It had better fucking come with a CB radio!
If anything was going to get Burt to remember her login, it was the Bandit.
I fucking love it. If I had spare cash and the ability to grow a worthy mustache, I would surely park this in my driveway.
About time my work gets the respect it deserves.
Archer would approve... lol.
He is a national treasure.
Memoirs are difficult. That’s why you should label obvious fiction fiction.
I’m wondering what your ‘friend’ thinks of books by people like John McCain, that describe their ordeals being tortured, somehow I think he calls those people heroes and doesn’t question their profiting of their history.
My thoughts exactly. A totally conscious decision to include a comments board. I also think there is something interesting about publishing to the Internet and the idea of consent. Just because something is on the Internet, do we think we have some right to it? Even if the video is vulnerable and “not even encrypted”… Read more
When did she claim spokesperson title? All experiences and people are not the same. Are victim’s that act like you the only real ones?
It is fascinating. And I think even talking about whether the piece itself is “good” or not is kind of a red herring, since it seems to be—deliberately—all about the reaction.
Obviously a woman making a video is silly, but Nabokov writing about fucking a teenager is ART.
I find it strange and alarming that so many people who might approach a fairly inscrutable piece of literature with a sense of inquisitiveness—willing to analyze it and think critically about it and explore the possible meanings—are dismissing this art piece out of hand as silly, worthless, stupid, self-promotion,… Read more
Yes. I’m even kind of surprised (though I probably shouldn’t be) at all the “this is dumb” responses that this is getting even here, on Jezebel.
Yup. I think the way it’s distributed is also key. She didn’t announce it; people are finding their way to it through links posted by friends or (now) through media coverage, the same way that people learn about (and maybe gawk at) sexual assault accusations.
I think what is interesting about this internet installation (or whatever) is that it forcibly blurs the distinctions between the private space of artistic experience and the public realities of political expression. Everyone recognized that Carry That Weight was inherently political and social in nature — it aimed at… Read more