Sunday, October 01, 2006

Noted without Comment: Flavor of Love

So if Madonna has taught two generations of young girls that if a woman prostitutes herself (as opposed to a man pimping her) then that is really empowerment (and maybe it is), then what are we to make of Flava Flav, samboing himself on this trainwreck of a TV show? Here's the trick with self exploitation though: as Madonna made millions, her boss made billions. And maybe, just maybe each generation gets the Steppin Fetchit it deserves. So who is exploiting who?