Women need to become literary criminals, break the literary laws and reinvent their own, because the established laws prevent women from presenting the reality of their lives.
I was amazed that women had such equal roles in punk rock. It's something young people completely take for granted today but it was such a big deal to see girls on stage with guys, playing instruments, not just as the singer, but playing guitar, drums, bass. And yet -- the incredible thing was how normal and natural it felt. I remembered, of course, The Runaways and Suzi Quatro and even Fanny before punk broke, but they were almost novelties. And of course there had been Karen Carpenter on drums and not forgetting that... [Lire la suite]