Women in film are often portrayed as damsels in distress. Even in the films with strong badass women, oftentimes they end up being saved by their male counterparts or partners. Not so in many of the classic Shaw Brothers kung fu films. The legendary studios recognized that feminism = equality, and equality = badass lady warriors. Here are ten of our favorite feminist kung fu films.
One of the most memorable incidents of The Doors’ legend is the controversy surrounding Jim Morrison’s arrest for “indecent exposure” after the band’s March 1, 1969 show in Miami. The updated Doors App, available now on iPad, features details about Jim’s subsequent trial, original court documents, and transcripts of the testimony . In addition to the trial, the app features essays from David Fricke, Hunter S. Thompson, and Patti Smith, comprehensive explorations of each of the band’s albums, its touring history, photos, music, and more. Download the app now, and immerse yourself in everything Doors. http://www.smarturl.it/doorsapp
Playing an Otis Redding song at the perfect moment is as satisfying as pouring maple syrup over waffles. Out of the hundreds of movie scenes featuring his songs, here are 10 of our favorites. Feel free to add your own!
The Doors just released a new app for iPad. It’s full of little nuggets of information that you never knew about the band, like these 10 pieces of trivia.
Demi Lovato still hasn’t released a full video for her new song “Heart Attack” so we’re bringing you our favorite covers to help tide you over.
What Would Rick James Do?
We loved Demi Lovato’s song “Heart Attack” so much that we made a video for it with Mary Desmond! Check it out! #demilovato #love #heartattack
Mary Desmond: www.youtube.com/user/ILoveMaryDesmond
Brandon and Leah, an electric fun-loving new duo have just released this incredible track now featured as the theme song to Kim and Kourtney take Miami. Just a perfect match. Be sure to listen and love it!
We’ve all seen these shows and we’ve all gotten these theme songs stuck in our heads.
It’s Janis Joplin’s birthday on Saturday (January 19), and she’s got some sage advice.
How does this legendary composer manage remain so damn fly?
It’s that time of year when YouTube singers go crazy for…the obvious. We LOVE the holiday season though, so here from us to you…our five favorite holiday songs of 2012…so far.
Check out these awesome apps for listening, discovering, and sharing the music you love!
We’ve all seen the early covers with the YouTube stars of Taylor’s songs; but there’s a bunch of up and coming stars with great covers of Taylor’s songs. Check them out here - who do you think should be added?
UK pop star Daniel Bedingfield released his latest creative project, a self-directed, NSFW video for his latest single, Secret Fear, the title track from Daniel’s latest EP. This visually stunning and boundary-testing video finds Daniel and his lover locked naked in the eternal spin-cycle of yin and yang, opposing force, desire, murder, tenderness, entrapment and escape. This abstract art piece stands alone as a visual work inspired by the song’s dark revelations. Conceived, directed and produced by Daniel himself, this video is an inspiring example of the artist’s extraordinary ability to carry creative impulses from idea through to execution.
Last Monday, Oct 15th, Peter Tosh was honored with The Order of Merit award. This is the fourth highest honor granted by the country of Jamaica, and just goes to show it’s never too late to be recognized for a life’s work.
In an effort to console the disappointed fans of the cancelled-Langerado festival,
Deluna Fest extends an invitation and some friendly bro-time.
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See what happens when talented artists have downtime on the road? They make something awesome like this. Neil Pauw, drummer from The Parlotones, took every single one of these pictures at SXSW 2011 and then made it into a stop-motion video set to their song “Rock Paper Scissors” from their debut LP,
Radiocontrolledrobot. Step aside, Rebecca Black!
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