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1. Teen Tribes: Fan Clubs Take On New Meaning

Are you a Gleek? A Directioner? A Lovatic? A Belieber? There are hoards of teen tribes roaming the Internet and meeting up at pop culture events. Nowadays, every teen icon has its own posse that has often mobilized independent of the artist — and... Read the rest of this post

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2. YAB Review: ‘Up All Night’ By One Direction

We probably sound like a broken record saying that boy bands are back, but it’s true as male pop groups including the British band One Direction are topping the charts, selling out concerts, and producing record-breaking albums. If you... Read the rest of this post

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3. Oscars 2012 Review: It’s Time For A Change

Today’s post comes to us from Amanda, a Youth Advisory Board member who tuned into the Academy Awards last night and provided a thoughtful recap and analysis of the show from a Millennial perspective. Like many viewers, Amanda feels that the 2012... Read the rest of this post

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4. Katniss Barbie Should Come With Beauty, Brains, And A Badass Attitude

Katniss. Barbie. Those two names couldn’t summon more disparate images. Katniss — the main character from “The Hunger Games,” if you’ve been living under a rock — is a badass warrior who could care less about her appearance and just... Read the rest of this post

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5. Millennials Are Adopting And Adapting 60s Culture And Style

Millennials are growing up in a time of uncertainty. They aren’t sure when (or if) they’ll find a job after high school or college, how they’ll pay their bills, or where they’ll be in five years. Looking to the future is scary, so instead,... Read the rest of this post

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6. Happy ‘Hunger Games’: The Film Adaptation Of The Book Is A Must-See

Ypulse was lucky enough to host an advance screening of “The Hunger Games” yesterday, and the response from the crowded theater was unanimous — the film is amazing! As many readers would be, I was nervous to see one of my favorite books of... Read the rest of this post

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7. MTV Hive And ‘Weird Vibes’: The Online Indie Music Scene

MTV launched The Hive to give indie music fans a better online experience by putting the latest and greatest in one place. The number of good (and bad) bands has exploded in recent years, and the average fan could spend every waking minute... Read the rest of this post

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8. From The WTF Files: See The Radio City Rockettes In 3D!

It’s that time of year again. The holiday spirit — and holiday music — is in the air, nevermind that it’s not even Thanksgiving yet and we’re already talking about Christmas. The Radio City Rockettes began performing their classic... Read the rest of this post

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9. The Muppets Movie & Media Saturation

The Muppets movie finally comes out this weekend! We’re excited for several reasons: a new generation of kids will get to know this collection of characters, we’ve missed seeing the Muppets on the big screen, and we’ll finally be able to stop... Read the rest of this post

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10. Millennial Music Initiatives: ScionAV’s Savvy Strategy

Music is the way to Millennials’ hearts, and lately a lot of brands are aligning themselves with artists and starting music initiatives. Scion has been at it for years with their ScionAV initiatives, featuring music, art, and film. We spoke with... Read the rest of this post

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11. Internet Piracy, SOPA, Megaupload, And What It Means To Millennials

The past week had a huge impact on young, media-savvy Millennials, because of the war waging among Internet sites and the federal government. First, young people banded together with websites to stop the Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect IP Act,... Read the rest of this post

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12. Social TV: The Major Players And What It Means For Marketers

More and more Millennials are checking in to media events and TV shows. They already have their smartphones, tablets, and laptops nearby, chatting with their friends on social media about what they’re watching; checking in was the next logical... Read the rest of this post

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13. The Great Divide: The Grammys Fail To Bring Together Young And Old

For the past few years, the Grammys has served as a stunning example of the generational divide. This year’s show, as in years past, promised joint performances from some big names: Foster The People and Maroon 5 with the Beach Boys, Foo Fighters... Read the rest of this post

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14. Boy Bands Are Back In Sync

It’s official, boy bands are bringing sexy back! No, we (sadly) don’t mean a ‘N Sync reunion, but rather a resurgence of male, mostly pop musical groups that tweens, teens, and even twenty-somethings are embracing. Call it boy bands 2.0 if... Read the rest of this post

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15. Noisey: The Next Iteration of ‘Music Television’?

The latest installment of our Ypulse Youth Website Profile series is a review of the recently launched music site Noisey, which has been called what MTV would have made if it cared about music. What it is… A music discovery site. Noisey tips off... Read the rest of this post

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16. YAB Review: Britney Spears, ‘Femme Fatale’

Today’s Ypulse Youth Advisory Board review comes from Alyx Steadman, a self-proclaimed pop music junkie who’s been following Britney Spears since way back when he was in elementary school. We asked Alyx to give us some thoughts on the sound,... Read the rest of this post

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17. Lady Gaga And The Art Of Self-Promotion..Or Over-Saturation

There’s no doubt the music industry is suffering. Album sales are down. Concert ticket sales are down. What’s an artist to do to stay on top? Well, there’s the Lady Gaga method of promotion… You might have noticed — especially if you’re... Read the rest of this post

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18. YAB Review: ‘Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2′

The final movie of the Harry Potter series has been the ultimate signifier for fans that the beloved stories have come to an end. For Millennials, this is the end of an era, the end of childhood even. Harry has been a life-long companion. Seeing his... Read the rest of this post

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19. Q&A With Drake Doremus, Writer And Director Of ‘Like Crazy’

We’ve been excited about the film Like Crazy since we heard it won the Sundance Grand Jury Prize. Okay, the brilliant, gorgeous cast doesn’t hurt either (Anton Yelchin, Felicity Jones, Jennifer Lawrence, and Charlie Bewley). The film tells the... Read the rest of this post

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20. A Magical, Musical Summer

Youth Advisory Board member Caroline is a huge fan of music festivals. This summer, she was lucky enough to get to two events on two continents: Gurten Festival in Bern, Switzerland and Vans Warped Tour in NYC! Though very different, both shows are... Read the rest of this post

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21. Guest Post: Let It Out: Mike Schmid On Miley, Fame, Twitter, And Music For Kids

Today’s guest post comes from our friend Derek Baird who spoke with Mike Schmid, a talented singer-songwriter and highly sought-after musician who has worked with some of the biggest acts in the music business.   In addition to playing... Read the rest of this post

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22. MTV’s ‘DISconnected’: A Film Fighting Digital Abuse And Drama

As October marks Bullying Awareness Month, we’ve been hearing about dozens of initiatives that strive to end bullying — particularly cyberbullying — as it constantly affects Millennials. But one of the efforts that stood out to us the most is... Read the rest of this post

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23. YAB Review: Unbroken by Demi Lovato

Today’s review comes from Youth Advisory Board member Skyanne, who is not only impressed with Demi Lovato’s singing, but also with the way she handled her personal struggles with her mental health and an eating disorder. Lovato showed courage... Read the rest of this post

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24. ‘Footloose’ Rebooted: A Timeless Story of Dance, Music, and Teen Rebellion

Most movie remakes are disappointing, falling far short of the original. However, that’s not the case with the new “Footloose,” an updated take on the classic ‘80s film that inspired teens and adults alike. Despite having big dancing shoes... Read the rest of this post

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25. Q&A With The Wanted: On Being A ‘Boy Band,’ Connecting With Fans, And Making It In America

Unlike other British acts including Adele and Coldplay, not many boy bands have had much luck crossing the pond from England to the U.S. In the 90s, Take That achieved a little fame stateside, and former member Robbie Williams charted a few singles,... Read the rest of this post

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