Tag Archives: robin thicke

Releasing a creepy, stalkerish video is not how you “get her back”

Tweet Last night, Zerlina tweeted the most important hashtag of the year to date: #stoprobinthicke2014. Robin Thicke’s very public heartbreak and estrangement from his high school sweetheart and wife of 11 years, Paula Patton, continues to skeeve out a weary public. A video of his upcoming single “Get Her Back” from his new album, Paula–which has [...]
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“Blurred Lines” remix feat. actual rapists’ words

Tweet*Trigger warning* Well, sorta. Like Ann, I’ll admit that Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” was a staple in my summer jamz rotation (at least until the new Katy Perry roared onto the scene). It’s not that I didn’t notice the super rapey lyrics, but I regularly enjoy pop culture that I could–and would–tear apart if I were [...]
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Quick Hit: University of Edinburgh bans “Blurred Lines”

Tweet Here’s proof that campuses don’t need to be the cesspools of misogynistic violence they so often prove themselves to be. The University of Edinburgh has banned Robin Thicke’s summer rape anthem “Blurred Lines,” also known as “No Means Yes, the Musical.” The Independent reports: Featuring lyrics such as ‘I’ll give you something big enough [...]
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Video: best pro-choice Blurred Lines cover EVER

Tweet OK. this video may be the only pro-choice version of Robin Thicke’s highly problematic Blurred Lines music video. But if there were more out there, this one would still be one of the best! It’s created by Full Frontal Freedom, which describes itself as “a coalition of independent artists and media folks – who [...]
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Mod Carousel remakes “Blurred Lines”–but does it subvert the misogyny?

Tweet Yesterday, Lindy West at Jezebel introduced the feminist blogosphere to this maybe brilliant “Blurred Lines” re-do from Mod Carousel. I say “maybe brilliant” because I really want to be into the video, which is fun and sexy and cheeky, and because disagreeing with everyone I follow on Twitter is scary. I can almost convince myself [...]
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