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ARIELLE BERNSTEIN: Ciphers, Masks and Longing: Old Hollywood Ethos and Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey could care less about your girl power anthems and political charges. "Ultraviolence" is about the contradictions in the human experience—lust and sadness and existential need and desires that don’t have easy answers and won’t be fixed with better public policies.
  • By Arielle Bernstein
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  • July 16, 2014 2:40 PM
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Chameleon Soul: On Lana Del Rey's RIDE Video and BREAKING BAD

While femininity is perceived as a construct, an outfit that can be removed, replaced, strengthened or destroyed completely, masculinity is increasingly perceived as a fixed kind of attitude.
  • By Arielle Bernstein
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  • October 25, 2012 8:42 AM
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