williams, has released a video for “National Anthem” wherein she plays both Marilyn Monroe and Jacqueline Kennedy–and depicts John F. Kennedy’s assassination.
President Kennedy, here, is played Read More
Last night, at what is widely hyped as the best night in New York fashion, the attendees of the annual gala benefit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute did not disappoint. Patterns, we saw a few: a lot of black, a lot of neon, a lot of feathers, and a lot of sheer. And Read More
After we noted recent news that Lana Del Rey was said to be postponing a spring tour, we received word that she had a long-term master plan!
Per her reps: “Lana told MTV several weeks ago that she plans to tour in October. There has never been a spring tour announced or cancelled.”
They went on! Read More
Those hoping to catch a glimpse of Lana Del Rey in the flesh shall have to stand outside the gingerbread house in which she lives and attempt to nibble their way in. Sadly, her tour has reportedly been postponed, a casualty of her by-now-legendary-but-only-because-we-all-forgot-Ashlee-Simpson performance on Saturday Night Live.
Pop historians may Read More
Lana Del Rey week continues with the newly unveiled cover of British Vogue, featuring the lippy musician in a Louis Vuitton blouse with the headline “The fascinating Lana Del Rey.” Boy, they’re not kidding! All who–like Brian Williams–find Ms. Del Rey’s success an enigma may find that she has a Read More