Screw “Guilty Pleasures”: No More Cultural Taste Shaming
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Screw “Guilty Pleasures”: No More Cultural Taste Shaming

I read a brilliant piece yesterday called “In Defense of Schlock Music” where the author, Jody Rosen, proposes an argument for a genuine appreciation of Billy Joel and Journey. I’m not doing it justice– it’s awesome, go read it.  But it struck me as odd that we culturally feel some moral responsibility to only appreciate … Continue reading

“Can I get some fries with that shake-shake boobie?”: Ickiest “Sexy”/”Romantic” Hip-Hop/R&B Lyrics
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“Can I get some fries with that shake-shake boobie?”: Ickiest “Sexy”/”Romantic” Hip-Hop/R&B Lyrics

Guess what everyone? There’s a severe STD epidemic sweeping the nation. Happy Day After Valentines Day, America! Now, blame this on the sexual revolution, blame the declining morality of US, blame the state of sex education, but me? I blame 90s R&B music. 90s R&B and Hip-Hop music is RAUNCHY. There is just no other word for … Continue reading