According to popular myth, a young Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta wrote in her Convent of the Sacred Heart high school yearbook that her career goal was to perform at Madison Square Garden. Last night, it happened, as Germanotta–who grew up to become Lady Gaga–took the stage at MSG for the first of three sold-out concerts at the venue this week (the second is tonight; the third, Friday). The trending topic #madisonsquaregaga pretty much immediately broke Twitter; meanwhile it was total pandemonium in the streets up in midtown, as little monsters and those who hate little monsters anxiously commingled. Want to know how to survive the next two shows? Read on.
Being Terry Richardson always helps.