Michelle Obama's Election Night Dress: Germaine Greer Just Doesn't Get It

I am not a fashion critic because my fashion sense is pretty well limited to "Ooh, pretty!", or "Ooh, shiny!" or that unsubtle sucking of air in between my teeth that means an otherwise attractive person has chosen something that emphasizes his or her flaws. In my opinion, Michelle Obama's election-night dress was… »11/17/08 1:00pm11/17/08 1:00pm

Germaine Greer Pissed At Playwright • Playboy Meets The Olive Garden

Germaine Greer calls a female playwright an "insane reactionary" after she wrote a play loosely based on Greer being held hostage by a teen. • An Alaskan prison is home to America's only all-female prison orchestra. • Tempest Storm, a self-described "classy" 80-year-old stripper, says she isn't giving up her vocation… »7/14/08 5:30pm7/14/08 5:30pm

Germaine Greer; Glamour Editor: Miley Cyrus Hubbub Is Hypocritical

Media folks continue to weigh in on the semi-racy photographs of Miley Cyrus, and while they make different, though mostly salient points, almost all the writers agree on one thing: Disney is a big fat hypocrite. Writer/feminist Germaine Greer points out that teen girls have been sexualized for eons. "In western art… »4/30/08 2:40pm4/30/08 2:40pm

Hillary Clinton's Crying Still Hot Topic Among Hot-Under-The Collar Critics

Hillary Clinton's now infamous "cry" happened a full three days ago, and yet media pundits, particularly the female ones, are still chiming in. First up is Germaine Greer in the Guardian. The Australian rabblerouser/feminist, (seen at left), doesn't think Hillary's "tears" were genuine at all and goes on to say that… »1/10/08 2:30pm1/10/08 2:30pm

It's Ok To Love Led Zeppelin Even Though They Made A Groupie Stick Fish You-Know-Where

I always wanted to be the kind of girl who discovered Led Zeppelin on her own and taught herself Jimmy Page-ish guitar riffs instead of studying for algebra. Unfortunately I was studying for algebra, and so learned about the Zep through my high school crush. As a result I always thought of them as a guy band, even… »12/10/07 5:30pm12/10/07 5:30pm