Thursday, December 13, 2007

Yeah, I gotta problem wit dis

Madonna is being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; maybe it’s just me but I feel like inducting Madonna into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is like inducting Adam Sandler into The Football Hall of Fame for his role in “The Waterboy.”

Seriously? Madonna in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Madonna is to rock and roll what Hot Pockets are to fine dining. Maybe put her in the “We Are Going To Hell In A Hand Basket” Hall of Fame, but not the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Yes, I freely admit I do not like, nor have I ever liked Madonna. But I am not blind, I can see why some people do. Her ability to shock and re-market herself is just short of brilliant. She understands the changing and fickle pop tastes of the proletariate because she is so completely one of them no matter how much she forces the fake British accent on us.

But the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? The Stones? Elvis? Jimi? Eric? Janice? Put Madonna in the Schlock and Lull Hall of Feign, maybe.

But then again, just a while ago you could walk into the Hard Rock Casino lobby in Las Vegas and find the school girl outfit Britney Spears wore in "Oops, I Did It Again" displayed front and center, so . . .