“Male artists sometimes use violence against women as a prop for ostensibly lamentable ‘realism,’ when the real point is a patina of (masculine!) ‘authenticity.’ If that makes sense.”
"Transfer student Frank Underwood charms his way into the gang’s good graces with his southern drawl and folksy witticisms. Jessie is so taken with him that she readily accepts an invitation to hang out at his place and discuss her upcoming campaign for student body president. Excusing himself to use the bathroom, Frank leaves Jessie alone in the kitchen with his dad’s espresso machine. An hour later, Jessie arrives at The Max for an interview with the Bayside Breeze. Her teeth-grinding, knee-bouncing, and repeated mention of ‘a nasty case of the mud butt’ prompt the reporter to ask if she’s back on caffeine. The ensuing scandal leaves Jessie’s campaign in tatters, and Frank uses the opportunity to get himself elected.”
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"Franco’s poems will live on as a punching bag for less-famous poets everywhere. After all, we complained about Jewel’s poetry for more than a decade.”