Links of the week

→ First there was viral superstar Tiny Princess Captain America, and now: Tiny Princess Thor! (Officially Tumblr famous.) We knew her when. → You heard that Episode VII finally has an official release date, I’m sure, but here it is again: December 18, 2015. I’m not super thrilled, mainly because this means it happens during the holidays and the holidays just make me cranky. Oh well: It’s all just more fuel for Santa Maul, I suppose. → A lengthy profile of pop music’s latest darling, Lorde. ‘Bravado’ and ‘Team:’ Both better songs than ‘Royals?’ Or just not as overplayed yet? … Continue reading Links of the week

Links of the week

→ 20 songs you might not know were covers. Music is not my best area of pop culture, but I knew about a lot of these. (I even have an MP3 of the original ‘Torn’ around here somewhere.) Still, my biggest surprise was ‘Cum on Feel the Noize.’ Also: Why is Sweden so good at pop music? → A nice quick look at the history of film trailers. Yes, I remember trying to download The Phantom Menace trailer, though I think I actually ended up seeing it on TV, maybe the last ever time I willingly watched Entertainment Tonight. (The … Continue reading Links of the week