Amazingly, this week’s Popbitch email includes something that isn’t just nicked from a month-old Holy Moly mailout.
Even more astonishing is that it expresses a sentiment I completely agree with.
The Gaga hype was boring a year ago, now it’s just annoying. Dressing in meat isn’t ground-breaking. Putting horns on your face isn’t edgy. Boasting about drug use isn’t a good idea (especially when your fans are kids). Stealing songs from Madonna is really, really thick – have you seen the binman arms on that woman? She will Fuck. You. Up.
Gaga is a parasitical monster who relies almost entirely on calculated shock value and aligning herself with the marginalised and misunderstood who she then gleefully manipulates.
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