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Cars, Long-Legged Babes, and Oh Yes, Beards!

Fifty years ago, ZZ Top created an aesthetic universe all their own, and guess what? It still holds up.
Abbey Bender

Do 'Call Me By Your Name' and Gwen Stefani’s 'Cool' Exist in the Same Universe?

Guadagnino definitely modeled his film’s summertime Italian dreamscape after the ‘Cool’ music video.
Eileen Cartter
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Is Kacey Musgraves’s New Video an Aesthetic Homage to Insane Clown Posse’s 'Miracles'?

...and does this mean that Kacey is a juggalette?
Eileen Cartter
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Is There Queer Iconography In Taylor Swift's New Video?

Probably not, but we can dream.
Emma Specter
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Billie Eilish's Takashi Murakami-Directed Music Video Just Dropped

The animated video for "you should see me in a crown" makes its debut today.
Emma Specter
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How The Dire Straits' 'Money for Nothing' Video Helped CGI Go Mainstream

The 1985 music video, which swept the VMAs, was one of the first instances of computer animation on MTV.
Claire Shaffer
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Fashion Horoscopes: The Signs as Britney Spears Songs

Are you “Gimme More,” or more of a “Toxic”?
Courtney Perkins

Are the Best Music Videos Actually Movies?

From David Bowie to Britney Spears, musicians have long been elevating their music videos to a cinematic art form.
Claire Shaffer

Sophie Performs Surreal Plastic Surgery in a New Video for "Faceshopping"

We talked to the musician about her new song, and she told us that pop music can change the world!
Erin Schwartz

Director Petra Collins on Cardi B Playing a Lush Goddess in “Bartier Cardi”

The director of the rapper's new video tells us how she helped Cardi channel Sharon Stone in “Casino” and Michelle Pfeiffer in “Scarface.”
Rachel Tashjian