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Rebecca "Burt" Rose
burtreynoldsismyspiritguide1
Mar 28 2016
4

I fucking love it. If I had spare cash and the ability to grow a worthy mustache, I would surely park this in my driveway.

Jun 8 2015
6

Memoirs are difficult. That’s why you should label obvious fiction fiction.

Jun 5 2015
1

I’m wondering what your ‘friend’ thinks of books by people like John McCain, that describe their ordeals being tortured, somehow I think he calls those people heroes and doesn’t question their profiting of their history.

Jun 5 2015
2

My thoughts exactly. A totally conscious decision to include a comments board. I also think there is something interesting about publishing to the Internet and the idea of consent. Just because something is on the Internet, do we think we have some right to it? Even if the video is vulnerable and “not even encrypted” Read more

Jun 5 2015
5

When did she claim spokesperson title? All experiences and people are not the same. Are victim’s that act like you the only real ones?

Jun 5 2015
10

It is fascinating. And I think even talking about whether the piece itself is “good” or not is kind of a red herring, since it seems to be—deliberately—all about the reaction.

Jun 5 2015
85

Obviously a woman making a video is silly, but Nabokov writing about fucking a teenager is ART.

Jun 5 2015
88

I find it strange and alarming that so many people who might approach a fairly inscrutable piece of literature with a sense of inquisitiveness—willing to analyze it and think critically about it and explore the possible meanings—are dismissing this art piece out of hand as silly, worthless, stupid, self-promotion, Read more

Jun 5 2015
8

Yes. I’m even kind of surprised (though I probably shouldn’t be) at all the “this is dumb” responses that this is getting even here, on Jezebel.

Jun 5 2015
13

The user comments on the piece really got to me, too. I hated reading them, but, to me, those comments were the most instructive thing about this whole exercise. In particular, you mentioned the (many) commenters who felt “a real rape victim wouldn’t do this.” This was a nasty reminder of the way society both Read more

Jun 5 2015
32

Yup. I think the way it’s distributed is also key. She didn’t announce it; people are finding their way to it through links posted by friends or (now) through media coverage, the same way that people learn about (and maybe gawk at) sexual assault accusations.