Madonna from my vantage

Here are some pictures I took the first night I went to Madonna on the Sticky & Sweet Tour. I went with my sister Carla, my Mom and Bonita. When I’m at a concert I don’t generally take pictures because I’d rather just be in the moment and watch the show. So here area few pics I took just so people could see about where i was sitting.

On the second night of the show I had a better seat and there were four girls sitting in front of me. One of them was watching the show through her camera, literally, the entire show. She was so worried about having the show on her camera she basically missed it.

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November 23, 2008. Entertainment, Gay Gay Gay, Madonna, Me Me Me!. Leave a comment.

Folsom Street Fair 2008

The year is coming to an end and there are plenty more holiday events I’m going to have to take a bunch of pictures at, so I am clearing out my camera and I realized that I never posted anything about Folsom.  It was a usual Folsom for me.  I got there. I drank too much.  I passed out early.

But this year I really did try to hang in there, ya know?  I went to brunch with friends and we took our time getting to the fair.  I was like, ‘Great, its 2pm and I”m not wasted yet.’  But as I was waiting for my friends to get there, I went and got a drink.  This time i did not drink Steel Reserve but i went to one of the bars.  I was pondering on what I should drink and I looked over to a very lovely ghetto straight couple and I asked what they were drinking and decided to follow their lead.

Um, that was a mistake, because they were taking shots of patron with a long island ice tea chaser.  I downed the first round of that.  Then I met this guy giving out shots of tequila on the sidewalk and I  hit his pipe.  After that i was feeling good.  Finally Serena and Julie got there and we walked around, saw friends, took pictures and had fun.  So I went back for another round of my fabulous drinks.  Midway through that long island, I started feeling too drunk. I don’t even remember taking half the pictures below.

I was passed out in bed my 8 pm.  I woke up at one in the morning feeling pretty ill and not really know where or when I was.  

Anyway, check out the pics and enjoy.

 

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November 23, 2008. Entertainment, Gay Gay Gay, Life. Leave a comment.

Me being kinda dumb and Procrastinating!

I’m not sure if there are any words for this.   This dedicated to Carla.

 

November 20, 2008. Entertainment, fun, Gay Gay Gay, Me Me Me!. Leave a comment.

la

November 18, 2008. Gay Gay Gay, Politics. Leave a comment.

Palm Springs No on Prop 8 Protest turns UGLY

Ok, for everyone that is going to go out and protest tomorrow, lets not fight hate with hate. Below is a video of the protest in Palm Springs earlier this week where things got a bit ugly.  I can’t stand that Proposition 8 passes, but I’m sorry, these guys need to hold back a little.  The footage in this newscast  doesn’t make us look too good an will probably give the opposition some ammunition to use against us.

November 14, 2008. Gay Gay Gay, Life, Politics. 2 comments.

CA Prop 8: Nationwide Marriage Equality Rallies Saturday, November 15, 10:30 a.m. PST

From DailyKos.com

The San Francisco protest this Saturday will be at City Hall!  Go to Join the Impact (now!) for more information.

The struggle for equal rights continues in earnest on Saturday, November 15, 2008, with anti-Proposition 8 and pro-Marriage Equality rallies slated for every state across the country including California.  According toJoin the Impact, at least 34 citiies in California will hold rallies at 10:30 a.m. (PST) to conincide with rallies across the country.

Cities in California holding anti-Prop 8 rallies including Bakersfield, Chico, Colton, Costa Mesa, Delano, Escondido, Eureka, Fairfield, Fresno, Irvine, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Moreno Valley, Napa, Oakland, Palm Springs, Pasadena, Pomona, Redlands, Riverside, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, San Luis Obispo, San Rafael, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, Stockton, Ventura, and Walnut Creek.

November 12, 2008. Gay Gay Gay, Politics. Leave a comment.

A better Britney and Madonna

November 12, 2008. Gay Gay Gay, Madonna, Music. Leave a comment.

Madonna in Oakland: Sticky & super Sweet!

 

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MADONNA  was amazing!  IT was soo much fun to be there with my family.  the night before on halloween, somewhere, somehow i got a stomach bug.  so i was up all night being sick, but that didn’t stop me from having a good time at the show. our seats were really good, right next to the stage on the right side.  we got to see her go down on the lift …   My mom had a great time, which is what really what i wanted.  The show was amazing!  my favorites were vogue, she’s not me, into the groove, you must love me, la isla bonita!  and like a prayer.   I loved the my favorite section was the Old school section and surprisingly the gypsy section.  it was just so colorful and full of energy.  Miles Away was amazing to clap to…  I hated the last section.  I loved like a prayer and give it to me.  but the rest sucked.  4minutes didn’t look or sound good.  even though he wasn’t there, madonna was still overshadowed by JT. plus she was humping the TV screens….lame.  RAy of light was the exact same as Confessions and Hung Up was a torturous version.  You just couldn’t get into it.  But give it to me ended the show strong..   YOu could tell she was not in the most well-rested mood that night.  She seemed a little pissed off.
The second night i went by my self.  i was basically in the same seat except on the other side of the stage, plus i was three rows down and a few seats closer to the stage…so it was a better view.  Madonna was definitely in a great mood that night.  She must have been tired the night before from traveling but i guess she got her sleep, cuz she was amazing and the crowd was definitely better.  It was great to see her a second time because i noticed so much more this time around than i did the night before.  the Sticky & Sweet tour is just amazing because its soo much fun.  ITs like a big party.  She shakes it and dances around almost the entire time.  This second show you could just tell she was loving us.  At one point she was laying down close to my section and everyone was cheering and she looks at the first few rows and says “that is the sound of love.” and we definitely loved her that night.
Madonna has always been political and so when she performed on election night, you know she was going to celebrate with the crowd!
She even wore her Obama Madonna shirt, sold at the concerts!
AND last night she had Britney and Justin on stage with her!
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November 7, 2008. Entertainment, fun, Gay Gay Gay, Madonna, Music. Leave a comment.

Tina Turner….

….Rocked the house last night at San Jose’s Hp Pavilion. The show was awesome. She didn’t play that many songs that I knew word for word, but the ones she did sing were great. My favorites were: Private Dancer, We Don’t Need Another Hero, Be Good To Me, Proud Mary, Nutbush City Limits and Simply the Best. The high point though above all of those was when she sang What’s Love Got to Do With It. I think that is when everyone in the Pavilion really felt connected.

The show was less elaborate than I thought it was going to be. Tina looked fabulous and she sounded as good as she ever has, though she definitely doesn’t dance like she used to, but she’s 67 years old, so thats ok. There was 30 minute intermission in the middle of the show and that was kind of weird, but all in all it was a great show. We had seats in the upper balcony, but we could see the stage and Tina pretty good. It didn’t seem too far away. And we got to sit next to some very enthusiastic lesbians.

It was a great great show and how many people can say they saw Tina on her last tour ever. This show has made me so excited to see Madonna in two weeks because we were far away from Tina but saw her great and my tickets for Madonna are right by the stage….

October 20, 2008. Entertainment, fun, Gay Gay Gay, Music. Leave a comment.

MILK

Here is the long awaited trailer for the Gus Van Sant movie in which Sean Penn plays San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk, the first openly gay elected official in the US who was gunned down by fellow supervisor Dan White.

By the looks of this trailer, this film is going to be a amazing. I can’t wait to see it.

Check it out:

September 27, 2008. Entertainment, Gay Gay Gay, Life, Politics. Leave a comment.

Sticky and Sweet Vogue is HOT!

September 18, 2008. Entertainment, Gay Gay Gay, Madonna, Music. Leave a comment.

Stern Regulars ‘console’ each other over Leham Brothers Bankruptcy


My Favorite is when the guy pulls up his shirt.

Sal “the Stockbroker” Governale and Richard Christy, two Howard Stern regulars, staged a gay kiss and nipple-biting session in front of Lehman Brothers while CNN’s Allan Chernoff reported on the firm’s bankruptcy in the foreground.

I’m not quite sure what message of consolation their stunt brings, though it’s hard to imagine anyone walking their desks out of Lehman was laughing.

From Towlerload

September 15, 2008. Entertainment, fun, Gay Gay Gay. Leave a comment.

Francois Sagat

Francais Sagat is one of the hottest and most popular gay porn stars right now. He is built and hot. And he is actually very small and very nice, I would know because I have served him a few times at my restaurant.

He does porn and club stuff, but occasionally he will do these stupid/silly youtube videos. In one he was singing to a Madonna song, but I can’t find that video, but here is the one he recently posted on his myspace page:

Here is a club scene he did at Naughty:

And a short, silly one to Britney. Just watching him brush his teeth is amazing.

September 15, 2008. Gay Gay Gay, Thoughts, yum. Leave a comment.

Madonna dedicates a song to the Pope…

September 14, 2008. Entertainment, fun, Gay Gay Gay, Madonna, Music. Leave a comment.

Opening night of Madonna’s Sticky & Sweet Tour!

Madonna finally played her first gig of the Sticky & Sweet Tour in Cardiff, Wales. I was very skeptical of the setlist and if this was going to be a good show. All my doubts have been shot down, killed and buried as I am checking out all of the pictures and videos for the show. It looks fun, COLORFUL, energetic and fabulous! There have been a few reports about somethings people didn’t like. Like the video backdrops were a little confusing and not of the highest production value. Also, one report said that Madonna was a bit impersonal. The report says that the last time she was in Cardiff for the Confessions Tour, she was talking to the crowd non’stop. But last time she was there on that tour, it was at the end of the tour. She is always more relaxed as the tour goes on. This was opening night and she had to be nervous.

I am so glad that I am seeing her towards the end of the tour, two nights in a row, no less!

So here ya go, the best of the best video clips and pictures I could find….

Into the Groove


She’s Not Me!

NEXT TO YOUR NEW LOVER!



Vogue!


Borderline!





These two pictures are from her TourBook:


Madonna taking requests…

And the hottest dancer so far that we have seen in the best position we could have seen him in:

This is exactly what I thought the Confessions Tour was going to be like, FUN! But that one was all kinds of serious more oft than not. I can’t wait to get Sticky & Sweet!

All pictures and videos were collected from HomoFactual, MadonnaTribe, DrownedMadonna and PerezHilton.

August 24, 2008. Entertainment, Gay Gay Gay, Life, Madonna, Music. 1 comment.

Who’s Gayer than Elton John?

This guy.

August 8, 2008. Gay Gay Gay. Leave a comment.

More on Madonna’s Sticky & Sweet Tour



Costume designs for Madonna’s Sticky and Sweet tour have hit the Web!

Madge has teamed up again with designer/stylist Arianne Phillips. The two have worked together for about 11 years.

Phillips told Women’s Wear Daily that this new tour has posed an interesting challenge.

She says, “Normally we prep in April and May, and open in June. This time, the tour begins in August. It’s a nightmare. Everyone in Italy and France is on a beach sunning themselves.”

Phillips also revealed, “Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci designed two outfits and Tom Ford provided bespoke suits for the band. Three pairs of shoes have been custom-made by Miu Miu, there are thigh-high boots courtesy of Stella McCartney, sunglasses from Moschino, and other outfits and odds and ends from Yves Saint Laurent, Roberto Cavalli, and Jeremy Scott.”

Couture-iffic!

Also, as in the past, this tour will be divided into four sections.

The first references gangsta pimp and Art Deco with Givenchy costumes. The dominatrix look will be featured prominently:

“It’s a theme that runs throughout her career. She’s not afraid of being hard,” said the costume designer.

The second section has been termed “Old School” and looks back at Madge’s early days in New York. This section will feature some vintage prints from Keith Haring, the late graffiti artist and friend of Madonna who died of AIDS in 1990. Phillips said, “He and Madonna were friends. If he were alive, it would be his 50th birthday as well. So I thought, ‘What if we revisited that?’”

The third party will be gypsy-influenced and the final section will feature a futuristic rave look with lots of Japanese influences.

Phillips also went on to say that getting older has had little effect on Madge’s sense of fashion adventure, “She always wants to push the envelope. There are no vanity considerations based on her age…She looks good in everything.”

August 7, 2008. Entertainment, fun, Gay Gay Gay, Madonna, Music. 1 comment.

Anderson Cooper is such a sexy bitch!

Ok, I”m on the boat, Anderson Cooper needs to be my daddy. He was hosting on Live! in place of Regis and went off on the crazy fucking Lohans. He wasn’t naked or rubbing his cock through his suit, but he is such a hot man. Just the way he talks turns me on. Yum!

August 7, 2008. fun, Gay Gay Gay. Leave a comment.

the supposed Final Setlist of Madonna’s Sticky & Sweet Tour

I got this from MadonnaTribe

EXCLUSIVE
And here’s our latest update on the Sticky & Sweet track list. We heard that the list of songs that we report below is basically the FINAL one and it includes video and live interludes. But before going into it, here are some exclusive tidbits on what we will be seeing and hearing during this great show!

The show features four main section. The show opener, Candy Shop, has now a longer intro compared to the promo tour version. A musical intro a la Drowned World Tour, with bits and pieces of song form Hard Candy that we will be hearing later in the show fades into the “C-A-N-D-Y” intro from the promo tour.

The clock ticking theme from 4 minutes can be heard several times during the show. In the show intro, in Vogue and in the “Get Stupid” interlude, which reminds of the Confessions Tour’s Sorry Video interlude. In Get Stupid there are samples of Give It 2 Me, 4 Minutes and Beat Goes On and it’s about our chance to save our planet from the various damages we created.

The use of music samples is very big on this tour. Many of the classic hits are musically re-arranged as mash-ups and the songs are sung on musical tracks heavely sample-ing other dance songs. Like A Prayer, for example, which, as previously reported by M-Tribe, has entered the set list is now replacing Impressive Instant and it’s delivered using musical parts of the 1992 dance hit by Felix “Don’t You Want Me”.

Into The Groove, that contains a small sample of Madonna’s Jump, is also delivered using musical parts of another dance song “Toop Toop” by Cassius, while Borderline is a great “rocky/ska” re-invention of the classic 1983 ballad.

The first video interlude, a fast and speeded up version of the James Bond theme Die Another Day, features exclusive new footage of Madonna as a boxeur, from the brand new photoshoot by Tom Munro for the Tour Book.

The second video interlude mashes up Madonna’s Rain with the Eurythmics’ Here Comes The Rain Again, using their original version and leading to Devil Wouldn’t Recognize You. Originally supposed to play the piano herself on this song, Madonna will now be placed on the piano, reminessing a bit the Sooner Or Later performance from Blond Ambition.

After La Isla Bonita mixed with Lela Pala Tute, there’s a live interlude with Romanian/Gipsy song “Doli Doli” which is not sung by Madonna, who will be back on stage to close the section with a fierce rendition of the Accademy Award winning song “You Must Love Me” by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Sticky & Sweet Set List
Intro/Candy Shop
Beat Goes On
Human Nature
Vogue

Video Interlude – Die Another Day
Into The Groove
Heartbeat
Borderline
She’s Not Me
Music

Video Interlude – Rain/Here Comes The Rain Again
Devil Wouldn’t Recognize You
Spanish Lesson
Miles Away
La Isla Bonita/Lela Pala Tute
Doli Doli (Live interlude – Romanian folk song)
You Must Love Me

Video Interlude – Get Stupid (About saving the planet)
4 Minutes
Like A Prayer
Ray Of Light
Hung Up
Give It To Me (Finale)

I have to say that i am very very underwhelmed by this set list. I’m hoping that this is NOT the final and there will be some great surprises of songs we didn’t know about this.

If this IS the final setlist, them i’m not really sure what she was thinking. I think she could have been more fun with the songs she chose to sang.

What happened to Open your heart and who’s that girl? Dress you up? Angel and Everybody???

I thought this tour was supposed to be very 80’s.

well, its 18 days until the opening night. of course anything could change between now and then.

Despite all of this, we know its going to be a good show, it always is, i just wish she would have dug a little deeper for some good songs to play.

August 4, 2008. Gay Gay Gay, Madonna, Music. 1 comment.

Madonna at Traverse Film Festival

I would love to know what Madonna is saying to Lourdes.. Madonna’s grip on her hand, Lola’s smiling face, serious look from behind the sunglasses…

August 4, 2008. Gay Gay Gay, Madonna, Uncategorized. Leave a comment.

Relax Your Necks: Margaret Cho singing….

….about sucking dick of course…

July 26, 2008. Entertainment, Gay Gay Gay. Leave a comment.

OMG-Neverending Story Greatness!

I always thought it was a chick singing this song,,,no its some gay guy fromt he 80’s. Love it!

July 20, 2008. Entertainment, fun, Gay Gay Gay, Music. Leave a comment.

Just for Yum









July 18, 2008. Gay Gay Gay, yum. Leave a comment.

The latest Sticky & Sweet Tour Rumors

From DrownedMadonna:

[BREAKING NEWS] Britney’s manager confirmed duo to Access Hollywood
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Despite rumors of Britney Spears joining Madonna onstage for her upcoming “Sticky & Sweet” tour, it appears the duo will only appear together on video. “Britney’s doing a video piece this week for Madonna’s new tour,” Brit’s manager, Larry Rudolph, told Access Hollywood. The video will reportedly be shown on giant video screens during Madge’s world tour. No word if the duo will recreate their VMA smooch in the video, but fans sure can hope!

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EXCLUSIVE – Word is that a newcomer is in charge to direct two video-interludes. His name is Noel Clarke.

DrownedMadonna.com heard that the new “Everybody” choreography reminds of “Erotica/You Thrill Me” from the Confessions Tour.

The choreography that is being conceived for “Heartbeat” is described as a tongue in cheek shoe changing choreography.

Among the old hits that Madonna is currently rehearsing there is “Angel”. We really hope Madonna likes the live version and it will make the final setlist. Fingers crossed!!

We remind you that everything is subject to changes. So stay tunes!

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EXCLUSIVE – Madonna is not satisfied with the live version of “Spanish Lesson”, so she decided to shelve it AS OF NOW.

DrownedMadonna.com also heard that Madonna is currently testing a cover of Anita Ward’s “Ring My Bell” to replace “Spanish Lesson” after “Buenos Aires”. Let’s wait and see if this cool idea will make the final setlist!

Another song has been shelved as of now. “Ray Of Light” – which was originally part of the Rock/Guitar section – is now out of the tentative setlist.

“Give It 2 Me” is being rehearsed the same way as in the Hard Candy Promo Tour, but obviously with different outfits.

Besides “Spanish Lesson”, the only other “Hard Candy” track that is not being used as of now in the tentative setlist – neither as a video interlude nor as a live performance – is “Incredible”.

Keep in mind that everything is subject to changes, so stay tuned!

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I hope she does not play Ray Of Light! Its fun, but it was on the last tour, in the Rock/Guitar section….lets not repeat!

From MadonnaTribe:
EXCLUSIVE
Singer Britney Spears has indeed been asked to shoot a video for Madonna’s new tour and it’s not going to be a video interlude, but a video used while Madonna is singing on stage.

The video is for the exciting new live version of Human Nature, that as previously revealed by MadonnaTribe it’s the third song on the Sticky & Sweet tour setlist.

The video will be directed by the one and only Steven Klein, that as previously reported here, will take care of two brand videos for the show, one for an oldie (this one) and one for a new track off Hard Candy.

The original idea behind Human Nature 2008 was to give out an updated version of the song by showing the artists, mainly troubled young hollywood stars, that are being treated as “bitches” by the world press and media, in a similar way they did with Madonna back in 1992 when she the main target of such media attentions.

But Britney is now the main star of the screen video, and while musically Human Nature 2008 originally contained spoken samples of Gimme More, now the concept has been expanded even more with samples of the track, making it longer and cooler and it can easily be described as a sort Human Nature/Gimme More mash up!

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Ok here we go!! Madonna’s Sticky & Sweet tour opens with Candy Shop (very similar to the promo tour version) followed by a version of Beat Goes On very similar to the album version. Both Pharrell Williams and Kanye West will appear on video during the song. The third song in the setlist is the first GREAT surprise. It’s the one and only Human Nature, from Bedtime Stories (and we’ll not be sorry!!). The song will be presented in an original and UNIQUE way, but that’s a surprise we don’t want to spoil for the moment. We’re sure the inclusion of this song will make lots of people very happy.
Section two of the show includes Into The Groove, a great number where she will be jumping rope with a little sample of the song “Jump” thrown in as well, followed by Heartbeat. The Fedde Le Grande version of Music, (just like the promo tour version) and She’s Not Me follow.

The following section will opens with the song Devil Would Recognize You, Madonna will sing it live and play the piano onstage HERSELF for the very first time! After that we go into Miles Away, just like the promo tour, and a joyful version Spanish Lesson. Her great classic from True Blue arrives next: It’s La Isla Bonita that will be presented in its “Live Earth incarnation”, the Lela Pala Tute version!!! This third section is closed by one of the songs by Madonna that won an Oscar. It’s the touching “You Must Love Me”, the beautiful ballad from Evita, written by Tim Rice and Andrew Loydd Webber especially for Madonna in the film. This version is more or less very similar to its original form.

The closing section of the tour includes the promo tour version of 4 Minutes followed by one of the greatest surprises fans will adore: Impressive Instant from the “Music” album!! Ray of Light follows. It’s basically the album version with some changes in the middle. The promo tour version of Hung Up is next. The tour closes with the latest single from Hard Candy, Give It 2 Me

But that’s not all folks! Madonna is also doing a great classic for her first album and she’s doing it for the first time since the Virgin Tour. It’s “Borderline” that will be presented like it has never been heard before and don’t forget to look out for the great tour videos that will be directed by Steven Klein, as previously reported by MadonnaTribe!!

M-Tribe called this the “Mother of all Set Lists?” Um this is fucking disappointing. I would hate it if this was the real set list. Ray of Light and La Isla,,,,boring… we’ve seen these so much lately.

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From Madonnalicious:

This is a fun article. It doesn’t give any specific song names, but it definitely gives some exciting details!!!!

Liz Smith reports from the tour rehearsals

US newspaper columnist and Madonna champion Liz Smith attended the Sticky & Sweet Tour rehearsals and offers this report:

‘UHHH….I can’t jump rope in high heels!’
‘Really?’
‘Well, not that high a heel.’
OK folks, who do we know who would jump rope (double dutch, too) in heels? Of course! It is our old friend, the indomitable Madonna.

La Ciccone has been rehearsing her ‘Sticky and Sweet’ tour in a massive space in New York. Her latest troupe of beautiful dancers is present, as is every other member of a massive Madonna undertaking. When the boss works, everybody works! It is 80 degrees and humid outside. Inside, it’s a steam bath. Madonna does not enjoy air conditioning. (Audiences tend to leave her concerts having lost about 10 pounds in water weight.) Everybody looks whipped. Not Madonna.

Without makeup, her long blond hair lank, dressed in funereal black rehearsal togs, she looks fresher, younger and more vital than she does on the red carpet. (She also looks less muscular. Concert lighting and flash photography tends to over-emphasize her toned sinew.) She certainly shakes a tail feather like she is still writhing along the canals in Venice for the ‘Like a Virgin’ video, filmed before most of her dancers were born.

People close to Madonna, those who love her, are always saying, ‘Why don’t you relax more, have some fun?’ Sometimes she will agree. But most of the time she doesn’t bother to give concerned parties her life memo: hard work – pushing herself to the limit and most of all, dancing is her fun and relaxation. So many of her songs celebrate the power of dance and how it can free you – perhaps just temporarily – from immediate care.

Watching this star go through her paces, she seems not to have a care in the world, except to perfect her show. ‘That sucked!’ she declares after failing to execute her double dutch without error. ‘I have to be better.’ Madonna pauses and gives a mock scowl to her dancers, ‘And so does everybody else.’
Later, she painstakingly explains her vision on one of the numbers. The choreographer is working only from an e-mail he just received from Madonna. She has her vision, now she has to communicate it. The number will feature four girls who are dressed up in various iconic versions of Madonna images past. She’s laughing at her old ‘looks’ and discussing the particulars. ‘At first I thought mannequins, then no, real girls would be better. Truthfully, I wanted drag queens – who does me better? But I figured that might be too much drama, you know – those girls love their scenes. And I provide enough of that!’

As Madonna recruits the dancers who’ll stand and strike a pose, each holding or wearing a prop, the star will snatch away, the choreographer beams, ‘Oh, this is getting so wickedly weird. Now I’m really loving it!’

Throughout the afternoon and evening, Madonna never flags, and never loses her sense of humor or the maternal camaraderie she always shares with her dancers.

Happily lost in her greatest love – her work – it doesn’t seem the time or place to bring up her supposedly failing marriage or the betrayal of her brother, Christopher Ciccone, and his tell-all book. (Poor Christopher. He has made his bed, and already the peas in his mattress are the size of boulders. In the end, he will have helped sell a gazillion more tickets to his sister’s concerts.) Will Madonna and Guy Ritchie separate? I don’t know. I do know they have been deeply in love, very much in sync (certainly at one time), and both these strong-willed people have tried hard to accommodate the other.

The last time I saw Guy and Madonna together they couldn’t have been more convivial and affectionate. They were in public, of course, so we take the proverbial grain of salt on that one. I don’t think the towel is thrown in yet. It’s damp and well used. It’s hanging crooked on the shower stall. But it’s not quite ready for the hamper. She has three children. She is not cavalier when it comes to divorce. (Remember, this is only her second marriage.)

Certainly Madonna does not look or behave like a woman whose marriage is on the rocks. She wouldn’t show that face anyway; that’s a great part of her appeal. She doesn’t beg her audience for love or understanding. You either understand or you don’t. Seen through the oft-distorted prism of the media, her ambition and ‘manipulation’ is not always admired. Still, many do admire her, without really admitting she has talent. Millions more worship her as a figure of empowerment and forging success in a man’s world on a man’s terms.

She’s the music industry’s Hillary Clinton, jumping rope in high heels.

From New York Post

July 7, 2008. Entertainment, fun, Gay Gay Gay, Madonna, Music. 1 comment.

Genre Magazine: Hot

July 7, 2008. Gay Gay Gay, Life. Leave a comment.

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