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  1. Songs of the Week: Got Those '94 Weezer Blues All Over Again...

    Steven Hyden

    This is intended to be a throwback Weezer song, which we know because it's produced by Ric Ocasek, and also because Rivers Cuomo talks about "rockin' out like its '94." It signals the dawn of Weez...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  2. Q&A: Have You Noticed a Really Sad, Creepy Cover Song in a Tr...

    Eric Ducker

    So you're going about your day, distracting yourself with a trailer of Melisandre burning non-believers on a beach or a troubled Ben Affleck searching for his missing wife, when you think to yourself, Wait, I know this song playing in the b...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  3. Songs of the Week: Tinashe, Drake, Perfume Genius, and Baby &rsqu...

    Amos Barshad

    This week, Kristeen Young went on The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson and shredded through her jam "Pearl of a Girl" with Dave Grohl (who actually played drums on her whole new album, The Knife Shift), the similarly legendary Pat Smear, ...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  4. Ready to Hear a Compelling Theory About Jon Snow’s Mother?

    Zach Dionne

    ALERT: This theory spoils a few things from the first season of Game of Thrones/the first A Song of Ice and Fire book. And if it's correct - which it totally might be! - it'll spoil books and seasons still to come. Procee...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  5. Weird Al’s Back With a ‘Happy’ Parody That&rsqu...

    Zach Dionne

    One thing that's brilliant about Weird Al's parody of Pharrell's "Happy" video/song, "Tacky" - no matter how lame that screenshot makes it seem before pressing play - is its outfits and dance routin...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  6. Overplayed Song of the Week: Jason Derulo ft. Snoop Dogg, 'W...

    Emily Yoshida

    Weeks on Chart: 10 Peak: No. 5 on Billboard's Hot 100 (June 28, 2014) Current Radio Play Frequency: No. 28 on Power 106's playlist YouTube Hit Count: 109,582,427 at time of publication [...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  7. George R.R. Martin’s Final Answer to the ‘Will He Fin...

    Zach Dionne

    Fantasy historian George Raymond Richard Martin is asked, probably on a daily basis, to guarantee he'll complete A Song of Ice and Fire before quaffing any ale with Ned Stark in the afterlife. It's a serio...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  8. No One Will Ever Kill 'American Gladiators'

    Zach Dionne

    American Gladiators, which came back for two quick seasons in 2008, is being revived once again."It's a little darker, more intense, more serious. It's a little less red, white and blue," executive producer Arthur Smith ...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  9. Girls in Hoodies Podcast: ‘The Leftovers,’ ‘Tra...

    Molly Lambert and Emily Yoshida

    Molly and Emily talk about HBO's The Leftovers, the Transformers movies, Nicki Minaj and Iggy Azalea's pseudo beef, and summer songs. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check out our podcasts pag...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  10. The Week in Gossip: Beyoncé’s On the Run Tour Lyrics...

    Juliet Litman

    Jay Z and Beyonce are on tour together. On June 28, they performed in Cincinnati. Her set includes songs from her 2006 album B'Day, and when she sang "Resentment," she changed a few of the lyrics. Instead of the s...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  11. ‘Horrible Bosses 2’ Trailer: Turn Down for Waltz

    Zach Dionne

    Let's get the critiques out of the way: The trailer for the Horrible Bosses sequel uses "Turn Down for What" only a couple of weeks after the 21 Jump Street sequel planted its flag in the song. And while it's great to see Horrible...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  12. A Primer on Match Fixing in the Wake of the Cameroon World Cup Al...

    Bill Barnwell

    Late Monday night, FIFA's worst nightmare began to break. The Cameroon Football Federation sent out an urgent press release announcing that they were investigating claims that several of Cameroon's recent matches were fixed, most notably th...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  13. The Jams of Summer

    Steven Hyden

    Would we still be talking about "summer jams" as a thing if not for the summer of 2013? Hardly anyone buys into the idea that any single song can be relevant to the whole world at the same time in other contexts anymore. Looked at...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  14. Songs of the Week: Grimes Goes, La Materialista Vibrates, and Ab-...

    Molly Lambert

    This is the song that Grimes wrote for Rihanna, which was rejected for reasons we will never know or understand, so that we might have the Grimes version instead. And like Sia's "Chandelier," just the mere association with almost being...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  15. Songs of the Week: The Surprisingly Welcome Return of Interpol

    Steven Hyden

    Is it embarrassing to say you liked Interpol in the early '00s? I feel like it's embarrassing to say you liked Interpol in the early '00s. Actually, based on this live video of a new song recently recorded at London&...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  16. Overplayed Song of the Week: Calvin Harris, ‘Summer’

    Emily Yoshida

    Weeks on Chart: 13 Peak: No. 9 on Billboard's Hot 100 (currently) Current Radio Play Frequency: No. 3 on KIIS FM's playlist YouTube Hit Count: 75,152,486 at time of publication [Lyric...

    Blog | June 19, 2014