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Swag Tuesday: Encyclopedia Madonnica 20

For today’s Swag Tuesday, my buddy Matt Rettenmund has provided us with three copies of the 20th anniversary updated edition of his smash 1995 book, Encyclopedia Madonnica. From the description: Encyclopedia Madonnica 20 by BoyCulture.com’s Matthew Rettenmund is the 20th-anniversary revision of the definitive book on all things Madonna. Covering everything from birth to “Bitch I’m Madonna,” the 584-page, full-color ...

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Kylie Minogue – Every Day’s Like Christmas [VIDEO]

The newest single from Kylie Minogue’s holiday album was written by Coldplay’s Chris Martin and the production video features lots of PDA with Kylie’s real-life boyfriend Joshua Sasse. As an extra-gay bonus, the track has also been remixed by 80s disco kingpins Stock Aiken Waterman (Donna Summer, Dead Or Alive, Bananarama). Both clips are below.

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“Verklempt” Obama Bestows Medal Of Freedom On Barbra Streisand & Stephen Sondheim [VIDEO]

Yesterday President Obama joked that he was “verklempt” as he bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Barbra Streisand. Other honorees included Stephen Sondheim, James Taylor, Steven Spielberg, Itzhak Perlman, Willie Mays, and Yogi Berra. Watch below.

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Madonna – La Vie En Rose [VIDEO]

Madonna launched her Rebel Heart world tour in Montreal last night by singing en français for the locals. Yahoo reviews the concert: Pole dancers dressed like nuns, Mike Tyson and nonstop theatrics. Welcome to the church of Madonna. She even performed “Material Girl” for the first time since 1990’s “Blond Ambition” tour. DJ and producer Diplo warmed up the crowd ...

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Gaga, Can You Hear Me?

Via the Mirror: Lady Gaga might be the grande dame of the divas now, but that doesn’t mean that she can’t recognise those who came before. She’s posted a dazzling picture on Instagram of her with Barbra Streisand and it’s like looking at two generations of amazing women with kick-ass attitude and killer voices. The photo shows Barbra letting her ...

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Dave Audé Featuring Olivia Newton-John & Chloe Lattanzi – You Have To Believe [VIDEO]

Olivia Newton-John and her daughter have teamed up with dance producer Dave Aude on a track which borrows heavily from ONJ’s 1980 smash Magic, which was the biggest hit from the Xanadu soundtrack, spending four week atop the Billboard pop singles chart.

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Madonna: I’m The Picasso Of Pop

“I like to compare myself to other kinds of artists like Picasso. He kept painting and painting until the day he died. Why? Because I guess he felt inspired to do so. Life inspired him, so he had to keep expressing himself, and that’s how I feel. I don’t think there’s a time, a date, an expiration date for being ...

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Beyonce Celebrates SCOTUS: #LoveWins

This afternoon Beyonce posted an Instagram clip with this message: “Never too late. #LoveWins. ❤️.” At this writing the clip has 760K likes and over 40K comments.

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Liza To Return to London Paladium

Britain’s Pride Life reports: Last summer, Liza Minnelli was forced to cancel her only scheduled UK appearance on the advice of doctors, leaving many of her British fans fearing that they may never get to see this living, breathing, all-singing, all-dancing icon in the flesh. Imagine the excitement, then, upon hearing that Minnelli, now 70, plans to return to these ...

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Madonna – Bitch I’m Madonna (Remix)

Via Billboard: Billboard has the exclusive premiere of the Sick Individuals remix of Madonna’s new single “Bitch I’m Madonna.” Listen to the thumping reworking below. “Bitch I’m Madonna,” which features Nicki Minaj, is the third single from Madonna’s Rebel Heart album. “Bitch” follows “Living For Love” and “Ghosttown,” which both reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Dance Club Songs chart. Remixes ...

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Cyndi Lauper Testifies Before Congress On Behalf Of Homeless LGBT Youth

Yesterday Cyndi Lauper testified before a Senate subcommittee on youth homelessness. After the hearing, she and GOP Sen. Susan Collins discussed the Senate’s recent refusal to reauthorize an LGBT-inclusive funding bill. Via the New York Times: The problem, Ms. Collins said, was “confusion” over parts of the amendment, including a measure misinterpreted as a restriction on faith-based organizations’ ability to ...

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Quote Of The Day – Madonna

“The person I most want to meet is President Obama. When the heck am I going to meet him? He just needs to invite me to the White House already. He probably thinks I’m too shocking to be there. I’m serious. If I was a little bit more demure or if I was just married to Jay Z. Hey, if ...

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Madonna Responds To Dolce & Gabbana

(Tipped by JMG reader Eric)

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Howard Stern Interviews Madonna

Billboard recaps: Did you know Madonna wrote “Vogue” in just a couple of hours? Or that she doesn’t like being stoned? Or that she dated Tupac Shakur? (We really didn’t know that one.) Well, she revealed that and much, much more in a nearly 90-minute interview with Howard Stern on Wednesday (March 11) — her first interview ever with the ...

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Madonna Announces 2015 Tour Dates

Madge’s last tour in 2012 was the top-grossing concert tour of that year, taking in an estimated $305 million. Her tours in this century alone have grossed over 1.2 billion. Ticket sales for the Rebel Heart tour begin tomorrow for Madonna fan club members and open to the general public on Monday when buyers will also get a “super deluxe” ...

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Madonna Ties Billboard Chart Record

Via Billboard: The Queen of Pop reigns again with ‘Living for Love,’ tying with George Strait, the King of Country, for the most leaders on a single Billboard chart. Madonna makes Billboard chart history, as she earns her 44th No. 1 on Dance Club Songs, where “Living for Love” lifts 2-1. With the coronation, Madonna equals George Strait, who’s logged ...

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Feds Partner With Cyndi Lauper’s True Colors Fund On LGBT Homelessness

Via press release from the True Colors Fund: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the True Colors Fund are excited to announce the beginning stages of implementation of the LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Prevention Initiative, a first-of-its-kind effort to identify successful strategies to ensure that no young person is left without a home because of their sexual ...

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Madonna – Living For Love

The video launched yesterday on Snapchat. “Living for Love” shows Madonna dressed as a bullfighter fighting her dancers dressed as bulls. The dramatic visual, which takes place on a stage in front of a blood red velvet curtain, was directed by J.A.C.K. (Julien Choquart and Camille Hirigoyen) and ends with a Friedrich Nietzsche quote (“Man is the cruelest animal. At ...

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Betty White’s 93rd Birthday Flash Mob

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Madonna Releases Six New Tracks

Via Rolling Stone: Madonna hadn’t planned on releasing her 13th album, Rebel Heart, until spring 2015. But leakers had other plans for the Queen of Pop’s follow-up to 2012’s MDNA, unleashing early mixes of 13 tracks onto the Internet this week. In response, Madonna has put six official versions of the songs up for sale on iTunes and other digital ...

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