If Britney Spears' much-dissected foray back into public light proved anything it's this: the American public is not a huge fan of context.
I'm not ashamed to admit that I'm a huge Britney Spears fan. I have her albums, I've made up dance routines to her songs and, yes, I've sung my heart out at her concerts. However, as much as I love me some Britney, I think her decision to join "The X Factor" as a judge is a bad idea.
This was the religion of many slaves brought from West Africa to the Americas and the Caribbean. Vodun was brutally repressed by slave-owners, yet its powerful beats, ethics and aesthetics endured. We owe our concepts of cool, soul and rock and roll to it.
We figured if we did the legwork of finding the perfect spot to play host to each of the celebs' bachelorette parties, then they'd have to send us an invite, right?
If the existential slicing and dicing of pork from pig answers the ethical objections to meat-eating, can there be any real objection to the cultivation and consumption of vat-grown people meat?
For some people, every day is already a painful reminder that they are made of dust. For these people, sin is not so much about pride, but rather the failure to have a healthy sense of self-esteem and love for oneself.
His performance -- though heartfelt and adorable -- is subpar. He fails to impress the judges and no one's chair turns around by the time the song ends.
The more "talent" shows we get each season, the less "talented" is each slate of competitors forced upon our screens, airwaves and eardrums. We are spreading our talent too thinly across too many shows and it's doing long-lasting damage to the genre.
The most important decision you'll ever make isn't who pays, but whether if this guy a really great person who will delight you, empower you, respect you and love you.
There's Dakota Fanning...'going bad' so Marc Jacobs can sell some perfume. It smells great, by the way. Why did she do that? I mean, she was SUCH A NI...
I have a confession to make. Yes, I know this is our first time interacting with one another, but there is something that I really need to get off my chest before we go any further.
As Britney became a performer and a product, both her body and her art were bought and sold. As such, she was owned by much more than God.
I've got a proud confession to make: I'm a pop music junkie. Drizzy Drake, Britney, Adele, Nicki, Ke$ha, you name it. I love it. But I've got to admit...
Whether owned by athlete or actor, writer or rapper, plenty of celebrity-backed and ...