Carly Rae Jepsen Is 26 Years Old?!

I really have nothing to say beyond the headline. Carly Rae Jepsen is my age exactly and is either a genius marketer who took songwriting notes from Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift’s people, or a woman with a regressing mental age.

She’s Canadian (a bonus, in my mind) with an EP, Tug of War, from 2008 in her vault. It was of course the recent hit “Call Me Maybe,” which she co-wrote, that propelled her into insane levels of success.

I was really surprised to find that she wasn’t around 19 years old, is anyone else? Or am I just being a stiff nitpicking codger for the millionth time? The song seems a little immature but that doesn’t stop it from never ever leaving your head. It’s like that black goo in Prometheus.  Continue reading “Carly Rae Jepsen Is 26 Years Old?!”

Now It’s Ra Ra Lady Gaga’s Birthday

On this date in history the queen of America was born, the day after Mariah Carey and Fergie Ferg and the very same as Xena and Führer Elle MacPherson.

Lady Gaga has had so many memorable moments since 2008 that I have trouble naming one in particular.

Instead, I posted this picture of her from a few days earlier with no makeup plus a sad piece of cake that someone who hated her must have bought at Chuck E. Cheese for New York adults. I’ll never forget how amazing The Fame was but I’ll also never wash the lingering scent of mediocrity, failed controversy attempts and successful stabs at narcissism on Born This Way. 

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