“Nothing Compares” And A Culture That Cancelled Sinead O’Connor

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The new documentary “Nothing Compares” opens up with Sinead O’Connor being both cheered and booed at Bob Dylan’s 30th-anniversary concert. Looking back on her rise and fall from pop stardom, it’s hard not to see that as a metaphor for her life and career — an icon enraptured in both adoration and ire.

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Joshua Adams is a journalist from Chicago. UVA & USC. Taught media and communication at DePaul & Salem State. Twitter: @ProfJoshuaA

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