Category: Time Machine

Desperately Seeking Susan

‘Desperately Seeking Susan’ Turns 30: An Oral History of the Downtown Classic

Back in 1984 Carrie Rickey was on the Desperately Seeking Susan set and interviewed the producers, director Susan Seidelman, and the movie stars Rosanna Arquette and Madonna. Last week, in anticipation of the 30th anniversary of the film’s release on March 29, 2015, Carrie spoke again with everyone but Madonna – “who’s busy with her new tour”, Carrie explains – about the movie and their memories of two young women out to take a much grittier Manhattan. Read More

Jose Gutierrez and Salim Gauwloos

Jose & Slam Strike A Pose

Facundo Gabba shot and filmed a fantastic tribute to the 25th anniversary of the Vogue video with Jose Gutierrez and Salim Gauwloos (Slam), the fantastic performers all Madonna fans remember for being part of... Read More


25 Years Striking A Pose

On March 20, 1990, Sire Records released Vogue as the first single from Madonna’s second soundtrack album, I’m Breathless.

The song was written by Madonna with producer Shep Pettibone; it was recorded between December 1989 and January 1990; the music video was filmed by director David Fincher at The Burbank Studios on February 10 and 11 and premiered on MTV on March 29, 1990.

Both the song and the video quickly became some of the most iconic works in Madonna’s career. Read More

A Bedtime Story retrospective

A Bedtime Story retrospective

As Bedtime Stories turns 20 this month (Madonna’s “forgive me” follow up to her “Erotica” album was released by Maverick Records on October 6, 1994), Billboard’s Joe Lynch takes a trip down memory lane... Read More