Whether you liked Madonna or despised her, she affected us, directly impacting our views on women, gender, sex, power, self-identity and feminism.
The recent fad may have started with Lady Gaga, the pop-star provocateur who wore a red lace dress over matching undies to MTV's September 2009 Video Music Awards. But many other celebrities have jumped on the transparent trend.
I should have known we weren't meant to be. Why? Because he never liked Madonna.
Any adoptive mother or father will tell you that the memory of the first day they held, hugged and began bonding with their adopted child is the strongest remembrance of fulfillment in a lifetime.
If you ask me the real question is not why Chris Brown was allowed to sing live twice at The Grammys, but rather why was he allowed to sing at all... period! For an award show celebrating the BEST in music, shouldn't the BEST get to go onstage?
I no longer view being old as an ending to my involvement in life in a vital and powerful way. Rather, I see it as the initiation of a new life stage during which I am freer than ever to achieve my true human potential.
Over the next two weeks, I'm going to share a series of interviews with some of the music industry's heroes and working stiffs who literally brought you this year's awesome Grammy Awards with nary a hiccup. First up at bat is Phil Ramone.
Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons took a break from shooting Henry IV in the UK to chat with me about what makes a great director and what was going through his mind when he won Best Leading Actor in 1991 for Reversal of Fortune.
Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert may have been off this week, but between the Super Bowl, the Grammy Awards and Rick Santorum's surprise sweep of Tuesd...
The Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto bills itself as being "for the curious," and I certainly was.
It's been another bad week for the GOP, because of yet more Hail Marys: the Susan G. Komen for the Cure pink ribbon flap, defunding Planned Parenthood, and, consequently, the women of America reacting and Komen's decision eventually reversed.
What flavor of revolt and indignation do you prefer as we dance like drunken angels into the wilds of 2012? Choose wisely, and you can become a full and informed participant in the culture. Choose poorly, and the world is joyless as bible study in Rick Santorum's shame dungeon.
A lot has been said about Chrysler's Super Bowl ad, featuring Clint Eastwood and Detroit. While the pundits talk about whether or not it was a campaign commercial, let me tell you what Detroiters really think about it.
Love her or hate her stagecraft or music, everyone is entitled to their opinion. But calling Madonna "too old" doesn't make a ton of sense, especially since she is a decade younger than most of the men who have gone before her.
During the Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday night, M.I.A. gave the finger to the hundred million fans watching around the world. It didn't last very long, but in the days since the incident, practically everyone except for the singer herself has apologized.
I have been considering what to write about for my very first blog entry for The Huffington Post, going about my days waiting for a moment of ins...