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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Study That Says Listening To Beyoncé Makes You Dumb Is Offensive, Dumb

Posted By on Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 5:01 PM

Oh, hell no.
  • Oh, hell no.

We're sure software developer Virgil Griffith had nothing but the best intentions when he set out to determine if there were correlations between people's SAT scores and what kind of music they liked, but it's time to put this ongoing study — which is making the rounds again, as it has on and off for the past five years whenever Griffith releases a new chart and the Internet freaks out — to bed.

And no, that's not just our knee-jerk reaction to someone talking shit about our love of Beyoncé.

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Nor-Cal (Green Day) Lands at No. 2 on the Charts, Just Ahead of So-Cal (No Doubt)

Posted By on Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 2:02 PM

¡Uno! lands at Numero dos
  • ¡Uno! lands at Numero dos

There was a little bit of Nor-Cal vs. So-Cal rivalry on the charts this week, as Green Day and No Doubt, punk-y '90s outfits from opposite halves of the greatest state in the union, dropped their first new projects in a while.

And whaddaya know? Nor-Cal won -- at least by the metric of album sales.

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