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Where in the World is Lady Gaga’s Meat Dress?

Anthony Reale, Topiary By Day

January 28, 2017

Lady Gaga shocked the world seven years ago when she wore a dress entirely made of meat to the MTV Video Music Awards. Since then, Gaga has shifted to a definitely more textile-based fashion, but reporters at The Wire wondered what happened to the meat dress. After repeated calls to Gaga’s publicist...

2012 Grammys bring mixed bag of nominees

Alex Hagen

February 9, 2012

On Sunday, Feb. 12, the 54th Grammy Awards, which annually honor the best of the music industry, will be presented at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. This year, Kanye West leads the pack of nominees with seven nominations, including Song of the Year for "All of the Lights," a standout track from...

ASWC has beef with meat dress, rejects appeal

Graphic by Huang


December 8, 2011

On Sunday, Dec. 4, ASWC Senate heard an appeal from junior Clare Spatola-Knoll, whose request to the Finance Committee for $450 to recreate Lady Gaga's infamous meat dress with prosciutto and wire had been initially denied. The refusal prompted Spatola-Knoll to rework the proposal and appeal for $100....

DJ White Shadow talks sacrifice, self-destruction, working with Lady Gaga

DJ White Shadow talks sacrifice, self-destruction, working with Lady Gaga


September 15, 2011

Bass pulsed through the arid earth. On Saturday, Sept. 10, IDentity Festival turned The Gorge Amphitheatre into a giant subwoofer, the scenic sweep of cliffs vibrating with sonic power. A sea of tie-dye shirts, glistening skin splattered in neon paint, and girls in fishnets and furry backpacks engu...

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