Posts tagged "itunes"

Taylor Swift Denounces The New Apple Music Streaming Service

Taylor Swift thinks that Apple Music’s new streaming service at $9.99 a month – similar to a Netflix to music type of deal – is unfair to musicians.
Swift took to her Tumblr to write an “open letter” to Apple, admonishing them for this new business move. She thinks that the free trial period especially,…

Katrin Higher / June 21, 2015

Exclusive: Kina Grannis Premieres “The Fire” Official Music Video

If you don’t know who Kina Grannis is, you’ve been missing out. Kina just released her sophomore studio album, Elements, which earned her the #2 spot on iTunes Singer Songwriter Chart (and happens to be a favorite here at The Frisky). Elements, the follow-up to her debut album Stairwells, takes a bold step forward with…

Katie Oldenburg / June 27, 2014

You Can Watch The Final 3 Episodes Of “Downton Abbey” Early Thanks To iTunes

If you were annoyed at having to wait three months for “Downton Abbey” Season 3 to hit PBS, you’re going to love this news. Apple is set to offer the final three episodes of the season before they air. Could this work for other shows?
The wait was painful but didn’t seem to affect viewership in the…

The Mary Sue / January 15, 2013

iTunes Censors The Word “Vagina” In “The Vagina Monologues” E-Book

Searching “vagina” on iTunes for a cheap thrill, basement pervs? You are shit out of luck. iTunes censors the word “vagina” from Eve Ensler’s play The Vagina Monologues on its e-book page in the title and throughout the teaser, spelling “vagina” as “v****a.” Strangely, though, iTunes does not blur the word “vagina” from the book&#8217…

Jessica Wakeman / September 12, 2012

The Last 31 Days Of 2008: Update Your iPod

My ex and I shared the same iTunes library and while in some ways it has served me well — so much Led Zeppelin! — it has also caused much, much embarrassment. You know how you can set your IM status message to show what song you’re listening to? Well, it is really no fu…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 3, 2008

5 Ways To Seek Digital Revenge On An Ex

When a breakup goes bad (when don’t they?), it’s natural to feel angry. There are the obvious ways to express that emotion–egging his car, throwing his belongings out a window, changing your locks. Or, you could take a more subtle and modern approach through technology. Sure, the following tactics might not be entirely legal, but…

Leonora Epstein / September 26, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: It Was A Sad Weekend

Comedian Bernie Mac died on Saturday of complications due to pneumonia. [AP]
Grammy- and Academy-award winner Isaac Hayes (who also voiced the character “Chef” on South Park) died Sunday. [AP]…

Catherine Strawn / August 11, 2008

Obama’s iPod

Your musical tastes say a lot about you, blah, blah, blah, so it’s kind of a big deal that in the current issue of Rolling Stone, Barack Obama divulges some of what’s on his iTunes. Obama says he has “pretty eclectic tastes,” and his playlist includes the Rolling Stones, Elton John, Earth, Wind & Fire,…

Catherine Strawn / June 25, 2008

Isabella Rossellini Investigates Bug Love

While Isabella Rossellini may be known for her roles in Alias and Death Becomes Her, she’s now helping to answer the question people have been asking since the beginning of time — how do insects do it? Isabella’s short film series Green Porno will get to the bottom of this. Personally, we’re hoping the film…

Catherine Strawn / December 12, 2007