Tag Archives: Became

Buzz to the Future: 19 Classic South by Southwest Sets Before Artists Became Stars

March is here, which means it’s time for the return of South by Southwest, the annual media bacchanal that temporarily turns Austin into the center of the entertainment universe. The conference has evolved into a far bigger, far more #branded event than it was during its inaugural year in 1987, but one thing remain the

The Fame: How Lady Gaga Became Pop’s Self-Made Superstar

In one of the first shots of the 2017 documentary Gaga: Five Foot Two, Lady Gaga is wearing sweatpants. There’s nothing revolutionary about sweatpants, of course — nothing shocking or provocative — and nobody would be surprised that Lady Gaga was filmed wearing sweatpants in 2017, except perhaps Lady Gaga in 2008. By the time

How Adam Sandler’s The Wedding Singer Became the Ultimate Love Letter to the ‘80s

“I call it the ‘Every Other Decade Theory,’” Marissa Ribisi’s Dazed and Confused character, Cynthia, tells Pink, Jodi, and Kaye at the film’s beer bust. “The ‘50s were boring. The ‘60s rocked. The ‘70s, my god, they obviously suck. So, maybe the ‘80s will be like, radical.” The line always gets a chuckle. Part of