Tag Archives: Madonna

In Defense of Disco

At its height, the “Disco Sucks” movement drew fifty-nine thousand people to a Chicago stadium to watch a shock jock explode LPs, inciting a full-on riot of mostly white dudes. WTF? Our Robert Burke Warren, who became enamored of disco in the lusty confines of a Catholic school broom closet, writes about the music that arrived at the same time as his teens, and how it inspired him. Continue reading

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Seven Things We Don’t Care About This Week: Your Moment of Zen Edition

And now, your moment of Zen. Continue reading

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From Axl to Zappa: The 50 Greatest Musician Names of All Time (Side A)

From Axl to Zappa, and from Classical to Country/Western, the best names in all of music. Continue reading

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I Want My MTV: A Conversation with Original MTV VJ Alan Hunter

Author JM Blaine chats with MTV original VJ Alan Hunter about the early days at MTV, interviewing Madonna and the point when it all went off the rails. Continue reading

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