Once users select a workout station, they’ll be able to further customize it to their tastes using the thumbs up, thumbs down buttons which power Pandora’s recommendation engine. The station types, and sample artists for the new workout network can be found below:
80′s Cardio – Billy Idol, Michael Jackson, Journey. Alternative Endurance Training – Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rise Against, Sublime. Classic Rock Power Workout- AC/DC, Aerosmith, Queen. Country Fitness – Keith Urban, Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Jason Aldean. Dance Cardio – Deadmau5, Tiesto, David Guetta. Electronic Cardio – Daft Punk, Skrillex, Diplo. Hard Rock Strength Training – Linkin Park, Three Days Grace, Disturbed. Pop and Hip Hop Power Workout – Ke$ha, Black Eyed Peas, Beyonce. Pop Fitness – Katy Perry, Maroon 5, Train. Rap Strength Training – Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, Eminem. Yoga – Deep Forest, Deepak Chakra, Brian Eno. Yoga Workout – Cheb I Sabbah, LTJ Bukem, J-Boogie’s Dubtronic Science.
Other stymied submitters include Brad Paisley and Maureen Dowd (and the Paisley ones are actually pretty good!), but New Yorker cartoon editor Robert Mankoff guesses that Galifianakis’s failures hit him hardest. “I think he was hurt,” said Mankoff. “It’s the thing that drives him now.”
But Florida says he’s not trying to stuff burb-based reality TV into a cities=good, suburbs=bad rubric. Instead, he’s tracing a continuum that looks something like: sprawl isolation=the substitution of televised, crazy-eyed pods of frenemies for actual human communities. “The knee-jerk reaction to reality TV is that it’s dumbification,” Florida says. “But it’s not, and the people watching aren’t dumb. They’re just looking for connection.” Florida uses Cambridge University psychologist Peter J. Rentfrow’s concept of communal consumers to describe reality junkies. “These are people who want stories about people and who used to rely on gossip, or on the little mini-dramas in their community,” he says. “And when you’re isolated in the suburbs, you don’t have that.”
Curb Your Enthusiasm depicts Larry David as many things: menace, juicer, friend of lesbians, foe to black swans, and social assassin. But perhaps his most underrated role is that of law enforcer: Larry takes the unwritten laws of society very seriously.