Your New Favorite Band: Years & Years

Your New Favorite Band: Years & Years



While I was writing my post about Years & Years’ “Breathe” cover, I took a glance at a picture of them and immediately thought to myself, “Isn’t that Jakob from Skins Pure who was stalking Cassie?/The male lead in “God Help The Girl?” Indeed my spying eyes were CORRECT! But knowing that actor Olly Alexander is the frontman for Years & Years is just one of many, many great things about the band…

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#tbt + Song of the Day: Years & Years’ Cover of “Breathe” by Blu Cantrell

#tbt + Song of the Day: Years & Years’ Cover of “Breathe” by Blu Cantrell


REMEMBER THIS JAM?!? Eleven (!!!) years ago this song was everywhere on the radio and now there is a smashing cover of it by London-based band “Years & Years”, whose overall musical brilliance will be featured on this blog shortly. Just listen to this cover of “Breathe”, then listen to Blue Cantrell’s original version, and get back to me. I dare you to challenge how amazing it is.



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Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

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Judy Greer in her first major movie role (“Jawbreaker”) before she was known as “The Best Friend” of  romantic comedies in the ’00s. She slays in this movie, along with Rose McGowan, Julie Benz, and Rebecca Gayheart.

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Aviva Drescher IS This Year’s Song Of The Summer

I was just reading one of Bob Lefsetz’s illuminating letters today titled “Modern Life” and in it he talks about how we, as a nation, can’t agree on a song of this year’s summer because there is so much chatter in the world, from television to movies to music singles that are here today and gone tomorrow.

What It Means To Be A Cool Kid

What It Means To Be A Cool Kid


Have you ever wanted to be a cool kid? The girl who gets all the guys and the guy who gets everyone’s respect? Did you ever want to be the one who lights up a room with a smile instead of standing in the background without ever being noticed? Look, all of us have been there. Some of us were always the last ones picked for team sports or gym at school. Some of us struggled to make friends. Some of…

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