Ties That Bind: Rihanna’s “American Oxygen”

My new column went up today at PopMatters, which has been going through a significant site redesign. The end result is sharp-looking."Spectacle of Empty Gestures: Rihanna's 'American Oxygen'" concerns the song and the video, both of which strike me as either confused or simplistic, or both. Unless there's obvious reason or proof, I never doubt… Continue reading Ties That Bind: Rihanna’s “American Oxygen”