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Sam Devotta

Sam spends her days talking about kids' books, and her nights writing about pop-punk. In between, she drinks a lot of tea and googles GIFs of Brendon Urie.

122 posts by Sam Devotta

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She Did It!: Mary Shelley and Jane Yolen

February 21, 2018 | By Sam Devotta

Welcome to the first official She Did It!—a new Geek Girl Riot segment + monthly column reminding us that everything boys can do, girls probably did first. Today, we’re talking Mary Shelley and Jane Yolen.

Editorial Features

Pop Music That Never Sleeps: A Chat with Flint Eastwood

February 1, 2018 | By Sam Devotta

Jax Anderson aka Flint Eastwood creates “pop music that never sleeps,” and she’s excited to bring it to a bunch of small venues for the next month.

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8123 Day: Celebrating Eleven Years of a Band Called The Maine

January 23, 2018 | By Sam Devotta

On January 21, 2018, The Maine celebrated eleven years of being a band. Any other band would have sent out a nice social media post, but The Maine isn’t like all the other bands. Instead, they dedicated the whole day to us, their fans.

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Flint Eastwood Releases New Video For “Monster”

January 11, 2018 | By Sam Devotta

Consider this your daily reminder to listen to Flint Eastwood if you don’t already.

News

Panic! at the Disco Releases a Surprise Christmas Song

December 20, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

All we want for Christmas is Urie singing a holiday song.

Editorial Features

(Un)Covered: O Holy Night

December 20, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

Bastille, the kings of covers, take on Mariah Carey, the queen of Christmas, in this final (Un)Covered installment.

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(Un)Covered: Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays

December 13, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

Without changing the words, Issues somehow manages to make the *NSYNC song less cheesy and more modern.

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(Un)Covered: Christmas Lights

December 6, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

It’s the most wonderful time of year which means it’s time for all things Christmas: trees and festive songs and lights and, of course, festive songs about lights.

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(Un)Covered: Mr. Brightside

November 29, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

Literally everyone knows the words to “Mr. Brightside”, but here’s a new version you can head-bang to.

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(Un)Covered: Somebody Else

November 22, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

It’s a bold move covering The 1975, but VÉRITÉ does a fantastic job.