This section covers the real meat of Cher scholarship: ruminating on Cher stuff. And more and more categories keep cropping up as time goes by, which is what makes this particular celebrity so endlessly interesting. There is a vast array of things to dissect and so much is a study in categorization. For a novice, it may seem daunting.
Cher 101: Cher sounds — Cher has recorded over 30 studio albums stretching over five decades, a fact that is making it harder and harder for her former critics to keep dismissing her as a bona fide musical presence. This section covers each album and live release.
Cher 102: Cher films — Although more spartan than her musical output, Cher's movies usually do well at the box-office and garnish critical accolades for her performances. This section covers all her lead and supporting roles.
Cher 103: Cher TV — Cher dominated television in the 1970s. This section gives a quick overview of her three major television shows. Coming soon, more discussion on each show and its influence on pop culture and more about the television specials. Costumery plays a part in this category as well as many other categories.
Cher 201: Cher dolls — Due to their collectibility, Cher dolls are toys that deserve a category unto themselves. Review the dolls from the 70s and get an overview of the latest dolls. Doll costumery also plays a role in this category. And Cher doll outfits are another rabbit hole to fall into.
Cher 202: Cher toys — Mego Corp. produced other Cher toys in the 70s. Get an overview of the best.
Cher 301: Cher beauty — In the 1980s and 90s, Cher was all about fitness and beauty products and pleasant Gothic home decor. Take a tour here with a sampling of the books, videos, infomercials and the Sanctuary catalog.
Cher 302: Cher's tabloid life — The pollution of celebrity life, tabloid stories are their own underground Cher product. Cher's biography has tended to live mostly in the tabloid-osphere since the early 1970s.
Cher 303: Cher live — Cher live and in person: concert reviews and in-store appearances. Wow. There's a real person behind all this. Who knew?
Cher 401: Cherities — Not very well publicized, but Cher gives back. Peruse the list of Cherities. You may be inspired to contribute.
Cher 501: Cher photographs — The Cher image proselyted in various forms. Part of this category also includes that floating Cher element of costumery.
Cher 601: Cher books — Reviews of books by and about Cher.