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Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 10 Articles
Blogs // 11 Articles
News // 5 Articles
Media // 2 Articles
//Features

Sonic Bloom: The Lackluster Reception Turned Lasting Reputation of 'The Bends'
10 Mar 2015 // 9:20 PM

No matter how many times someone writes that Radiohead and The Bends “changed the face of music” in 1995, the retail and radio numbers tell a different story.

Fortune Favors the Brave: Madonna and Kylie Minogue Pick Up Donna Summer's Torch and Run With It
10 Feb 2014 // 9:13 PM

Fourteen years after Donna Summer's declaration of independence from disco, Madonna and Minogue took up the torch of redefinition with Bedtime Stories and Kylie Minogue.

//Columns

Is 'Madonna: Tears of a Clown' a Laughing Matter?
2 May 2016 // 9:00 PM

In Madonna's bizarre one-off concert in Australia, she proved that she's still willing to push the envelope with a bold artistic statement. But what exactly was she saying?

On Madonna's Art for Freedom: Why You Can't Change the World with a Tweet
19 May 2014 // 9:30 PM

Madonna's Art for Freedom project proves that social media is not a productive tool for activists who want to impact public policy and alleviate human rights violations.

//Reviews

Madonna Isn’t That Interesting, But Alina Simone Is
23 Mar 2016 // 3:30 AM

Madonnaland is not the end-cap of Simone's existential musings; it's an intense jewel in the already sparkly crown of a consistently perceptive critic.

Madonna: Rebel Heart
8 Mar 2015 // 9:06 PM

Rebel Heart has a profoundly human element to it, one that paints Madonna more as a person than a product, which is in and of itself a minor miracle.

//Blogs

'Madonna: Innocence Lost' Was Tawdry But Fun
1 Oct 2015 // 5:14 AM

This highly stylized interpretation of Madonna’s hand-to-mouth existence possesses the sort of terribleness you would expect of a TV movie -- but it’s the kind of trash diet that leaves you feeling fulfilled, somehow.

The 2015 Grammy Awards: Ranking the Performances
9 Feb 2015 // 7:30 AM

If you missed “music's biggest night”, or just want to relive it, here are all of the performances.

//News

Madonna Talks About Controversy and Content of Her New 'Rebel Heart'
12 Mar 2015 // 5:45 AM

Madonna opens her strong new album with “Living for Love", a jubilant house jam about moving beyond a debilitating breakup. But love, of course, is only one of the things that pop’s most paradoxical superstar is living for these days.

Pop Divas Are Making a Spectacle of Themselves
26 Mar 2013 // 12:26 AM

LOS ANGELES — Hours before Pink’s recent show at Staples Center, creative director Baz Halpin is crouched beneath the stage in the dimly lighted corridor

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Bad Graphics Are Still Impressive in ‘Spirits of Xanadu’

// Moving Pixels

"Spirits of Xanadu wrings emotion and style out of its low fidelity graphics.

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