#POPCANONS The Anatomical Zeitgeist No. 8, Est. 2013

Here’s a little story that I made up, so let’s make believe: four years ago I had a party that was too much fun for me… – “I’ve Just Begun (Having My Fun)” #basically Back in 2009, I had a little fun drafting up my list of the top twelve Pop artists from the first…

CinéMusique: “Bad Girls” – M.I.A.

Live fast, die young… #badgirlsdoitwell… Maya Arulpragasm – like the Mayans – had it right… even when wrong: It turns out that the Mayans had it right. History is a giant alarm clock. As the bell starts to ring, we awaken from the dream, and remember who we are. Bad Girls… from Eve and Mary…

Prose & Pastiche: “Run The World (Girls)” Video – Beyonce

The modern music industry’s Mitochondrial Eve returns with a fervor to prove – once again – that despite all patriarchal restrictions and destruction: she who bears the womb… the forever battlefield, and said burden… is she who is best equipped to commandeer the cultural revolution. Who rev the world? Girls. The revolution will be feminized….

CinéMusique: “Judas” – Lady Gaga

Three days later… minds are made for swiping, and that’s just what they’ll do, and one of these days – or three – Swipe’s mind vomits all over you #inthemostbiblicalsense In the cultural sense: Gaga smited her own spoken futuristic pretense; in the most biblical sense – her lips behave beyond repentance: a miss’ single…

Now Prosing: GreatEclectic – “MEG▲LOMANI▲”

I’ve hit the point where Pop music is so good right now – so perfect – that I can’t even make sense of it because it makes too much sense in and of itself #senseless To be fair, that point started swinging as soon as the beast beat beneath Perry’s Dark Teenage Twisted Fantasy dropped,…