Lindy West profile / ABC AUSTRALIA

See the original publication of this article at ABC News Australia. The past two months have been quieter than usual for Seattle-based feminist writer Lindy West. After a lot of deliberation, the 34-year-old long-time target for online abuse quit Twitter in early January.

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Interview with The Darkness / HYSTERIA

See the original publication of this article at Hysteria. “Evil” is always trending all over the place. Its latest perpetrator the ubiquitous threat of terrorism, which will surely end us all. But even with every two-bit Twitter pundit having their say, The Darkness bassist Frankie Poullain still seems like an unlikely arbiter – and yet […]

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Interview with Faith No More / TONE DEAF

See the original publication of this interview at Three-fifths of the world’s most accessibly weird rockers, Californian avant-garde-ish Faith No More, are milling in a spacious event room at a Sydney hotel. It’s the Friday morning before their headline set at Soundwave that weekend, and founding members Mike Bordin and Roddy Bottum and guitarist […]

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The rise of young, hypersexual femmes has feminism’s symbolically burnt panties in a new twist. Tense relations between conformity and empowerment are played out on a world stage where ubiquitous nudity is accompanied by the self-deluding assertion that choices can be made in a vacuum, isolated from the dictatorial sway of culture. Taylor Momsen, front […]

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