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Scary Stuff

To the editors: [Re: Hitsville] For industry spectators bored with such games as deciding whether Mariah is a more histrionic banshee than Whitney, or whether Madonna crotch-grabs a more impressive handful than Michael, I offer an up-to-the-minute Music Critic Pop Quiz. Can you name all four famous entities that Bill Wyman, in recent columns, characterized […]

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Advice for Nelson

To the editors: As a writer, I’d howl from the rooftops in defense of a political satirist’s right to skewer anyone he chooses. But I can’t work up much steam for artist David K. Nelson. No, not because I’m an African-American woman who happens to live around the corner from Alderman Dorothy Tillman. It’s just […]

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Madonnamania

To the editors: Oh, that I might have the last word on la brouhaha Madonna [Letters, July 5, 12, and 19, and August 2, 9, 16, and 30]. But there is no last word because the woman has flicked an “ON” switch in our national psyche. Madonna is that baby wailing for constant attention in […]