San Fransico Giants pitcher Sam Coonrod created quite a stir in the baseball community after he didn’t kneel during the National Anthem for Black Lives Matter. Coonrod cited his strong Christian faith was the reason. “I meant no ill will by it,” he said. “I don’t think I’m better than anybody. I’m just a Christian. […]
Oh, Madonna. Is there any day that does not bring news of your efforts to adopt children or Kabbalah, news of your concerts’ set constructors being injured on the job, photos of your incredibly thin arms that prove you might or might not be anorexic, etc? Today’s news is a little less shocking than purported anorexia or on-set injuries or African adoptions: Madonna’s taking her writing career–previously manifested in a series of Kabbalah-inspired children’s books–andbranching out into journalism.
Madonna isn’t Jewish but during her study of Kabbalah, Jewish mysticism, she famously changed her name to
Stay tuned for an excerpt from Madonna’s essay, coming Friday.