Madonna Takes on the Character of Her Truth or Dare Persona for 1990 Iteration of Maternalness

Sucking on her candy of choice in those days–a Mike and Ike–she says, “I think I have unconsciously chosen people that are emotionally crippled in some way. Or who need mothering in some way. Because…I think it comes natural to me. It fulfills a need in me to be mothered.” …

The Commendability of Ariana Grande Standing By Her Artistic Integrity in the Face of the Grammys’ Attempt to Dictate Her Performance

As the biggest pop star in the game right now, it seems more than a little foolish that the producer of the Grammys, Ken Ehrlich (Asslich, more like it), should even attempt to trifle with Ariana Grande knowing full well she’s never been afraid to go off on Twitter (see: …

Britney Spears Being Lauded Over Christina Aguilera at VMAs As Exemplification of People Preferring Trash

Thanks to Christina Aguilera’s appearance on Carpool Karaoke (will she ever recapture the magic of Stripped?), various channels of the internet are visiting their early 00s nostalgia of the so-called Britney/Christina rivalry via postings of the duo, headlines from bathetic teen magazines and general shock over the revelation Christina highlighted. …

Awards Shows Continue to Suffer the Girls Effect (& Only Blue Ivy Seems to Notice)

Like a time when a woman could live scot-free in exchange for being verbally abused and cheated on, it’s hard to imagine an era in which awards shows offered any form of glamor and/or entertainment. While the 60th Annual Grammys were certainly more “woke” than the Golden Globes claimed they …

The Academy Shirks Inside Llewyn Davis: Here’s Why

The Academy generally likes to throw people a surprise to trick them into thinking the awards selection process is mildly discerning and unpredictable. However, this year’s decision to exclude Inside Llewyn Davis from the list of nominees seems almost antagonistic toward those trying to actually make an artistic statement with …