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, …

Sorry/Not Sorry: How Many Times Will the Jenners Be Allowed to Apologize Before Actually Ceasing to Fuck Up?

The word “tone-deaf” continues to be redefined by the sisters Jenner in the wake of the intense backlash that was the response to their line of t-shirts for Kendall + Kylie, another needless fashion brand to add to the duo’s already burgeoning bank account. While Kylie is far less of …

Dolce & Gabbana to Miley: We’re Italian, We Don’t Care

Sometimes it’s too hard to dig up contempt for Dolce & Gabbana with regard to their recent display of narrow-mindedness, specifically their controversial IVF stance (made more controversial by the fact that they’re two gay men who could easily benefit from non-conventional child procurement) and nonplussed styling of polarizing U.S. “First …

Lady Gaga & Starbucks: Proof that Corporate Merging Is the Only Way to Get People to Shell Out for a “Good Cause”

The current collaboration between Lady Gaga and Starbucks surprisingly has nothing to do with the corporation selling an exclusive pressing of her music (not that it sells music in quite the same way anymore), so much as culling their powers of whoredom together for a “good cause.” That is, getting …