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‘We don’t want your tiny hands anywhere near our underpants’
the National and Common have been announced a free pre-anti Inauguration Day concert
a place able to fit both of their egos?
The worst part is that this is selling very well
‘You know that you’re toxic’ was addressed to Trump
‘it’s what you do’
‘Do u ever stop whining?An apology?Seriously?!U won,this is the job,get on with it or get out of the kitchen.’
‘We, sir, we are the diverse America who are alarmed and anxious’
‘It’s important to unite when someone like Trump or Putin is running’
‘doesn’t want to be part of his anti-Israel rhetoric,’ said an America Express source
‘He’s a demagogue you’d like to punch in the face’
Should art be political, always political?
‘The artists are united in their desire to speak out against the ignorant, divisive, and hateful campaign of Donald Trump’
‘Donald Trump is a friend of mine, and he works very hard’
‘Why don’t you kick yourself out?’
‘Trump Can Build A Bridge’
‘And he has no problem saying ‘Fuck off.’ I like that. Even if I disagree.’
Honestly who can afford to go to these events?
‘This game is the biggest social crusade of all’
‘There must be a governmental voice against the hellish and archaic social injustice allotted to animals in the United Kingdom’
As for Bernie Sanders, does it even matter what kind of music he likes?
Following Huckabee on the campaign trail in Iowa, the ‘cover’ focuses on pork chops, baked beans, Pizza Ranch, Le Mars ice cream, frostbite, gangrene, Amish chairs, and Casey’s jerky
‘If you don’t like to rock Starbucks, a coffee shop/Well, you better change your station ’cause that ain’t all that we got/Yeah, I want a cup of coffee, but I don’t want a GMO/I like to start my day off without helping Monsanto/Monsanto/Let our farmers grow/What they want to grow’
Pussy Riot, or rather their two most famous members, Masha Alekhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova, have released a video for a new song called ‘The Witches of Pussy Riot Are Cleaning Manezhka’, Manezhka being the name of the square outside the Kremlin where protesters gathered this week
Vanessa Paradis (Johnny Depp’s ex), Louis Bertignac and Jean-Louis Aubert (founders of the French rock band Téléphone), Lou Doillon (Jane Birkin’s daughter), Izia Higelin (Jacques Higelin’s daughter), Thomas Dutronc (Jacques Dutrons and Françoise Hardy’s son), and new French rock stars Zaz, Shakaponk, BB Brunes as well as rapper Joey Starr.
it nevertheless didn’t please the Chinese government at all, which held a press conference, no less, reminding ‘foreign governments and individuals’ to ‘speak and act cautiously and not support [Hong Kong’s] Occupy Central and other illegal activities in any form’.
. ‘Listen, I need your help. All I want you to do is just log in on pledge.meatfreemondays.com and pledge your support to the idea of Meat Free Mondays.That’s all you need to do, I need your help. Please do it. We’ll send all these pledges to the politicians and then they’ll do something about it.’
‘There is hardly any political issues left in Russia outside of courtrooms’, confirmed Maria Alekhina, ‘and there is a great need for transparency and media coverage of things that are happening down there, so we hope that Mediazona will help close that gap and change the face of independent Russian media.’
Sure there is worst than this, there are entertainers who perform for tyrants and dictators in foreign countries, but this is as close as you can go to the same thing while staying in the US. On Friday, Pharrell Williams as well as Harry Connick Jr., Robin Thicke, Sarah McLachlan, and Aloe Blacc, performed at Walmart annual shareholders gathering
‘Strange as it may seem, heavy metal springs not from the poisoned slag of alienation and despair but the loamy soil of post-industrial prosperity. This makes sense after all: while new musical forms may spring from disadvantaged, disgruntled, or marginalized groups, it is the most advanced and wealthy societies that have the media and entertainment companies that can propagate new sounds and genres, as well as the affluent young consumers with plenty of leisure time who can buy it.’
Yeah, charisma is key for the job, and Kanye can give us the New Chicago because he is famous! Shepard thinks that Kanye’s lyrics and his famous quotes are good enough to prove he is the right man… does Kanye even know about this? Probably not, he was busy getting married this weekend, remember?
There are songs that can dash me into fury just by their opening notes. Seriously, if you play “Insane in The Membrane” or anything by Cypress Hill I will rip your lungs out and leave you for dead.