Daily Archives: 2017-04-13

“Jared Kushner is the kindest, bravest, warmest, most wonderful human being I’ve ever known in my life.”

Mickey Kaus, genius and saint, is running hard with the “President Kushner” meme so we don’t have to. But maybe we should anyway? I don’t think Kaus has lost all hope.  But he’s playing a strong rhetorical hand that’s grounded in what appears to be a troublingly high level of interference in major policy by […]

The World May Burn, but if it doesn’t: a Laboum Comeback Is On Its Way!

Few things reaffirm this blog’s faith in history than a Laboum comeback.  From the dreadful hour we missed the fact of the “Sugar Sugar” comeback until a few days into it, we’ve paid special care to keep our ears open for the next coming of K-pop’s greatest shouldn’t-be-nugu group.  There was the bliss of “Aalow […]

The Third Coming of the Second Coming of “Gee”: the Japanese remake of A Pink’s “It Girl”

SNSD’s “Gee” is such a seminal classic, not only for that seminal band but for all of K-pop and thus Art itself as we know it in the 21st Century, that it sounds maniacally partisan to suggest that A Pink’s second single–no flop but certainly with nothing of the commercial impact of SNSD’s defining megahit– […]