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a bittersweet memory

I don’t really have much to say about the death of Whitney Houston other than it’s a shame but not a total surprise.  However, click on this link to listen to the vocals-only version of “How Will I Know.”  It’s really fantastic. Here it is: http://jakefogelnest.com/post/17460767716

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We’re all waiting on your supernova

Thanks to Spotify, I just discovered that ANNA NALICK HAS A NEW ALBUM OUT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I seriously thought that Anna had given up singing in favor of just songwriting.  I f*cking LOVE her debut album, “Wreck of the Day.”  She’s so much more than the “2am Girl.”  I happen to think that she’s a brilliant songwriter […]

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No, You Don’t.

So normally I’d just post this on Twitter but I can’t get it to load at the moment so I’ll just go this way with it and hope it ReTweets instead haha. So.  This “Moves Like Jagger” song my Maroon 5 doesn’t suck like a lot of their recent stuff has (I LOVE “SONGS ABOUT […]

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Justin Timberlake + SNL = YES!

You probably already know this and have seen the clips somewhere else BUT my secret boyfriend Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga were the host & musical guest of the season finale of Saturday Night Live last night.  I was super excited to see the return of some of my favorite JT sketches, such as “Plasticville” […]

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I’m not in love with Judas, baby.

I totally missed out on the hoopla when Lady Gaga’s second single for “Born This Way” was ahem “leaked” on Friday and then put up on iTunes. I didn’t really like it to be honest but upon third and fourth listen, it’s not completely terrible.  I did like “Born This Way” (the single) upon first […]

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Stephen Colbert Sings “Friday” on Jimmy Fallon

hahaha, I love people who have a sense of humor.  And I love this rendition: Although…Taylor Hicks still exists?

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i am so happy that this happened.

How f*cking cool for Maria.  I’m genuinely excited that this happened for her. So is there an over under on how long ’til Glee jumps on the bandwagon? PS – Here’s the link to the longer version of this video. It’s from when she first comes on stage and into the song.

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okay this works

Remember when I said that I was glad that “Born This Way” wasn’t a ballad because it would be sappy and melodramatic and I didn’t think it would work? Well, I was totally, 100% wrong. Score one point for Canada.

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Haha, very clever iTunes

I feel like they’re trying to hint at something but I don’t know…

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Thoughts on Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way”

So for months, we’ve been hearing about Lady Gaga‘s new single from her upcoming album called “Born This Way.” I’ve been a Gaga fan despite how “eccentric” she can get since “Just Dance” so I was excited to finally get some new music from her.  I don’t know what I expected “Born This Way” to […]

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