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  1. She was always the best actor on Roseanne. I still crack up at this all the time.
  2. Nope. BS was very much a reaction album to the backlash and perceived commercial under-performance of Erotica. You could also say the same for COAD after AL as well (just in a less direct way).
  3. Where Was Madonna In 1988?

    The marital problems with Sean were probably at their height in '88, so I imagine that being her main priority that year (along with Speed The Plow). That 18 month drought was probably necessary, or else we probably wouldn't have gotten something as great as Like A Prayer without it. She went through so much between True Blue and Like A Prayer...
  4. Bedtime Stories - 23th Anniversary

    Never read this article when it was first written three years ago, but very interesting read: https://noisey.vice.com/en_us/article/69eyz6/madonna-bedtime-stories-20th-anniversary-sex-sexuality-feminism
  5. Bedtime Stories - 23th Anniversary

    That 4 album streak from LAP through ROL is amazing - that decade-long period is probably the most profound in her entire career.
  6. Bedtime Stories - 23th Anniversary

    Indeed - it seems like Erotica/Sex were the climax of everything she had been building to for the first decade of her career. After that, she may have been exhausted and unsure of what to do next. She went back to Pat Leonard for I'll Remember, started sessions with Shep, and then shifted gears towards more contemporary R&B producers for the final project. Very interesting time...
  7. Bedtime Stories - 23th Anniversary

    It would have been interesting to see how this album would have panned out had she not had the backlash from Erotica/Sex and what direction she would have gone in. I know Shep was involved in the beginning stages of this project, but she (wisely) decided to walk away. Side note - I'll Remember was incredibly important to her career and came at a pivotal time, IMO. She needed a classic Pat Leonard collaboration to remind people why they loved her music, and it was successful in that regard.
  8. Bedtime Stories - 23th Anniversary

    The back to back successes of I'll Remember (this song especially), Secret, and Take A Bow really helped soften her image and potentially save her commercial career in the US. I don't think it can be underestimated how important this era was with helping her get to the great place she was in during the late 90's/early 00's.
  9. Bedtime Stories - 23th Anniversary

    Very overlooked/slept on album coming in-between Erotica and ROL.
  10. Let's start one for LAP's 30th anniversary in 2019 now as well!
  11. On a related note, I think Kurt was also quite fond of Madonna himself. I do remember MTV asking him about her in an interview once, but can't remember exactly what he said.
  12. On some weird, even during that altercation, I get the sense that Courtney respects Madonna and wishes she had the confidence and stability M's had in her life.
  13. Madonna Songs used in Movies and TV Shows

    Live to Tell was used in a montage sequence of this show:
  14. Madonna Songs used in Movies and TV Shows

    A flop US soap opera used Secret in one of their promo campaigns: