2009: a Pop Culture Year in Review

Note: Watch this video for a mixtape mash-up of pure pop bliss from 2009.

When I think back on 2009, the first thing I will think of is that it was the most creatively inspiring year of my life.  It’s been a long time since artists seemed to be so excited about their craft and dedicated into putting out work that is interesting, thought-provoking, and daring.  We got Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance” video, Beyonce evolving into Sasha Fierce, a new slew of young Hollywood actors rebelling against the formula Lindsay Lohan had strewn along, and a surplus of young indie bands releasing some of their most original work yet.

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Michael Angarano Interview in Black Book

To all of the R-Pattz fangirls who are convinced their leading man is going to become the next great actor: Girl, please.  Michael Angarano, Kristen Stewart’s ex, whom all of you have been hatin’ on for years, already has that in the bag–which I already detailed here.

In this new interview with Black Book magazine, Michael discusses growing up in Brooklyn, living on his own, and his new film “Ceremony”.

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Ben Whishaw in Wonderland Magazine

It’s rare that Ben actually gets featured in a magazine (which is crazy because he’s so talented), but Wonderland did a beautiful thing and decided to do a great feature on him that was really interesting to read.  While I’m really disappointed that Bright Star is being overlooked at all of the major award ceremonies, I’m really excited to see his next film the Tempest and I’ve heard nothing but great things about his recent play “Cock.” AND HOPEFULLY I’ll be seeing his new play in NYC over spring break!!

A few choice quotes and more pictures after the cut!

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