On Woodstock 99, Free Britney, & The Way Women Are Always Objects Under Capitalism28 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0“Progressive thought has long cast sexuality and pleasure as stand-ins for emancipation and liberation,” writes Katherine Angel in Tomorrow Sex Will Be Good Again: Women And Desire In The Age Of Conse...
The Vitality of Negative Criticism18 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 12 2I’m grateful to have woken up this morning on one of my first few days of bed rest to a Twitter discourse—one that particularly riles me up. Pitchfork posted their review of the beloved new Foxing rec...
Is There A Correct Way To Interview Someone With Allegations?09 Aug 2021 • 6 min read • 4 0We’ve seen this a million times, yet we’re surprised at each occurrence. There was The Guardian’s profile of Moby after Natalie Portman accused him of being a creep; there was Billboard’s profile of B...
The Music "Industry" Can Never Be Genuine04 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 6 4When I was talking to Julien Baker for MTV earlier this year, I asked her how it felt for her art to be commodified. It came up naturally; I’d asked her how her holidays were, and she told me she hate...
The Problem With Men In Power28 Jul 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0Every time another important figure gets called out for bad behavior, there’s a question of: How many people are we going to deplatform? This is not a one-dimensional question; it summons millions of ...
The Necessity of Non-Men in Angry Spaces, Or: The Irony of Men Dominating Angry Spaces23 Jul 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0Thot’s Thoughts is here. It is a newsletter by me (Danielle Chelosky) that reckons with misogyny, sexuality, and power dynamics within music and the scene that surrounds it. This first essay examines ...
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