Eurovision

5.13.19

Palestinian Women Artists Urge Madonna to Cancel Performance in Israel

Artists like Lorde and Lauryn Hill have chosen not to perform in Israel in support of Palestinian human rights.

5.11.18

Europe’s campiest singing competition just axed China for censoring tattoos

“It is with regret that we will therefore immediately be terminating our partnership with the broadcaster."

5.9.18

We Reviewed All 43 Eurovision Songs

From Dutch outlaw country to Albanian hard rock to whatever Moldova are doing, here's an exhaustive guide to everything you'll hear from Lisbon this week.

9.13.16

Lights! Cameras! Azerbaijan! How I Lost My Life to the Eurovision Song Contest

When I left Harvard with a degree in experimental psychology eleven years ago, I had no plans to sacrifice my career, marriage, and sanity to the Eurovision Song Contest.

5.15.16

Watch Justin Timberlake's Eurovision Medley

Featuring his new jam "Can't Stop The Feeling" and classic "Rock Your Body"

11.9.15

Who Should Australia Send to Eurovision 2016?

Australia has been invited back to the world's longest running TV song competition but deciding who to represent the country is a challenge.

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5.22.15

We Asked Cradle of Filth to Decide 2015's Sound of the Summer

From Fetty Wap to Jamie xx, who better to pick 2015's sunshine banger than a malicious and satanic extreme metal band?

3.3.15

A Finnish Punk Band with Learning Disabilities Is Going to Eurovision

​On Saturday Finnish TV viewers officially selected Pertii Kurikan Nimipäivät (PKN), a punk rock group composed of four middle-aged men with learning disabilities, as their entrant for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest.

1.3.15

Some Good LGBT Things That Happened in 2014

The situation for LGBT people can often feel bleak. Let's give ourselves a pat on the back for a change.

9.2.14

Photographer Carlijn Jacobs Is Reinventing Camp

When we asked Carlijn Jacobs if she wanted to clear up some things about her picturesque photo series "Swan Lake", she sent us two measly quotes from Susan Sontag’s famous 1964 essay Notes On Camp. Unsatisfied with that response, we kept trying...

5.13.14

Angry Anti-Fascists Beat Up Nazis in Copenhagen Last Weekend

Officials gave the green light to the first official Nazi march held in the city since World War II, and the result was a street brawl.

5.13.14

Copenhagen Held Its First Nazi March Since WWII Last Weekend

As Denmark hosted the annual Eurovision Song Contest, Copenhagen bizarrely allowed far-right neo-Nazi demonstrators to march in the city.

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