Megan Thee Stallion and Nicki Minaj's 'Hot Girl Summer' Is Here to Save Us

Yes, praise the lord: Megan Thee Stallion, “Hot Girl Summer,” feat. Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign - On paper, a duet between Megan Thee Stallion and Nicki Minaj (with the trifecta of Ty Dolla $ign) is an obvious fantasy, though not quite foolproof—Minaj has been off her game in the post-Queen era. But this song, as…

A Ballad for All the Queer Eye Subjects Who Will Never Be Friends With the Fab 5

Everyone wishes for a best friend; or if you’re lucky, a group like the Fab 5 who will walk around complimenting every aspect of your being. “You’re gorgeous!” Jonathan Van Ness would shout at you from a distance, despite you clearly being at your ugliest. “You’re the best,” Karamo would beam to you, with a smile. The…

Revisiting the Stupid Slapstick Comedy Weekend at Bernie's in the Dead of Summer

Weekend at Bernie’s hit theaters 30 years ago, on July 5, 1989, and went on to become one of the stupidest movies ever made. The opening plays like a quirky homage to summertime in New York City. Two guys—Andrew McCarthy as Larry, and Jonathan Silverman as Richard—walk through Central Park on a Sunday, on their way to…

Experience Whitney Houston and Kygo's Pleasant 'Higher Love'

Y: Whitney Houston and Kygo, “Higher Love” - If you’re familiar with the oeuvres of both parties at hand, you know exactly what this cover of Steve Winwood’s 1986 No. 1 sounds like without even pressing play. But press play anyway because it’s nice. Kygo takes a vocal Houston cut during the I’m Your Baby Tonight