Sunday, June 20, 2004

MADONNANTHOLOGY

For your convenience, and in light of recent press releases and interviews published by the Material Mom, I offer my Madonnanthology, my Immaculate Collection, of blog entries about Madonna and Me.

As you can see, we've had a spotty history, starting off strong, and slowly disintegrating. The closer she tries to come in appropriating shades of me through my tradition and my name, the more I push away; she's seen the movie Single White Female too many times and is trying to play psychotic Jennifer Jason Leigh to my trusting Bridget Fonda...(Feels like I'm going to lose my mind! She just keeps on pushing my love over the borderline.)

The saga began, as sagas often do, with a dinner invitation.

April 14
YOU'RE INVITED TO SHABBAT DINNER WITH THE MATERIAL GIRL

April 20
ANOTHER LETTER FROM THE YESHIVA GIRL TO THE MATERIAL GIRL

April 22
YET ANOTHER LETTER FROM THE YESHIVA GIRL TO THE MATERIAL GIRL

May 4
STILL ANOTHER LETTER FROM THE YESHIVA GIRL TO THE MATERIAL GIRL

June 16
QUIEN ES LA NINA (WHO'S THAT GIRL?)

June 17
CALL ME MADONNA

June 18
BECOMING ESTHER: THE MADONNA HAIKUS

Will there be more, or is the media at last oversaturated with reportage of this story? How long will this frenzy over the name change stay in vogue? Will I be forced to get into the groove of being shadowed by an aging pop star? Perhaps I'll have to open my heart to the possibility of a writing holiday from this subject matter; perhaps on an isla bonita somewhere, a lucky star will shine on me, and my name will be my own to cherish again.

Wow, sounds like a prayer.

1 Comments:

At 10:15 AM, June 21, 2004, Blogger Michael said...

Nu? You afraid to wear a leather bustier and dance all night in front of strangers? Please. Spare us all this yiddishkeit modesty. Go for it. I bet you'd be the only girl in the act who could throw in a little Hebrew trop.

 

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Sunday, June 20, 2004

MADONNANTHOLOGY

For your convenience, and in light of recent press releases and interviews published by the Material Mom, I offer my Madonnanthology, my Immaculate Collection, of blog entries about Madonna and Me.

As you can see, we've had a spotty history, starting off strong, and slowly disintegrating. The closer she tries to come in appropriating shades of me through my tradition and my name, the more I push away; she's seen the movie Single White Female too many times and is trying to play psychotic Jennifer Jason Leigh to my trusting Bridget Fonda...(Feels like I'm going to lose my mind! She just keeps on pushing my love over the borderline.)

The saga began, as sagas often do, with a dinner invitation.

April 14
YOU'RE INVITED TO SHABBAT DINNER WITH THE MATERIAL GIRL

April 20
ANOTHER LETTER FROM THE YESHIVA GIRL TO THE MATERIAL GIRL

April 22
YET ANOTHER LETTER FROM THE YESHIVA GIRL TO THE MATERIAL GIRL

May 4
STILL ANOTHER LETTER FROM THE YESHIVA GIRL TO THE MATERIAL GIRL

June 16
QUIEN ES LA NINA (WHO'S THAT GIRL?)

June 17
CALL ME MADONNA

June 18
BECOMING ESTHER: THE MADONNA HAIKUS

Will there be more, or is the media at last oversaturated with reportage of this story? How long will this frenzy over the name change stay in vogue? Will I be forced to get into the groove of being shadowed by an aging pop star? Perhaps I'll have to open my heart to the possibility of a writing holiday from this subject matter; perhaps on an isla bonita somewhere, a lucky star will shine on me, and my name will be my own to cherish again.

Wow, sounds like a prayer.

1 Comments:

At 10:15 AM, June 21, 2004, Blogger Michael said...

Nu? You afraid to wear a leather bustier and dance all night in front of strangers? Please. Spare us all this yiddishkeit modesty. Go for it. I bet you'd be the only girl in the act who could throw in a little Hebrew trop.

 

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