Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Lady Gaga's Misdirected Eros and Irresistible Beat

By Ellyn vonHuben at Word on Fire Blog.

lady_gaga_fame_monster It has been hinted, though no official statement has been issued, that the Madams of the Sacred Heart have been none too pleased with one of their alumnae, the cultural tour de force: Lady Gaga. (No mention is made of her Sacred Heart Passport being revoked.) Can we find anyone who hasn’t heard of her - or at least had some subliminal exposure to her work? I would have to guess that the Sisters’ primary quibble with Gaga is her salacious undulations, smutty lyricism and the attendant dubious publicity…and perhaps a bit of embarrassment over the discernible holes in her religious formation.

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