When you read the books, which are all, apart from the one that's coming out in October, big and fat and packed with references to art, and culture, and philosophy, and religion, and written in prose that makes it all seem urgent, you can't just dismiss her as a maverick.
"MDNA" is what has become the standard mix for a Madonna show--mind-blowing brilliance, dazzling sets, incredible dancing. And then there's the stuff she does because she wants to!
Western artists can and should support their Russian comrades. But the support received by Pussy Riot is sadly an aberration.
When Vitalii Sediuk (Віталій Седюк) gave Kylie Minogue a bott...
Vladimir Putin might want to deliberate on the unintended consequences that might result from a harsh verdict against Pussy Riot on Friday. As we have seen in the last two years, what was once unthinkable is becoming common.
Dale was the voice of damage-control, the pen of Oscar campaigns, and the heart of a movement that cultivated compassion in modern Hollywood. Laughter and caring were Dale Olson's trademark, entertainment was his business.
In a week when three members of Pussy Riot, Russian President Vladimir Putin's prime party poopers, have been put on trial in Moscow accused of "hooliganism" in an Orthodox church (they sang a "punk" prayer!!!), Russian "queer" politics may have stumbled on its own 1812 moment.
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk will be on display at San Francisco's DeYoung Museum until August 19th. Put this exhibit on your list.
I had other friends, but Renee was my favorite. I admired her in a way that I didn't admire anyone else.
Just as food nourishes the body, music nourishes the soul. Music and food both have the power to heal and the food you eat and the music you listen to influence your surroundings, relationships, mood and outlook.
This persistent ageism when we talk about Madonna now should be disturbing to anybody who plans to live to middle age. But ageist jokes about Madonna are going to grow old long before she does, and, in the end, it is her story that will be told.
Caught by the military police, Campbell spent six months in a military psych hospital, suffered a nervous breakdown and began writing the songs that lead to his later reemergence as "Jobriath."
"THE AMAZING Spider-Man." It is amazing, with a brand new hero, Andrew Garfield, who can really act. This time out a comic book Marvel Man has a storyline worthy of the myth.
I couldn't care less what costumes the Madonna sports in order to get our attention but I think we should call her out on her exploitation of domestic violence.