I’d just posted to Twitter’s #Fridayreads about a book titled MONSTER LOYALTY: HOW LADY GAGA TURNS FOLLOWERS INTO FANATICS by Jackie Huba.
Okay, the word “fanatics” suggests unpleasantness, but the word “fan” derives from it. We all are “fans” of a musician, an author, a sports team, chocolate.
Gaga’s fans absolutely love her, and she loves them in return. Her sincerity pulses in a current between her and her “Little Monsters,” in ways Huba describes in much of her book.
I admit, before I read the book, I only saw the tip of the iceberg that’s Lady Gaga: her music, her art, and her legacy — namely the Born This Way Foundation — to promote kindness.
Anyway, right after I posted my #fridayreads entry about Huba’s book, I saw this video Tweet from “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda: