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Wish we could end the misogyny of

2011-04-21 00:11:10.616541+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Wish we could end the misogyny of dismissing Lada Gaga (& Madonna, etc) as "manufactured", as if they had no agency in their own success.

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#Comment Re: made: 2011-04-21 11:31:15.137631+00 by: meuon [edit history]

while i am impressed with lada gagas wardrobe (straight from the fetish scene) i dont fathom the depth of her success. But it is really a who cares...

#Comment Re: made: 2011-04-21 16:00:11.342094+00 by: other_todd

Well, now, hang on a second, Dan - I think I can deride them as thoroughly manufactured without implying they had no agency in that. I think Lady Gaga has done all her her own manufacturing, for sure - all of her bizarre attention-seeking seems to be of her own devising - but she is no less an artificial creature for being entirely of her own artifice.

Or, shorter version: Being an empty construct doesn't automatically imply the existence of a puppeteer.