Pop-Culture | Posted by Talia on 01/25/2011

Boycott “Monster”

misogyny in pop culture at its peak

misogyny in pop culture at its peak

When I first read this article on Experimentations of a Teenage Feminist, the first thing I said to myself was “good God.” It wasn’t a good “good God.” It was a BAD “good God.” A REALLY, REALLY, REALLY, HORRIFICALLY BAD “good God.”

Apparently, parts of Kanye West’s upcoming music video for the single “Monster” were leaked online. (I would like to point out that the album’s title is My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.) In the video, half-naked women are drugged or dead, hanging from chains, as West, Jay-Z, Rick Ross, and Bon Iver make sexual advances towards them. Nicki Minaj also makes an appearance in the video.

The lyrics of the song are pretty bad, too. Bon Iver asks, “Are you willing …

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Creative | Posted by Kate S on 01/8/2010


there was never a pat from dad
there only was a slap on the head
unconditional love that lasted a blowjob
a dollar bill measuring her worth

how many men does it take to crush a girl
millions could taint, hit, mutilate but
their most prized possession was under her teeth all along
at her mercy

she kills without shame
she pulls the trigger so defiantly
all the fuckery she swallowed
returns as a bullet through his head
so much anger but who can blame her

what a monster
what an ugly cocksucking monster

but who is the real monster?

the one that gives away everything for a living
or the one that takes away everything from the dying?

you shun and electrocute her but you’re just jealous for
you …

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Pop-Culture | Posted by Julie Z on 11/22/2009

Support Women Artists Sunday: Meg & Dia

Meg & Dia

Meg & Dia

Meg & Dia is an American band formed in 2004. It was founded by sisters Meg and Dia Frampton, and is now a five-piece act with additional members Nicholas Price, Jonathan Snyder and Carlo Gimenez.

Meg & Dia (also then known as The Meg & Dia Band) released its first album, Our Home Is Gone, in 2005. At the time, the band consisted of just the two Frampton sisters, and the album’s tracks were mostly acoustic songs. Meg and Dia, of Korean and American descent, are sisters from St. George, Utah, and are the founding members of the band. When they were children, Meg received a karaoke machine and Dia received a guitar as a Christmas gift. Dia began singing at local county fairs and retirement centers

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