Hip Hop Archive: MTV Killed Hip-Hop

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The writer once wrote about hip-hop. In this piece, we look back at how he strongly felt about MTV’s drift from hip-hop programing.

1996: Guyhood … The Early Years (Part II)

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The last full viewing of the AIDS Quilt is among the many events within the second half of 1996–your childhood.

If You Don’t Understand The Prevalence Of Sexism In Music Videos, This Music Video Will Help

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Singer Ingrid Michaelson flips music video sexual and gender cliches on their heads with her new music video

If It’s Balding I Am, It’s a Bald Guy I’m Gonna Be

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Who’s your bald guy idol?

Gangnam Style Hits 7 Year-Old Boys Hard…And Breaks Down Barriers.

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How did Psy make a YouTube Video with 500 million views that has captivated the minds of 2nd graders across America?

P!nk: Lady Warrior, Femmephobe

TweetFemmephobia is a trouble that I look on with no small amount of sympathy. In this lovely article from No Seriously, What AboutTeh Menz? Ozy Frantz discusses how, when zie was in high school, zie was a “Cool Chick.” Zie mocked other girls for their stereotypically feminine presentation and behavior and “adopt[ed] male gender norms […]

“I think objectification mostly just hurts people.”

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These are comments by DZ and John Anderson on the post “Magic Mike: On the Objectification of Men”.