DISCLAIMER: post-google is still feverish from flu and had coffee / ate solid food for the first time in days this morning
since this is all over the internet and people are like "whoa." "omg" post google feels the need to briefly comment on the new lady gaga video bad romance
FILE UNDER: things that make you say "whoa" in the first decade of the 21st century. NOTE: Kylie Minogue-meets-blade-runner-(but a version of Blade Runner directed by... David Cronenberg or whoever did 'the Cell' and ripped off Matthew Barney ) garnished by people who didn"t make the cut for the next 007 movie and/or Dita von Teese myspace freakshow tryouts...
ALSO FILE UNDER: Why art can never compete with marketing, armies of make-up artists, lighting designers, choreographers, cgi guys, and whatever directors.
ALSO ALSO FILE UNDER: bald cat, hairless cat.
oh, and: mainstram American pop has finally officially become early-to-mid 90s eurorpean dance/rave culture.
oh, and and: seems like the weird is is also beiong pushed into the mainstream, ...then what- a normal backlash? Like: tennis and weezer?
the video was directed by Francis Lawrence who described it as a "futuristic version of a Russian bathhouse". hurm.
MORE TO COME as I watch this OVER AND OVER AND OVER...
MIN 4:40-ish there is a MILLA JOVOVICH thing going on, ...by that I mean 5th-element bandage-outfit-meets-Resident Evil.