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MSG Chairman Defends Trump Decision to Rockettes in Secretly Recorded Meeting: “I Gotta Sell Tickets”

The same day Marie Claire published an interview with a Rockette about the fallout the group faced after it was announced that they would perform…
Taylor Berman / January 3, 2017

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How Howard University’s Republicans Plan to Coexist With Trump’s White Right

On the morning of the Women’s March on Washington, the Youth & College division of the NAACP and Howard University’s Student Association hosted an activists’…
Brian Josephs / January 31, 2017

3 Doors Down and Toby Keith Are Back on the Billboard Charts Thanks to Trump

After stepping back into the limelight at the Make America Great! Welcome Celebration Concert, aka President Trump's answer to Woodstock '99, 3 Doors Down and…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 27, 2017

Lily Allen Releases Mark Ronson-Produced Rufus Wainwright Cover, With Video of the Women’s March

Some of the first lyrics in Rufus Wainwright's 2007 song "Going to a Town" are "Gonna see some folks who have already been let down/I'm…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 24, 2017

Our Favorite Memes of Richard Spencer Getting Punched in the Face

Everything that happened on Friday, the day of Donald Trump's inauguration, was bad--doubly so if you happened to be Melania Trump. The only good thing…
Jordan Sargent / January 23, 2017

Killer Mike on the Run the Jewels Edit of Richard Spencer Getting Punched: “This Is Amazing”

White nationalist leader Richard Spencer got decked by an anonymous vigilante on Inauguration Day. Ever since, Twitter has been syncing video of the punch to music.
Anna Gaca / January 23, 2017

Donald Trump’s Inauguration: A Dispatch From the End of America

The neighborhood of Shaw, a half-hour’s walk north of the National Mall and a stone’s throw from Howard University, was once a center of black…
Andy Cush / January 23, 2017

New Music: Pepe the Frog Plays Donald Trump in Father John Misty’s “Pure Comedy” Video

Father John Misty released a new song, "Pure Comedy," with an accompanying video today on his YouTube channel. Though this song is itself an intimate…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 23, 2017

These Are the Best Protest Signs We Saw at the Women’s March on Washington and New York

The dissonance between the popular vote and the Electoral College manifested itself on Saturday in the form of the Women's March on Washington, which took place on the National…
Brian Josephs / January 22, 2017

Here’s All the Anti-Trump Protest Music Released on Inauguration Day

Great protest music isn't the silver lining of autocracy. I haven't asked, but I feel pretty confident saying that all of the artists whose music is featured…
Anna Gaca / January 20, 2017

Actually, Donald Trump Should Divide Us

This morning Shia LaBeouf joined many other artists in rebuking Donald Trump's inauguration by launching a new livestreaming project that he plans to run throughout the Trump…
Jordan Sargent / January 20, 2017

Port-a-Potty Piss Jokes Prevail Despite Attempted Cover-Up at Trump Inauguration

Imagine going back in time to a year ago or so, and explaining to your past self that the following passage would make complete sense:…
Andy Cush / January 20, 2017

Kellyanne Conway Has Another Thing in Common With Die Antwoord

On the day Donald Trump became President of the United States of America, Twitter looked around in desperation for a meme-able source of comic relief. It…
Anna Gaca / January 20, 2017

Mount Eerie, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Surfer Blood Featured on New Protest Compilation

Is There Another Language?, a new compilation organized by Knoxville, Tennessee indie label Gezellig Records, is one more anti-Donald Trump album to add to the pile of…
Anna Gaca / January 20, 2017

Watch Zack De La Rocha Join Run the Jewels At Their Trump-Bashing D.C. Show

Run the Jewels were forced to reschedule an earlier January Washington D.C. tour date to last night, which, obviously, led to a show that was…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 20, 2017

Stephen Malkmus, Carrie Brownstein, Carl Newman and Others Release New Anti-Trump Protest Album

It's a big day for political music, with a new ACLU benefit compilation featuring Mount Eerie and The Pains of Being Pure at Heart out,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 20, 2017
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