After a few weeks of jumbo-sized Alphabet Soup columns, somewhat predictably, The Letter X is a short one. We’re a bit punk rock this week.
It’s hard to know where to begin with performance art. It can be such an everything and nothing sort of thing.
Trigger warning for racial slurs, photo of racial slur. Merely a week ago, I wrote this piece on why I participated in Slutwalk NYC. I talked about the different ambivalence’s and concerns that weighed heavy, giving me pause as to whether or not my own presence could add necessary perspectives to ongoing feminist dialogues.
Jessie J was recently quoted in an interview as saying Lady Gaga has “set the bar so high for everyone else. She’s made normal artists and music ‘boring’ which really bothers me. It pisses me off when people say Leona’s boring. No she’s not.” Whether or not Leona Lewis is boring is beside the point. […]