Perfect for your slow, hot summer Friday jam.
Still perhaps one of the best things to come out of Idol’s later years, Reinhart should join the PostModern Jukebox band permanently. If you need me I’ll be sipping lemonade on the veranda, and slowly fanning myself.
It’s a downbeat kind of Tuesday in August. Let’s all shoe gaze together to this newly assembled duo of Brent Knopf (lately of Menomena) and Matt Berninger (lately of the National). Together they are EL VY.
Well, that’s one way to stop the twitter hate watching. No one will spend their time snarking on the show if Beyoncé is cast–the Beyhive is too strong.
NBC’s latest installment of “live musical performances” during the holiday season is the modern classic The Wiz. After the surprise hit of The Sound of Music, and the barely admitted to flop of Peter Pan, NBC seems to be actually putting a major effort into making their third outing one that doesn’t rely on Twitter hate watching the program, but instead be something children of all ages will turn in to see.
The Wiz has already announced the casting of Mary J. Blige, as the Wicked Witch of the West Evillene and Queen Latifah as the Wizard. Beyoncé is reportedly being offered Glinda the Good Witch. As for Dorothy, the plan is to cast an unknown after a nationwide search, since apparently American Idol’s portfolio of female African-American singers is not considered impressive enough, or young enough, and Lester Holt doesn’t have a daughter who wants to use nepotism to break into showbiz.
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Calvin Harris, aka the latest Mr. Taylor Swift (and one of the longest relationships she’s had so far, mind you!) The relationship is doing him good–he’s getting much more attention for his latest track release than he might have otherwise outside of EDM circles.
By now nearly everyone has seen Rihanna very NSFW video for her latest single “BBHMM.” (“Bitch Better Have My Money”)
What you need to see is Miss Piggy take it on.
This, ladies and gentlemen, is why returning the Muppets to TV was such an important cultural step. Because without that, places like Vulture would have never thought to do this sort of mash up, let alone promote it.
Oh and if somehow you’ve been living under a rock and missed the original, please check it out here. (Warning: Very NSFW.)
Because we all need a little EDM to get us through our work week at the height of summer.
Their second collaboration, below.
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