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Appropriation we can believe in

Our show has certain tenets.

Our show has certain tenets. Some of those are highlighting under-reported stories, as well as scrupulously scrutinizing the political and social significances of our nation’s happenings. And, also: Beyoncé.

Well, okay, not just Beyoncé, but particularly those moments when Beyoncé transcends and redefines "pop star,” when she marries her celebrity and craft to play with rigid and assigned gender roles, or advocate for ladies to do their own thing.

So when #nerdland walked in this morning to a viral video of a young man doing his interpretation of Bey’s “Countdown” while wearing a Snuggie, our hearts went aflutter. Behold, the magic!