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Cole Turner

Cole Turner has 5 articles published.

No Doubt, Back Again

Gwen Stefani is the only reason I can remember how to spell the word “bananas.” I was really happy when she left No Doubt and not terribly surprised, either. Gwen, like me, is a class-B diva, and as such, can’t deal well with sharing a spotlight. It’s no surprise that No Doubt’s “reunion” album, Push… Keep Reading

Current chart toppers gag-inducing

I’m people-watching from the window of a Starbucks in Center City Philadelphia. After seeing some of the stylistic choices made by Philadelphia’s residents, I figured I had two choices: gag myself with my teabag to prevent making a show of my laughter, or complain about Lorde’s inability to spell despite her superior New Zealand education.… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Columns/On The Top 40

Brittany, Miley and me

Britney’s new song didn’t manage to chart within the top 10 in its first week, but that’s okay—it’s difficult to sing while operating an electric razor. We don’t want that shave too close, so let’s count our blessings that Britney didn’t scratch herself. 1. I’ll stifle my screams of rage about Britney’s Billboard snub with… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Columns

No “Applause” for this week’s top hits

While I cry over not being able to use my $9.00 dinner meal swipe on food from Margaret Kuo’s at the Science Center coffee bar, I’m going to throw some shade about this week’s Billboard Top 10. 1. I’m really pissed that Katy Perry’s “Roar” topped the charts again this week. Who the hell does… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Columns

Songs of Summer Blur Lines and Taste

Two situations shaped my understanding of the “Songs of Summer 2013.” The first: commuting to my internship by car every day and having complete control over listening to “Same Love” or the Bee Gees (I tend to choose the latter). The second was an awards show I can’t help but revisit. Through these two lenses,… Keep Reading

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