I don’t really care so much about getting married, but goddamn, if I were to have a wedding, I would straight up bogart everything about Solange Knowles’ wedding in New Orleans this weekend. First of all, she and now-husband Alan Ferguson arrived on bicycles, Solange wore a white jumpsuit (before changing into a white gown), and their wedding photos were TO DIE FOR. Check out a few more above…
I always feel like an idiot when I watch “Jeopardy.” Every once in a while I can correctly answer a question, but for the most part, it’s a lot of me yelling “WHAT IS THE COLD WAR!” at the television, while the contestant correctly answers “What is Harvard University.” Until now…
Tuesday night, Alex Trebek debuted a new category called “& Beyoncé” with nothing but Bey-related questions. For the first time ever, I could have won “Jeopardy”… or at least this category.
After the jump, check out the questions and answers to the Beyonce category and curse yourself for not being a contestant on that one particular show. [Mashable] Keep reading »
A photo of a Columbia Records/Parkwood Entertainment memo with a track list and release date for a second secret Beyoncé album has been floating around Twitter and PLEASE GOD LET THIS BE REAL.
The rumored album would be Beyoncé Vol. II, and it would be sold coupled with last year’s Beyoncé. The memo mentions a 4-disc set that would include both albums, 28 music videos (18 from the first volume and 10 new videos), a DVD of the Mrs. Carter Tour, and a DVD of the “On the Run Tour” live from Paris. The release date is set for November 14 for iTunes and November 25 for physical copies. Keep reading »
Good morning! Hope your day is going great, and if it’s not, here’s a totally awesome mashup of Beyonce’s “XO” and Taylor Swift’s “Out of the Woods.” Diva doubledown! [via Jezebel]
Let it be clear: I have no desire to go back to school, UNLESS it is to take Rutgers University’s “Politicizing Beyoncé” class.
The course, which takes a look at Beyoncé’s songs, music videos and feminist advocacy, usually begins with a viewing of one of her music videos, and is followed by a discussion of readings and songs, and how they may tie into each other. Kevin Allred, the course’s lecturer, says he teaches the class because Beyoncé “provides a really good entry point to a lot of black feminist texts, so it’s a class about Beyoncé, but it’s also not a class about Beyoncé. It’s a class about black feminist history and black feminist theory, in the United States, especially.” Keep reading »