Mononym Mythology

Mononym Mythology

Nov
17
Adam Nayman Talks David Fincher’s Adman Past (And Present)

Adam Nayman Talks David Fincher’s Adman Past (And Present)

A conversation with the author about his new book, “David Fincher: Mind Games”
34 min read
Aug
31
When MTV Lost the Upper Hand

When MTV Lost the Upper Hand

The 2011 VMAs seem to have marked the last breath of… something
12 min read
Aug
27
When MTV Took Over Times Square

When MTV Took Over Times Square

On the curious time capsule that was the MTV photobooth
10 min read
Aug
23
When MTV Was Still Finding Its Footing

When MTV Was Still Finding Its Footing

As it turns 40, here's a look at the network's post-launch but pre-explosion period
10 min read
Jul
31
Casci Ritchie on Telling the Story of Prince Through His Clothes

Casci Ritchie on Telling the Story of Prince Through His Clothes

An interview with the author about her new book, “On His Royal Badness: The Life and Legacy of Prince’s Fashion”
17 min read
Jul
02
AMA no. 2

AMA no. 2

First birthday edition
16 min read
May
31
Madonna v. Metro Toronto Police

Madonna v. Metro Toronto Police

Torontonians past and present talk “Truth or Dare” and the night of May 29, 1990
14 min read
Apr
02
March Postmortem

March Postmortem

Solange! Satan! Substack!
10 min read
Feb
17
Jonas Åkerlund Talks 10 Years of Britney's 'Hold It Against Me'

Jonas Åkerlund Talks 10 Years of Britney's 'Hold It Against Me'

"She was at that place where she had a lot to say about her situation."
14 min read
Feb
14
Beyoncé, Taylor, and the Art of Planting Seeds

Beyoncé, Taylor, and the Art of Planting Seeds

What can "Life Is But a Dream" (2013) tell us about "Miss Americana" (2020) a year after the latter's release?
17 min read