@voyou Full points to Aly & AJ for coming up with a song that lives up to the preposterous melodrama of the title https://snippets.voyou.org/post/622923038847123456/full-points-to-aly-aj-for-coming-up-with-a-song 23 Dec 20 Reply Retweet Favorite

What war?

The video for Untouchable shows Girls Aloud descending through the atmosphere producing bright contrails reminiscent of white phosphorous. When I thought, while watching the new Girls Aloud video, “I wasn’t expecting that white phosphorous imagery,” I filed it away as the sort of trivial and rather bad taste joke twitter is made for. But the more I thought about it, the more odd it seemed. Is it a kind of return of the repressed, the appearence, out of context, of the images of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars that don’t appear in the media? Read more↴