Rape Fatigue and You: When There's Just No Anger Left

Since around 2pm on Monday, I've felt like a contestant on a sadistic Japanese game show, donning an American flag bikini and a blindfold, covered in glue and standing in a phone booth, trying to catch dollar bills with my flailing arms as an industrial strength blower propels cash around me at high speeds. But instead … » 8/22/12 11:45am 8/22/12 11:45am

Superstar: A Cautionary Tale Of A Pop Star And Her Controlling Parents


Fame in the music industry tends to fuck people up, big time. Especially when it happens to a young person whose own family members have a vested interest in his or her success. Britney Spears, of course, is just the latest example. (See also: Jackson, Michael). For much of her life, every aspect of the singer's… » 1/07/08 7:30pm 1/07/08 7:30pm