A Thursday Interruption: Reggie Ramirez interprets “Endless Love,” Juliana Hatfield’s “Spin the Bottle,” and Beyonce’s “Why Don’t You Love Me?”

From TheOtherPatrick: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTa_UHf2Yoo Whoa!! What a performance. Way to trouble gender. From Jen. Juliana Hatfield’s “Spin the Bottle” Beyonce’s latest video is fantastic. I dig how she troubles 1950s nostalgia with her kitchen of fiery rage, and the call out to blaxploitation heroines. Also: the hip action is surprisingly hard to mimic. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKqIgqJEH-o

A Thursday Interruption: Reinterpreting *Madeline,* Cyndi Lauper’s “If you go away,” Christina Aguilera’s “Can’t Hold Us Down.” Also: Uffie’s got something MC’s can kiss.

From TheOtherPatrick: YES OMG YES This is my favorite retelling of Madeline EVER. Cyndi Lauper’s rendition of “If you go away…” is delightfully moody. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0bjiyvWqb4 A blast from the past recommended by Jen. Christina reminds us that they cannot, in fact, hold us down. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7j1U0kixp-g&feature=player_embedded#! I think I remember why I like Uffie.

A Thursday Interruption: A 3D exploration of Guernica, Shirley Bassey gets this party started, and Goapele wants you to get closer to her dreams. Also: a video on political correctness.

From TheOtherPatrick: Yo… a beautiful exploration of war using music and art. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_65LYLzvvI In other news: Shirley wants to get this party started. This is a beautiful meditation song. From The Other Patrick: Stewart Lee decodes what it means when people say they’re tired of everything being so PC.

A Thursday Interruption: Pansy Division’s cover of Liz Phair’s “Flower,” the wonders of the number 4, and some kick ass guitar playing. Also: A link roundup and a video from one of our readers!

Pansy Division covers Liz Phair’s “Flower.” Whoa! NSFW! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJFBtRZmdCQ This is totally SFW. Fiest helps you count to four. From TheOtherPatrick: Some awesome guitar playing from Botswana! BTW UnusualMusic’s got a fantastic link roundup on race, gender, and rock’n’roll. From Jen, one of our readers: My band wants to play at the Green Man Festival […]

A Thursday Interruption: Tori Amos’ “97 Bonnie and Clyde,” Bree Sharp’s “Boys of Summer,” Save Ferris’ “Come on Eileen” (and yes THESE ARE ALL COVERS). Also: Some thoughts on La Gaga and white privilege, and Kelis’ “Acappella”

Uhhh Tori Amos covers Eminem’s “97 Bonnie and Clyde” and it is CREEPY as hell!! Another cover: Bree Sharp does “Boys of Summer,” which is, incidentally, the song that was playing when I decided I’d probably marry my fiance. Take note, children, that WILL be on the test. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ztxLf7HN3AQ Save Ferris’ has a pretty bouncy […]

A Thursday Interruption: Lady Gaga’s “Dance in the Dark,” Toni Braxton’s “Make My Heart” and “You’re Making Me High.” Also: a spoof of Kiely’s “Spectacular”

Lady Gaga’s “Dance in the Dark” is about low self esteem, and the way some women and men are constantly insecure. I could’ve done with a little bit more analysis, but meh. It’s not like insecurity is an innate part of being human. It’s profitable and engineered. Toni Braxton is back, people!! OMG I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVED […]

A Thursday Interruption: thecocknbullkid, more on Badu’s “Window Seat,” and some thoughts on Rihanna’s “Rude Boy.” Also: an octopus.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=USOVicCloiA Dude, I am loving this single. Here’s more info on this awesomely wacky artist. Erykah Badu’s “Window Seat” is still causing a stir. Some comments from a five year old below: TH: …Oh mommy, she fell down! SH: Yes she did. She was shot. TH: Why? SH: Why do you think? TH: Because she […]