Posts Tagged: criticismish
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A Reasonable Conversation About Carly Rae Jepsen's New Song, Which is the Best Song Ever

Hu: JENNNNNNNN. We meet again.

Vaf: Yes, Jane, for a GOOD REASON.

Hu: So, this morning, when I logged onto Gchat, I had no idea that you would be blessing me with this:

Jen, I really really really really like this song.

Vaf: ME TOO. I had no idea that we, the world, would be blessed with it.

Hu: Apparently, one of my friends listened to it last night? Without FW-ing it to me? #notmyfriend

Vaf: Um, I sent it to you immediately after listening to it. Just saying, I’m the greatest.

Hu: All I know is that the last time CRJ came out with a [...]

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A Reasonable Conversation About Taylor Swift's New Album, Which Is The Best Album Ever

JEN VAFIDIS: HI JANE. There is a new Taylor Swift album out today, and it is already totally undeniable. The first single is a #1 hit, the second single was #1 on iTunes within 10 minutes of its release, and Taylor has been teasing us via Instagram about these new songs for what seems like years. It’s only been a few weeks, but still. I love her, you love her, let’s talk about her.

JANE HU: When I tell people that 1989 is going to get me through the rest of 2014, I’m 100% not exaggerating. Even though the three pre-releases have really sent some MIXED SIGNALS about [...]

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A Reasonable Review of One Direction's New Album, Which Is the Best Album Ever

Yesterday was the official release date for Midnight Memories, One Direction’s third studio album. Aaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. Yessss!! No? Am I talking to the right demographic? It doesn’t matter. I’m here to talk to you about the important stuff, which is the music.

The music: holy smokes.

Our boys are still the same boys, even if they're now boys-verging-on-men, and they even helped write almost all the tracks on the new album. Let that sink in: it’s their very own words coming from their very own souls into my very own earphones.

Let's do this: track-by-track, first-but-not-final impressions.

(And if anyone can correctly list them in [...]