HEAR YE: Madonna Hard Candy

Now playing on Phawker Radio! Why? Because we still wanna ‘do’ her, ya big dummy! NEW YORK TIMES: Alongside whatever she has offered her audience through the years — sex, glamour, dancing, defiance, blasphemy, spirituality — Madonna has never pretended to be anything but diligent. She’s disciplined, hard-working and determined to sell. For Madonna as a pop archetype, the truest pleasure isn’t momentary physical ecstasy or divine rapture but success. She labeled that impulse too in an early tour: “Blonde Ambition.” Presenting herself not only as an object of desire but as a material girl with her eye on the […]