Posts Tagged: Ellen Willis

Everybody’s Out of Town

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The Village Voice revisits Ellen Willis’s trip out of New York and into herself. Among other quips, Willis offers that “on a long bus trip, the different between a tolerable ride and a miserable ride is having two seats to yourself. Anyway there are a limited number of games you can play on a bus, and […]

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Ellen Willis Came Up with the Term Pro-Sex Feminism

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It seemed to me that most contemporary rock magazines were propagating an artless scorecard-genealogy version of criticism, treating music in isolation from other art, culture, and political realities. And I had certainly never read Bangs, whose irascible, rambling rock-crit from the 1970s many considered to be classic examples of the genre. I gave him a […]

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