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Aug 23 2018
LIKE A VIRGIN Untucked: Experts Talk About One Of Madonna's Most Indelible Hits Comments (0)

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Madonna's “Like a Virgin” was her first hit that pushed her over the borderline toward pop immortality. Check out NPR's great piece on the song, which includes my own input HERE.

 

 
Aug 20 2018
Pre-Madonna: MADONNA AND THE BREAKFAST CLUB Trailer Is Here Comments (0)

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Guy Guido's docudrama about Madonna's early years — Madonna and the Breakfast Club — finally has its first full trailer ...

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Aug 16 2018
Madonna, Madonna, Madonna! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Some of Madonna's most stunning looks.

BELOW: Keep reading for absolutely nothing but Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone ...

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ENCYCLOPEDIA MADONNICA Named Best Madonna Book By Pitchfork Comments (0)

I'm ... blown away ... by the kind words of Maura Johnston in her Pitchfork piece on the best Madonna books:

Thank you so much to her, to Pitchfork and to everyone who has supported me with this book — back in 1995, and when I updated it.

Buy Encyclopedia Madonnica 20 HERE!

 
Madonna Releases Met Gala Perf As 60th Birthday Gift To Fans, Ties It To Charity Comments (0)

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Madonna turns 60 today, and in celebration, she has released a beautifully edited, pro-shot version of her Met Gala performance from this year. The piece seems to artfully incorporate fan-shot footage, too. I'm especially into the silent-movie moments.

Keep reading to watch, and to read about Madonna's charitable tie-in ...

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Sexagenarian: Happy 60th To The One, The Only... MADONNA! Comments (0)

Screen Shot 2018-08-07 at 11.35.25 PM(Images via Vogue Italia & Star)

Star Magazine tried to guess what Madonna might look like at 60 in a Grant Wood-inspired illustration 30 years ago — and they were pretty far off. Hell, they even missed the mark on Sean Penn, who they envisioned as a bit of a James Cromwell type.

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Aug 14 2018
MLVC60 Preview: Madonna's 20 Most Essential Covers Comments (0)

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Madonna is the last big star whose life and career have been so expertly and importantly chronicled in magazine covers.

Yes, Gaga, Beyoncé and others pose for fabulous, memorable covers, but the value of being on the cover of a magazine has shifted dramatically; print is not yet dead, but it is in hospice.

For NNN, I wrote up a piece on 20 of her most essential covers, from the first to the most recent — and it serves as a little taste of my upcoming work with Anthony Coombs, the book MLVC60. The book will have less commentary, but you get the idea!

Check out my article here!

 
On Madonna's Big 6-0 Comments (0)

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Paul Jacober does it again, writing about Madonna's milestone birthday here.

 
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