A closer look at the Lady Gaga/Beyoncé video—its origin story, its influences, its themes, and its legacy—on its 10th birthday

“I hate ‘Telephone.’ Is that terrible to say? It’s the song I have the most difficult time listening to.”

“Because it was offered to Britney first?”

“Well that’s not exactly…

Sydney Urbanek

Culture writer and (actual) music video scholar with a potentially unhealthy interest in the lives and art of pop divas

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