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Al And Tipper Gore Didn’t Inspire ‘Love Story’ – Here’s The Woman Who Did

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“‘What can you say about a 25-year-old girl who died?’ reads the opening line of Erich Segal’s 1970 best-seller Love Story. Well, for starters, Jenny – or the real-life model for Segal’s fictional tragic heroine – didn’t die. Her name is Janet, she’s Jewish, and she’s alive and well and living in New York City.”

TRUMP RECEIVES COVETED TWISTED SISTER ENDORSEMENT: Dee Snider gives thumbs up to use his song, “We…

TRUMP RECEIVES COVETED TWISTED SISTER ENDORSEMENT: Dee Snider gives thumbs up to use his song, “We’re not gonna take it” during campaign events, Jazz Shaw writes at Hot Air. Perhaps Al and Tipper Gore shouldn’t have pissed him off all those years ago.

Setting Limits: How Do We Decide What Children See, Hear, Read and Play?

The fine line between not wanting a 6-year-old to play "Call of Duty" and becoming Tipper Gore.

Sex, Drugs and Gore

4 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Offended by lyrics they deemed too sexual and violent, Tipper Gore and Susan Baker campaigned to put warning labels on albums in 1985. Years later, warning labels have ended up in unexpected places.

Tipper Gore Reflects on PMRC 30 Years Later

This week marks the 30th anniversary of the United States Senate's so-called "porn-rock" hearing, in which Frank Zappa, John Denver and Twisted Sister's Dee Snider protested proposed measures that would require record labels to "rate" albums like movies. The issue had been raised earlier in 1985 by an activist group...

Two mayors, including Rahm Emanuel, ban Chief Keef hologram performances

Who’s carrying on the legacies of C. Delores Tucker and Tipper Gore? As it turns out, two mayors in the Midwest. Both Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Thomas M. McDermott Jr., the mayor of Hammond, Ind., used their offices to put the kibosh on hologram performances by rapper Chief Keef. On Saturday night, police cut the […]

Lena Dunham on Hip-Hop: Suddenly More Tipper Gore Than Gloria Steinem

Given all the feminist hype for HBO star Lena Dunham, what she recently said about music is making her sound more like vintage Tipper Gore than a modern-day Gloria Steinem. Dunham was speaking at Variety’s Power of Women 2015 lunch when...Show More Summary

Al Gore III marries Brittany Toscano at Union Station

Follow the hashtag “ag3lovesbrittany” and it will lead you, like so many wedding cake crumbs, to the love filled D.C.-themed wedding weekend of Al Gore III, the only son of former vice president Al and Tipper Gore, and Brittany Toscano. On Monday, a Gore family spokesperson confirmed the union, held at Washington’s Union Station no […]

7 Warning Labels Modern Music Desperately Needs

2 years agoHumor :

By Adam Tod Brown Published: March 27th, 2014 Parental advisory stickers have been a mainstay of modern music since sometime in the mid-1980s, when Tipper Gore realized she was too shitty of a parent to keep Prince songs about masturbation out of her kid's hands without some sort of assistance f

Quote of the week – Gore gets tipper, er tippy, er whatever

It’s the same old tired stuff, Koch, anti-science, big fundraisers while claiming skeptics are well funded, etc., but at least there’s a new humorous label from Gore. ========================= Former Vice President Al Gore made an appearance at a Democratic fundraising … Continue reading ?

1990: Pop Music Will Just Be Musical Orgies By 2010

2 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Back in 1985 Tipper Gore testified in front of a Senate committee warning that children were being exposed to all kinds of naughty stuff in modern music. Sex, heresy and violence were destroying good old-fashioned American values. Won't somebody think of the children! Read more...

An Unlikely Rap Sheet

Hearkening back to Tipper Gore’s contested campaign against violent rap music, using rap lyrics as a conviction tool in criminal investigations is not as uncommon as you might think. discussed police work and rap lyrics with Kathleen Horan and the use of rap lyrics as evidence with University of California, Irvine sociologist Charis Kubrin. Horan […]

Video Showing Kids Rapping Popular Lyrics Will Totally Bum You Out

I'm about to get all Tipper Gore up in here but won't someone think of the children? I'm a fan of rap and hip hop. I've said this before and I'll say it again. But I am careful about what my young kids are exposed to, and even though I may personally enjoy more adult music I don't want my kids exposed to a lot of the lyrics found in rap music today. Show More Summary

Tipper Gore, Hillary Clinton 2.0: The “Blame Video Games” Strategy

I was a little kid in elementary school with Tipper Gore and her army of shoulder-padded activist moms banned together to target rock and metal music over explicit subject matter. I remember how angry my older cousin was over it and an argument he once had with his dad about an album he wanted, an album that Tipper placed on her “Filthy Fifteen” list. It | Read More »

Punk Rocker Danzig Calls Democrats 'Fascists Disguised as Liberals'

The punk rock mindset is all about defying authority, but most of today's singers line up closely behind the Obama administration. Not Glenn Danzig. The veteran punk rocker, famed for his battles with Tipper Gore's lyric labeling crusade...Show More Summary

Zoo Story: When Should We Moralize About Music?

The black and white parental advisory sticker that Tipper Gore worked so hard to place on jewel cases in the mid '80s is becoming another cultural artifact fit for a listicle about the way we used to do stuff. If you want to download...Show More Summary

10 Vintage Drug Songs

3 years agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite what Nancy Regan and the Tipper Gore might want us to believe drug culture and popular culture are irrefutably linked. Nowhere is the link more pronounced than in popular music, the art form that certainly has the most symbiotic nature with the ebb and flow of drug culture.

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