Wear the most ridiculous outfits you can possibly find.
Supplement them with various, equally absurd wigs.
Write catchy songs Eric Cartman can sing covers of.
Get people to think you might be a hermaphrodite.
While unconventional, this formula for success has worked wonders for Lady Gaga, who has become one of the biggest stars in all of music this year.
Every day brings a new series of quotes you couldn't make up and/or outfits you would normally find in the tranny scarecrow chic aisle at Target.
Still, somehow it works, because it's her. Case in point ...
Lady Gaga in New York preparing for an interview with MTV.
Think that's her real hair? Hard to say, right? It goes without saying that we are already awaiting tomorrow's outfit. She's got us hooked, we admit it.
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[Photos: Fame Pictures]