“White Mustang”: “Burning Up” Meets “Deeper and Deeper”

Because to be famous in the twenty-first century is to release little “teases” of your work on social media, most knew what to expect from the video for Lana Del Rey’s third single from Lust for Life, “White Mustang.” Revealing a scene of herself driving with that signature calm countenance …

That Time Madonna Wrote “Push” For Guy Ritchie To Tell Herself That Him Being A Dickhead Was At Least Inspirational

In 2005, Madonna had endured her greatest physical trauma yet: falling off a horse. Naturally, because she’s Madonna, she got back on it literally and metaphorically once her injuries healed with superhuman expediency. The incident occurred, rather unfortunately, on her forty-seventh birthday, twelve years ago now. At the time, she …

Madonna’s Letter About Sharon Stone/Whitney Houston Isn’t As Much About Them As A Contempt for Public Taste

Madonna herself has been called by the most damning of her critics such usual derisive adjectives as “derivative,” “hack” and, Morrissey’s favorite, “McDonna.” Yet what they’re condemning isn’t her work, but her personality, lifestyle and the so-called audacity of a woman to treat men the way they do females. Or, …