Emmylou Harris' Wrecking Ball came out in 1995, when I was 17 years old, and remains for me among the most influential albums I've ever heard. I have gone on to become a music historian, a rock critic, and a musician, and though I probably would have done all of those things with my life, it's tough to imagine the way my musical education would have progressed had it not been for Wrecking Ball.
YouTube has been filled with amateur covers and spoofs of pop songs for years now, and in 2013 Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball" was probably got the most remakes. But as you can see from the video gallery...
Yes, Chatroulette is still a thing that exists. YouTube comic Steve Kardynal has made something of a career off shocking Chatroulette users with his scantily clad body and bearded face and putting the...
A lot of brainpower has gone into dissecting whether Miley Cyrus is sexually empowered or not. Sorry to be a buzzkill, but there's only one person who can decide whether Miley has a healthy relationship with sexuality: the woman herself. The feminist movement has a nasty habit of acting like a doctor with a prescription for sexual empowerment. To apply one set of rules all women should follow is to treat us as a homogeneous group and ignores feminism's top accomplishment: choice. The trouble is, judging others is always easier than judging ourselves.