Axiom: Recklessly broad generalisations lead to arseholery.
My favourite of the current crop of “replacing movie weapon with selfie-stick” memes – Conan selfie!
Whatever it was that sets artists apart, Amy Winehouse had it. The fact that she “lost it” meant little.
So when you see our middle fingers up in all of our pictures, now you know the motivation. It’s all we can do to stop images of a newborn baby from being printed without our consent. Can you imagine a world where they would blur out our middle finger to protect a “consumer” over blurring out an innocent child to protect their integrity and privacy?
This is a repost: first published March 30, 2006 as Hepburn and Mephistopheles (before I’d got into the Friday Hoyden habit). I’ve taken this opportunity to correct my original misspelling of her given name, and I’m very happy that the website I snarked on then still exists for you to … enjoy.