• • Lana Del Rey and the new culture of failure
Stephen Deusner, Salon Capitalism | Money is the reason we exist/Everybody knows it, it’s a fact/Kiss kiss. Is this a Swiftian satire of pop culture in the “Real Housewives” era, or is Del Rey actually embracing a Randian view of existential capitalism? Does it even matter? A bad song is a bad song, no matter its intentions.