Click here to read Tom Payne’s Newsweek Interview: “How Lady Gaga Is Like the Aztecs” Excerpt: “Megastars like Lady Gaga, he argues, are elevated to the status of demigods—but we demand sacrifices from them in return (their image, their privacy). ‘The crowd wants something, and anindividual is prepared to give it to them,’ Payne writes, [...]
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Ever since the episode with the meat, I’ve been leafing through the papers, and thinking that if there’s not a picture of Lady Gaga immediately to hand, then something’s wrong. Perhaps, for a moment, there’s been a lull in the debate about whether or not she’s a feminist icon, or maybe something else world-changing has [...]