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Why I Believe Conor Oberst’s Anonymous Rape Accuser

Why I Believe Conor Oberst's Anonymous Rape Accuser

The recent rape allegations against Conor Oberst of the band Bright Eyes hit really, uncomfortably close to home for me.

In the past few weeks, it’s come to light that an anonymous xoJane commenter confessed in a comment in a post thread that when she was 16, a decade ago, she had some inappropriate sexual contact with Oberst, who was in his mid-twenties at the time. The comments have since been deleted but a rape allegation was made; the commenter wrote that her husband had encouraged her to “out” Oberst as a means of empowerment. Keep reading »

Sweet Release: What’s In And Out The Week Of August 5th 2008

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  • Carla Bruni
  • Comme Si de Rien N’Etait
    Former model and current outspoken first lady of France Carla Bruni has released a record so sweet and simply sexy that you know she’s exactly the kind of classy slut she says she is. While you might not be able to pronounce the album title, you should definitely play Comme Si de Rien N’Etait at your next dinner party. (NOTE: The title means “as if nothing happened.” Translation courtesy of Megs, who got straight A’s in French class.) Keep reading »

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