About Ben Smith
Ben has been writing about TV, music, and pop culture in some form or another since 2009, including stints at Mental Floss and Temporary Obsession. When not solving puzzles of some sort or consuming pop culture at a frightening pace, he can be found collecting shiny pieces of the internet at GoodAtInter.net. E-mail: ben@whatelseison.tv

It seems we can’t find what you’re looking for. Perhaps searching can help.

Popular Articles

Random Articles

  • Estonia brings Koit Toome and Laura’s “Verona” to Kyiv

    March 13, 2017 0

    Koit Toome and Laura’s “Verona” is a real Eurovision throwback for Estonia, but is that a good thing? Estonia is always one of my favorite countries to watch in the Eurovision Song Contest – they do a great job of melding their country’s musical history with music trends to present entries that often have a little bit of a retro or classical flair.  Sometimes this works really well – “Goodbye to Yesterday” was one of my absolute favorites two years ago – and sometimes it doesn’t (see last year’s “Play”, which I also liked, but most of Europe didn’t, finishing in last place in its semifinal).  This year, they’ve given what feels like a Eurovision throwback – a pretty straightforward male-female duet from Koit Toome and Laura called “Verona” I find this song growing on me with each subsequent listen, but my main concern is if it’s too much of a throwback.  Other recent contenders with similar structure (Romania’s “Miracle” from Ovi and Paula immediately comes to mind, as does Denmark’s “A Moment Like This” from Chanee & N’Evergreen as long as we’re throwing it back) have qualified to the finals, but they’re not placing as high as they once […] [Read more…]

  • Framework Episode 6: Braving the Elements

    February 11, 2015 0
  • Eurovision 2015 Entry: Poland — Monika Kuszyńska — In the Name of Love

    April 7, 2015 2
  • SNL Digest: Scarlett Johansson/Wiz Khalifa (5/2/15)

    May 3, 2015 0
  • Exquisite Corpse: Bravo Reality the Week of November 22, 2013

    November 22, 2013 0