Where are the newsworthy cocks?

The title of this post comes from a super awesome song! Edgy singer Amanda Palmer wrote Dear Daily Mailwhen the British tabloid created a write up about her appearance at the Glastonbury Festivals. Instead of a review about Palmer’s performance, the piece made fun of her boob slip.

“I was doing a number of things on that stage up to and including singing songs,” the lyrics go. “But you chose to ignore that and instead you published a feature review of my boob.”

The song also talks about the double standard when it comes to the media’s attention and fetishization of male and female bodies:

“You misogynist pile of twats,
I’m tired of these baby bumps, vadge flashes, muffintops,
Where are the newsworthy cocks?”

“If Iggy or Jagger or Bowie go topless the news barely causes a ripple,
Blah blah blah feminist blah blah blah gender shit blah blah blah,
Oh my god, nipple!”

Palmer showed us that comedy can be a potent weapon that feminists can use. It shows our wit, it entertains, but it can also make a good goddamn point!

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