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- Secret Machines Secret Machines
Known for their layered, creeping cacophony of self-loathing and sex appeal, the Secret Machines are back with their third record. The release is self-titled, so you know they want to get personal. These citified charmers will seduce you somewhere between the heaving drums, the deep vocals, and stunning guitar.
Who says women aren’t funny, indeed. Even the cover for the current issue of Vanity Fair (typically kind of a snoozefest, in our opinion) is funny, as Saturday Night Live‘s Amy Poehler gently cups Tina Fey’s breast. The inside photos feature even more hysterical ladies, like our fantasy best girlfriend, Amy Sedaris, Sarah Silverman, Chelsea Handler, and Jenna Fischer, all proving that, yes, women are effing hilarious and that there’s nothing sexier than a person who can make you laugh until you pee your pants. Check out some knee-slappin’ moments from behind the scenes of the momentous VF shoot, after the jump…
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Touchy subject, I know. Once a week I write a round-up for Jezebel, Gawker Media’s women’s site, about the misogyny that runs rampant on all of the web’s gossip blogs. A frequently targeted topic is the issue of rape. Some of the blogs I read regularly (mostly for Missdemeanors) make tongue-in-cheek, but still extremely offensive jokes about rape. Here’s a recent example from the blog What Would Tyler Durden Do?
“I read somewhere that the reason dudes rape girls is because they think the girl is really pretty. It’s basically a compliment.”
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