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“Sexism and patriarchy is everywhere. It is just that it exists differently in different places, and this is one way it exists here.” READ MORE »


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Prefer your teenage angst with a pop hook? Have I got the Carly Rae Jepsen mashup for you, after the jump! … READ MORE »


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“Call Me Maybe”‘s summer is over and now it’s time for “Gangnum Style”‘s fall.

But as we transition from “I just met you”s to “Hey, sexy ladies” — just as we doff our maxi dresses for cozy plaid — let’s enjoy a mashup that combines the best of both worlds. Think of it… READ MORE »


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Is there anything funnier than overly-earnest sopranos belting out “Call Me Maybe”? This Carly Rae Jepsen cover by the 3Penny Chorus and Orchestra isn’t supposed to be funny — or maybe it is? — but it’s put a smile on my face this morning. [YouTube] … READ MORE »


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Hey Carly Jepsen / This may sound cray / But is that a giant tennis racket / or did you get hit with a shrink ray? The world may never know. [Photo: Fame/Flynet]READ MORE »


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Rachel Maddow apparently tweeted this “Call Me Maybe” cover the other night and I’m loving it: it’s called “Hands Off, Crazy” and it’s all about the politicians trying to take away your reproductive rights. It’s by a bunch of Virginia ladies (and one gent) who’ve got their eye on anti-abortion politician Ken Cucinelli (“Cooch”), but… READ MORE »


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Somehow I’ve made it until just now before hearing the song “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen. I know, it’s really quite amazing that I’ve managed to avoid the most catchy, popular, ear-defying song of the moment. I’d planned on avoiding it forever, but then this video, featuring a mysterious bikini-ed man, made it’s… READ MORE »


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Speaking of Ryan Lochte … the dude is such hot shit at the 2012 Olympics that he’s the inspiration for the latest “Call Me Maybe” spoof. In “Call Me Lochte,” the comedic geniuses at NOC remixed Carly Rae Jepsen’s inescapable tune into an ode to Lochte stealing Michael Phelps’ thunder as the United States’ favorite… READ MORE »


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Jimmy Fallon and the Roots? Colin Powell? Miss USA contestants? Move over, everyone: Cookie Monster is here with a cookie-centric (of course) “Call Me Maybe” cover. “Share It Maybe” is all about (duh) sharing your cookies. I might have listened to it seven times already this morning. I just might have. [YouTube.com/SesameStreet] … READ MORE »


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Jared’s “Call Me Maybe” addiction has affected the lives of his loved ones negatively in the following ways: He embarrasses them by going into restaurants with pennies and dimes and asking waitresses for kisses, he rips his own jeans to show skin and then steals money to buy new jeans. This spoof of A&E’s “Intervention” READ MORE »


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My boyfriend Nick is an old man trapped in a 26-year-old’s body. He’s usually in his pajama pants by 7:30 p.m., it’s not uncommon for him to use the phrase “Why is everyone in such a hurry?” while driving, and his knowledge of pop culture is mostly limited to the “House Party” trilogy. This is… READ MORE »


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Well, well, well. Look who it is. Colin Powell, former Secretary of State under President George W. Bush, was on CBS  this morning and added himself to the pantheon of “Call Me Maybe” covers. Technically it’s not a cover — he just sings a few bars with Gayle King — but its still clear the… READ MORE »


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I think we can all agree that the “Call Me Maybe” covers need to stop. Let the last and greatest be Carly  Rae Jepsen herself covering “Call Me Maybe” with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots … on classroom instruments. Questlove with a kazoo FTW! [You Tube] … READ MORE »


News

Health care reform what? Syria who? President Obama is just the latest celeb to cover that super catchy “Call Me Maybe” song. It’s cute, but it’s most redeeming quality is 100 percent less Donald Trump than the Miss USA pageant contestant cover. [MTV.Tumblr.com] … READ MORE »


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“Call Me Maybe” is catchiest damn song of the summer, so it figures the Miss USA pageant did its very own cover. It is safe to say none of the contestants will take home the prize for lip synching, but there are a couple funny cameos by the hosts Bravo’s Andy Cohen and E!’s Giuliana… READ MORE »


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We were skeptical about the “Call Me, Maybe” dating cards that surfaced last week, but here’s a variation on the trend that we can totally get behind: “Adopt Me, Maybe” cards for shelter pets. So freakin’ cute. [Buzzfeed] … READ MORE »


Love & Sex

It looks like Carly Rae Jepson’s song “Call Me Maybe” may have inspired more than a slew of viral tributes, which reached a fever pitch on “The Today Show”‘s live dance-off last week. The latest in “Call Me Maybe” memetry (I just made that word up …  it’s like puppetry, but with memes) are business cards… READ MORE »