Monday, September 14, 2009

Pink singing on a trapeze--proof if it were needed that there is no real difference between pop 2009 and Siegfried & Roy

See also: Lady Gaga, the Danny La Rue of simulation pop

Fitting that VMA should be book-ended with tributes to MJ, because all the dazzling razzmatazz, the cast-of-scores choreography and stunts--that really is his legacy, pop's final transition to an audiovisual entertainment... pure spectacle