on your work. Marilyn Monroe to, daft Punk. Louise Brooks, Paglia tells us, made landmark films of decadent eroticism! She isn't posing in a meat bikini to woo Nuts' one-handed readers, and why should she? The full article, behind the paywall, only underwrites the readers initial doubts. Perry is no more than a manic cyborg cheerleader; Taylor Swift is shot down for her cultivated blandness and mannequin posturing. Certainly not Madonna, Paglia's long-term crush, who has been playing the guitar onstage for the past 10 years but still looks cross-eyed with concentration every time she picks up a plectrum. Related: Pro Paglia: Lady Gaga is a Smug Diva who Exploits her Monsters and Gays. Was communicating by letter in the 18th century also mute, atrophied? Which Bonus Pippa Tip! Because she must not know any, I guess, she supposes the kids have abandoned body language in daily interactions.
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When was the last time a male musician was quizzed about his gender politics, or felt the need to pronounce publicly on fatherhood or equality? The woman who back in the day managed to win a flame war with Julie Burchill landed the odd decent punch below the belt (Poker Face, she said, perfectly describes Gaga's "frosty mug but Gaga remained undemolished as Paglia's critique missed the point. Now Camille Paglia has had enough. Paglia gives Gaga no credit for her prodigious work ethic, bizarrely suggesting that her constant touring is a way of avoiding "serious scrutiny". "How would a figure so calculated and artificial, so clinical and strangely antiseptic, so stripped of genuine eroticism have become the icon of her generation?" she asked.