Today's horoscope told me that if I want a life of riches I should stop being a "player hater." Confused by this implication, I decided to do a little soul searching in order to figure out just what player I hated. While the answer may be obvious to those close to me, it took me a while to come up with the one person--or player--that I strongly dislike more than any other: Madonna. It didn't help that just today I read that her husband had cut her cameo appearance completely out of his next film, Revolver. And that despite her best efforts and her obvious pull, her latest documentary has been deemed too poor to merit a showing at Cannes. This all was headed to a "breaking news" post at SoT when I recalled the advice of my horoscope.
Then I remembered a meme that I spotted a few days ago. The instructions were to take some song lyrics and, using Google's Language Tools, translate the lyrics from English to French then to German then back to English. That's when I decided to come to terms with my Madonna loathing. I would take a few of her songs and give them the meme treatment. After all, isn't that the ultimate sign of respect? The results are mixed, with the lyrics for both songs barely recognizable after the translations. Truth (or dare) be known, though, these were barely recognizable as lyrics to begin with: