"If you're on an island, stranded, and all you have is sticks and leaves and pineapples, you're gonna make a boat out of sticks and leaves and pineapples. I view glamour and celebrity life and these plastic assumptions as the pineapples. And I spend my career harvesting pineapples, and making pies and outfits and lipsticks that will free my fans from their stranded islands."
-- Lady Gaga -- who recently shot a MAC cosmetics campaign (above) with Cyndi Lauper -- speaking to super smart L.A. Times music critic Ann Powers.
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