Tag Archives: Madonna

Deep Dive: 25 Years Of Madonna’s Erotica And Sex

This week it’s been 25 years since the simultaneous release of Madonna’s Erotica album and her still controversial S&M-filled coffee table book, Sex. Legendary Rolling Stone critic (and longtime JMG reader) Barry Walters has written a deep dive into their legacy and how they addressed the then-raging AIDS pandemic, which tore through Madonna’s inner circle. Walters unpacks quite a bit, ...

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Ricky Loved Madonna

Gentle readers, today is Madonna’s 59th birthday. Below is a short story that first appeared on JMG on this day in 2006, a date which, as you’ll see, plays a role in the story. Ricky Loved Madonna Twenty years ago today, August 16th 1986, I was a few months into a new job with AMC Theatres, a position that I ...

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Madonna Spent Thanksgiving With Ali Forney’s Kids

Posted this afternoon to Madonna’s Instagram account: “Had so much fun sharing Thanksgiving at the Ali Forney Center in Brooklyn! This center protects LGBT Youth from the harms of homelessness and empowers them to reclaim their lives. Each year the Ali Forney Center provides care for over 1,200 youth who are rejected by their family due to their LGBT identity. ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Madonna Gives Surprise Free Concert For Hillary In Washington Square Park [VIDEO]

Billboard reports: Madonna gave New Yorkers the surprise of a lifetime when she serenaded the crowd at Washington Square Park on Monday night (Nov. 7) with a special acoustic performance in support of Hillary Clinton. She stood in the center of Washington Square Fountain surrounded by a group comprised mostly of NYU students and cheered as she performed covers of ...

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Madonna Hits Trump For Renewed Attack On Rosie O’Donnell: Mess With My Girl And You Mess With Me

USA Today reports: After all this time, Madonna is still a Peach. A Rockford Peach, that is. The singer took to Twitter to stick up for her friend, Rosie O’Donnell, after Donald Trump brought her up during the live presidential debate. “Rosie O’Donnell, I said very tough things to her,” Trump said, “and I think everybody would agree that she ...

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Madonna: Donald Trump’s Sons Are Pussies

Madonna today posted the above message to her eight million Instagram followers. Via Gossip Cop: Madonna isn’t the first celebrity to slam Donald Jr. and Eric for their hobby, but she certainly made the most pointed jab at the two. Sharon Osbourne previously called the brothers’ leopard hunting photo “disgusting,” while Mia Farrow expressed, “What sort of person could kill ...

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Ricky Loved Madonna

Gentle readers, today is Madonna’s 58th birthday. Below is a short story that first appeared on JMG on this day in 2006, a date which, as you’ll see, plays a role in the story. Ricky Loved Madonna Twenty years ago today, August 16th 1986, I was a few months into a new job with AMC Theatres, a position that I ...

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Madonna Wins Vogue Sampling Lawsuit

Madonna has finally won her very long battle with Salsoul Records. For now. Variety reports: On Thursday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals made it easier for musicians to sample small portions of song recordings by giving Madonna and her producer Robert “Shep” Pettibone a victory in a long-running lawsuit over the 1990 hit “Vogue.” The decision affirms a 2013 ...

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Madonna Sings Imagine In Paris [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Madonna stepped off the stage after her Paris concert on Wednesday night and headed to another performance. But unlike her sold-out show at the AccorHotels Arena, this one had just a small crowd of onlookers, swaying and snapping photos with their cell phones. It started with an announcement the Material Girl sent to fans on Twitter, inviting them ...

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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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Madonna Cries For Paris [VIDEO]

Madonna halted her concert in Stockholm on Saturday night for a tearful declaration in support of Paris before launching into an acoustic version of Like A Prayer. TIME recaps: “It’s been very hard for me to get through this show up to this point and not forget about what happened last night, so I need to take this moment to ...

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Madonna: I’d Like To Have Tea With The Pope

“I’ll state the obvious and say that he seems like he’s a much more open-minded individual, who seems to be moving outside of the dogma of the Catholic Church that has been set in stone since the days of Constantine. So I think it’s good. It’s good to look out into the big, wide world and see that we have ...

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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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Ricky Loved Madonna

Gentle readers, today is Madonna’s 57th birthday. Below is a short story that first appeared on JMG on this day in 2006, a date which, as you’ll see, plays a role in the story. Ricky Loved Madonna Twenty years ago today, August 16th 1986, I was a few months into a new job with AMC Theatres, a position that I ...

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Madonna: I’m Done With Anti-Gay Russia

Madonna has declared that she will no longer tour in Russia due to its anti-gay laws. Via the Moscow Times: Madonna has told celebrity news magazine Entertainment Weekly that she will most likely never return to Moscow or St. Petersburg because of Russia’s stand on gay rights, Cosmopolitan reported. Madonna last appeared in Russia in 2012 and lived up to ...

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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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Madonna – Bitch I’m Madonna

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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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Madonna Sets Billboard Chart Record

Via Billboard: The Queen of Pop is now unequaled chart royalty. Madonna makes momentous Billboard chart history, as she now has the most No. 1s ever, 45, by an act on a singular Billboard chart. She earns her 45th No. 1 on Dance Club Songs, where “Ghosttown” lifts 3-1. With the coronation, Madonna passes another icon, George Strait, who’s logged ...

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Madonna Makes Her Stand-Up Debut

Via The Week: “Will you laugh if my jokes suck?” Madonna asked Thursday’s Tonight Show audience, after Jimmy Fallon invited her to try her hand at stand-up comedy. The response suggested that Madonna could bomb and still feel good about herself, but she wasn’t half bad, at least for a newbie. The setup was that Madonna said she wanted to ...

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