Category: Time Machine

The Ciampino Speech

On July 10th, 1990 Madonna performed at the Stadio Flaminio in Rome, the first of two concerts in Italy that Summer.

The show was welcomed by an extra dose of controversy in the country, with a criticism to which Madonna responded with the now-famous Vatican speech she addressed the press with when she had just landed in Rome’s Ciampino airport the day before. Read More

Like A Virgin

35 Years Like a Virgin

When you think about Madonna and her major hits, one of the first songs to come to mind is Like A Virgin.
And even if it’s hard to believe, this year marks the 35th anniversary of these incredible song and album. Read More

Madonna by Mario Testino

(Re)watch MTV Ultrasound Inside

Back in 1998 Madonna featured on an episode of MTV Ultrasound Inside devoted to the recording of the Ray of Light album. The TV special and interview by Kurt Loder also included rare footage from the album recording sessions as well as the making of the Frozen video. The special is now available on Madonna’s YouTube channel. Read More

Madonna by Mario Testino

“And suddenly this created an intimacy”

On the 20th anniversary of the release of Madonna’s Ray of Light, let’s go back to an interview published by The Daily Telegraph in year 2009, where photographer Mario Testino discusses the second time he worked with Madonna, a collaboration that brought us the iconic album and single covers. Read More