It probably says something about me that I missed Lady Gaga. But most importantly, it says something about all of us,  that exactly 24 hours after the release of the the video for her newest single, “Applause,” the internet is abuzz with articles intent on dissecting the various influences and styles featured in it.

Lady Gaga and subtlety may walk past each other in the hallway of the universe, but they have never once looked at at each other for longer than a microsecond, if that. So, to stand here and say that she has obviously been influenced by Mr. Bowie at his most bombastic and Warhol-esque “High Art” is actually kind of blah, because you know, that’s what Lady Gaga does. Continue Reading