They’re “Hung Up” on her! Photo: Matteo Prandoni/


It was the Standard’s post-pandemic Pride Week party, with DJ sets by the Misshapes, Honey Dijon, Kaytranada, and disco god Eli Escobar, but by Thursday nighteverybody thought of it as a party for, by, and about Madonna. “God is Cuming,” Madonna had posted three days before; she was going to be there. Would she sing? Her faithful fans crowded outside the door of the Standard High Line, desperate, after months and months away, to cram maskless into elevators to go up to Boom Boom Room on the 18th floor. And truth be told, God seemed as exultant as any of the rest of us to finally get out of the house. “On a positive note,” she said when she finally appeared striding the bar in leather boots, sometime past 1 a.m. “This is the first time I’ve been to a fucking party with people.”

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