September 21st, 2014. Brooklyn Bridge Park. (by jaclynsovern)
Graham Dean - Close-Up Kiss, watercolor on paper, 1988
You’ll need more than bullets if you’re going to make it out alive.
de Corte, Josse. The Queen of Heaven Expelling the Plague. 1670.
The thing that kills me about “Ur So Gay” is that Katy isn’t singing about a boyfriend who actually turned out to be gay. She’s using “gay” as an insult, because the guy was effeminate, not conforming to her expected gender roles. She shames him for being thin and wearing makeup.
In the opening line of the song she says he should kill himself.
But, you know, baby you’re a firework or whatever.
Near Mount Herbert, Western Australia, Australia: Colourful Continent, Irene and Michael Morcombe 1975