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Saturday Playlist: Your Almost Autumn Soundtrack

Playlist: Beach, Bitch!
Amelia's playlist will help your suntan stay longer. True fact. Read More »
Playlist: Shmoopy Love
We're head over heels for Jessica's lovey dovey mix. Read More »
Playlist: Girls Of Summer
An all-girl summer jam mix by Julie. Read More »

Happy Saturday! And a begrudging Happy Almost Autumn. One of the only things that helps me ease out of summer and into fall is listening to music that just sounds better when the temperatures are cooling and the leaves are starting to fall. A playlist for you to enjoy, after the jump!
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My Little Pony And Ginuwine Go Together Like WHOA (NSFWish)

My Little Pony
Author Peggy Orenstein has a bone to pick with My Little Pony dolls. Read More »
My Little Pony Hair
Coincidence? I think not. Read More »
Pony Sutra
Ponies get it on to "Pony"

A music video for Ginuwine’s “Pony” featuring My Little Ponies doing unspeakable things is so wrong that it’s right. It’s some straight up Pony Sutra stuff. Think Charlie Sheen’s harem house, but with humans. [Buzzfeed]

Matchbox Twenty Debuts “Overjoyed” Video

Crappy Video
Matchbox Twenty's lyric video is actually kinda sexist. Read More »
Guess Who?
Who's this famous singer dressed like a rabbit? Read More »
Banned Cover
Magazine cover of Azealia Banks with a condom is getting banned. Read More »
"Overjoyed"

The Frisky staff laughs at me like a bunch of hyenas whenever I bring up how much I love Matchbox Twenty, because sometimes The Frisky staff are a bunch of jerks like that. But I hardly care today because this week, the band released a new music video for the forthcoming album North and the song “Overjoyed,” is just the sweetest. I’ve been listening to it on repeat all morning. Take that, jerks! (J/K I love you guys.) [PopCrush]

Saturday Playlist: Songs That Helped Us Deal

How To Deal
Life is hard. Sometimes we all need help dealing. Read More »
Playlist: Girls Of Summer
An all-girl summer jam mix by Julie. Read More »

In honor of How To Deal Week, today’s Saturday Playlist is a collection of songs that helped us get through tough times in our lives. These are the songs we listened to as we dealt with break-ups, death, depression, family drama, being alone in a new city, and realizing our high school crush was never going to like us back. Listen to it as a whole, or pick and choose the tracks that speak to you, but either way, we hope this music will help you deal with whatever you’re going through. And believe us, it will get better… Keep reading »

Guess Who? The Famous Singer Whose Heart Will Go On

I'm A Celine Dion Superfan
And I don't care who knows! Read More »

Recognize the lady wearing stuffed animal pants? It’s her first magazine spread in nearly six years…

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Saturday Playlist: Secret Goth Slumber Party

Playlist: Shmoopy Love
We're head over heels for Jessica's lovey dovey mix. Read More »
Playlist: Beach, Bitch!
Amelia's playlist will help your suntan stay longer. Read More »
Playlist: Girls Of Summer
An all-girl summer jam mix by Julie. Read More »

Don’t let the name fool you — this mix is purely for mellow nighttime listening. Sure, there’s a couple of “less mellow” jams on there, too, but for the most part, these are some of my fave slightly darkwave-y, at-home-with-the-cats kind of tracks. Enjoy! And tell me what your songs of summer have been in the comments. Keep reading »

Pussy Riot Issues Statement On Eve Of Court Verdict

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  • Pussy Riot band member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has written a letter, passed through her lawyers, on the night before her court verdict is read. Pussy Riot has been on trial these past two weeks in Russia over an incident in February when the feminist punk band disrupted a church service and spoke out publicly against President Vladimir Putin. ”Our being in jail is a clear and distinct sign that freedom is being taken away from the whole country,” she wrote in her letter. “And this threat of destruction of the liberating, emancipatory forces of Russia is what makes me angry.” [Guardian UK]
  • Need more proof that Mitt Romney’s running mate Paul Ryan is a scary, scary man? Ryan sponsored a bill that would define a fertilized egg as “a life,” which is the same logic used in personhood amendments that could render IVF, some birth control, and all abortion illegal. [Jezebel]
  • Why presidential debate moderators should reflect the United States’ diversity. [Clutch Magazine] Keep reading »

Azealia Banks’s Banned “Dazed & Confused” Cover Isn’t Half As Bad As It Could Be

Dakota's Ad Banned
Dakota Fanning banned Marc Jacobs ad
Dakota Fanning's ad for Marc Jacobs was deemed too provocative. Read More »
Calvin Klein Ad Banned
Lara Stone's sexy ad won't fly down under. Read More »
Pro-Ana Shirts Banned
The Kate Moss-inspired shirts pulled from shelves. Read More »
Amazon Bans Book
Amazon banned this book about pedophilia. Read More »

When I heard that Harlem-born rapper and lyricist Azealia Banks’s cover of art and fashion mag Dazed & Confused had been banned in seven countries before the issue even hit stands, I anticipated something infinitely more vulgar than her flipping off the camera as she inflates/fellates a condom. I mean, that’s practically some Taylor Swift shit when it comes to the songstress who penned “212,” an explicit ode to cunnilingus. People are so sensitive. [NYMag.com]

Saturday Playlist: Hipster Lifestyle Soundtrack

Playlist: Beach, Bitch!
Amelia's playlist will help your suntan stay longer. Read More »
Playlist: Girls Of Summer
An all-girl summer jam mix by Julie. Read More »
Playlist: Shmoopy Love
We're head over heels for Jessica's lovey dovey mix. Read More »

I am not very good at being a hipster. Sure, I own a few pairs of wayfarers and I’ve been known to see movies ironically, but I’ve never thought of myself as “cool” and I really, really hate PBR (am I suffering from Hipster Denial Disorder? Most likely). Even so, when I plopped all my favorite indie/emo/electro-dance songs into one playlist, I fell in love with the results. I’m sure real hipsters will dismiss most or all of these artists as too mainstream, but you’ve gotta admit–it’s a great mix for getting stuff done around the house or, you know, brooding and illustrating your graphic novel. Enjoy, my dears!
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Ellie Goulding Debuts Amazing Lyric Video Project For Song “Anything Can Happen”

Robyn Real Talk
Robyn mouths off on how women are treated in the music industry. Read More »
Women In Punk Doc
Headlines Inspired By Stock Photos
"From The Back Of The Room" is a new documentary on women in punk. Read More »
Listen!

This is so cool: Ellie Goulding solicited photos from fans to create a lyric video project for her new song, “Anything Can Happen,” off her forthcoming album, Halcyon. Fans submitted over 1,200 pics and a great deal of them made it into the final video (above). The song is devine and I love the Instagram-y vibe of the vid. Enjoy!

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