Tag: Terry Lewis

  • The Wan Confessions of Usher

    This generation’s celebrities are terrible at reclaiming their stories. Vows to fight back against gossip outlets and the bloodthirsty public result in tell-alls that tell little, on-camera sniveling about the perils of being on camera (see authorized documentaries of Paris Hilton or Britney Spears), and harrowing continuations of the cycle of abuse (Tila “O.M.G. of […]

  • Special Sauce

    “It’s my belief,” Janet Jackson says at the beginning of her (choose one: terrific, slammin’, dope, flawless) new album, “that we all have the need to feel special, and it’s this need that can bring out the best in us and yet the worst in us.” Though the tone is stiffly professorial–teach, Janet, teach–there’s still […]