Not Exactly A Triumph of Prognostication

“Cyndi Lauper will be around for a long time,” says Paul Grein, an editor at Billboard. “Madonna will be out of the business in six months. Her image has completely overshadowed her music.”

From Time Magazine, March 4, 1985.

(Hat tip to Paul Krugman, of all people, for digging the story out of Time’s archives.)