Pretty Lights Scored A Grammy Nod, But Now He’s Redefining Live Electronic Music
“I make music because I want to make music. I don’t make music to try to win a Grammy." — Derek Vincent Smith, the man behind all the pretty lights, talked shop with me over at Huff Post Entertainment.
Nothing is as it seems in Shondaland, and I think that in this week’s episode you will see exactly where Quinn’s loyalties lie and if that involves Charlie.
I asked Katie Lowes and Guillermo Diaz what the hell was going on in “Scandal,” right before I told Guillermo that I recently watched “Freeway.” He was way more psyched about that.
HOLYCHILD JUST WANT TO BE THE NEXT HOLYCHILD, OKAY?
Liz Nisitico, singer of giddy electro-pop duo holychild, is sitting on the floor of a Lower East Side apartment pulling clothes from her suitcase: a grey polo shirt, two of her mom’s ankle-length black velvet dresses, lacy white short-shorts, and her signature leopard print visor are spread out around her. Eventually she finds what she’s been looking for: a piece of shredded, yellow cotton that passes for a Lakers tie-around halter-top. It’s her favorite item of clothing this week.
Go to Philly, Interview Empire of the Sun
Luke Steele thinks he’s on the brink of total world domination. I talked to him for HuffPost Entertainment about bringing some elephants up on stage.
The Digital Divide is Still Leaving Americans Behind
Late late late. But I wrote this story for Mashable about inner-city students with limited Internet and WiFi access. My favorite quote came from a teacher in Newark who spoke to the irony in her students’ lives: “They’re all over Twitter but they don’t know how to save a Word document.”
Bronies: The Colorful Side of Millennial Escapism
“One could easily see the entire brony phenomenon as a backlash against the fear that was so deeply instilled in the generation who were unlucky enough to have 9/11 bisect their young lives.”
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