Grace Medford

Remembering Things

Ten Years On, ‘Blackout’ Is Britney Spears’ Greatest Album to Date

A track-by-track rundown of her fifth and most 'I love sex!!' record, in all of its culturally emblematic glory.
Niloufar Haidari
Grace Medford
Alim Kheraj
Yusuf Tamanna
Emma Garland and Lauren O'Neill
10.25.17
Interviews

Riding the Wave on a Day Out with Khalid

We ran around London with the 'American Teen' creator, trying to keep up with his optimism and energy.
Grace Medford
7.7.17
Views My Own

Why Not Even Taylor Swift Can Exist in a Political Vacuum

To stay silent, or just self-promote, is to be deafeningly noticeable at a time when global politics have turned upside-down.
Grace Medford
1.31.17
Music

Drake, and the Men Who Try to Steal Their Girl's Thunder

Just like the men who proposed to their girlfriends while they were winning Olympic medals, Drake tried to make Rihanna's moment all about him.
Grace Medford
8.31.16
Op-Eds

When Will Awful, Downbeat Covers of Songs Stop Outperforming the Originals?

Calum Scott’s dismal take on Robyn’s “Dancing On My Own” is a stark reminder of the chart-dominating power of a bland man sounding sad on a piano.
Grace Medford
8.16.16
Stuff

The Secretive Inner Workings of Celebrity 'Promances'

Hiddleswift is the latest in a long line of relationships that have been accused of being about something other than true love.
Grace Medford
7.11.16
First Dates

I Went on a First Date with Zara Larsson, the 18-Year-Old Pop Star Who's Already Triple Platinum

She began her career at the age of 10, went viral last year for taking a picture of herself stretching a condom over her leg, and is now making the most perfect pop music on her road to superstardom.
Grace Medford
4.12.16
Thinkpieces And Shit

Why Do 130,000 People Hate Kanye West But Love Liam Gallagher?

Slags people off, too many co-writes, massive ego. Are we talking about Liam Gallagher or Yeezy?
Grace Medford
3.23.15
Thinkpieces And Shit

Natalia Kills Should be the Last Person on Earth to Preach About Artistic Integrity

We take a trip back through her career to find the shreds of dignity
Grace Medford
3.17.15