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🟥 What Tom Petty taught me about songwriting and life

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Petty understood America and that's why he could reach hipsters/hicks, north/south, and coastal elites/NASCAR rednecks alike. Also: Russia/Ukraine, cargo shorts, Buddhist politics, & dating

🟥 Saying "fuck" doesn't make you interesting

Thursday, March 10, 2022

Thinking curse words make something funny is like believing wearing a fedora gives you a personality. A comedian's perspective on f-bombs... ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Putting up a fight

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

On Ukraine, Zelenskyy, and Putin. Also: microdosing shrooms, tour dates, pasta playlists, bands, sex, and lies. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Art doesn't have to help people

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

You can make art or be a social worker. You don't have to be both though. || Also: international jokes, algorithms vs. travel, the method in the Godfather, dressing normal, Jewface, and more. ‌ ‌ ‌

Why podcasts keep defeating the mainstream media 🎧 📰

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Will Smith and Jon Stewart blew up the old way yet they're pivoting to the approach taken by Joe Rogan, Russell Brand, and Howard Stern. Other creators (and the media) should be taking notes. ‌ ‌ ‌

the tiktok takeover

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Trapital Memo: an analysis on TikTok attempt to eat everyone else's lunch. Will it work? ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

What Makes an Iconic Song?

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Music Moves Our World ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

The Furry Community Is Struggling to Snuff Out Far-Right Agitators

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

View on web New reader? Subscribe August 09, 2022 Culture News The Furry Community Is Struggling to Snuff Out Far-Right Agitators After a furry was arrested for allegedly making terroristic threats, a

How you lead your life is a piece of art so really everybody’s an artist

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Thoughts on being an artist, the ways imperfection embodies beauty, algorithm slavery, the value of writing partners, and more. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Why Was Beyoncé's 'Renaissance' the First 2022 Album by a Female Artist to Top the Billboard 200?

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

View on web Subscribe The Daily Tuesday, August 09 Chart Beat,Music Why Was Beyonce's 'Renaissance' the First 2022 Album by a Female Artist to Top the Billboard 200? 'Renaissance'

Remembering the Beautiful, Bizarre TV Movie Where Olivia Newton-John Played a Living Mannequin

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

View on web New reader? Subscribe August 09, 2022 TV & Movies,TV & Movies Features Remembering the Beautiful, Bizarre TV Movie Where Olivia Newton-John Played a Living Mannequin The late singer

From deal-signing to chart-climbing, stay informed with Billboard Pro.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Daily coverage of touring, legal, management, publishing and more. A subscription to Billboard Pro gives you more than just access to all 250+ Billboard charts. You'll also receive authoritative

Telling music’s stories in a way no one else can.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Rolling Stone gets you closer. Rolling Stone has always told music's stories in a way no one else can. As subscriber, you'll dive deeper into the sounds that resonate with you, from your

'Old Music' on TikTok; Inside Spotify’s Recommender System; Reddit & Music Promotion

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

View online Inside Spotify's Recommender System: A Complete Guide to Spotify Recommendation Algorithms Inside Spotify's Recommender System: A Complete Guide to Spotify Recommendation Algorithms

A Royal Rumor Might Be Inspiring Straight Men to Get Pegged; Her Team Helped Beat Back Kansas' Abortion Ban

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

View on web New reader? Subscribe August 05, 2022 Culture News A Royal Rumor Might Be Inspiring Straight Men to Get Pegged, and That's Beautiful Searches for "pegging" went up 400 percent