Panic! At The Disco Fights The Good Fight

After the Westboro Baptist Church announced they were going to protest Panic! At the Disco’s Kansas City, Mo., show Sunday night, the band fought for what is right.  They posted the following on twitter:

Panic! frontman Brendon Urie has been open about experimenting “in other realms of homosexuality and bisexuality.”

The protest was lame, both in reason and attendance, with only 13 protesters.  The band ended up donating $1000 plus 5% of all merchandise sold to the Human Rights Campaign.

Linda Perry as You’ve Never Heard Her Before

Last night, VH1 continued the Behind the Music series with a profile on Linda Perry. She told the story of what inspires her and how she got to be the producer/songwriter/singer/reality star/ all around bamf that she is today.

In a former life she was the lead singer and primary songwriter of 4 Non Blondes. To date,  Perry has founded two record labels, composed and produced hit songs for P!nk, Christina Aguilera, Gwen Stefani,  Adam Lambert, and Alicia Keys.

This is a must watch episode. Click here for the best moments.  Click continue to see some of the takeaways from the woman herself.  Continue reading

‘Try’ to Take a Stand against Photoshop

In her music video for “Try,” Colbie Caillat takes a stance against Photoshop. During the video, she un-Photoshops herself, ending  as her natural, unedited self, alongside an eclectic set of women, who undergo the same process.

“When I shot the first scene with no hair and makeup on in front of an HD camera in my face, flashed with bright lights, everyone was watching,” she told Elle. “I thought, ‘Oh my god, I bet they’re all looking at my blemishes, thinking that I should cover them up, or that I should put some volume in my hair.’ But it also felt really cool to be on camera with zero on, like literally nothing on. And then when it got to the full hair and makeup, I actually felt gross. I was just so caked on.”