Posts Tagged: Pussy Riot
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But What About Pussy Riot's Music, Man?

"Victims of state persecution, ambassadors for day-glo knitwear and wank fodder for beardy liberals the world over, the members of Pussy Riot have been filling both prison cells and column inches since 2012. In the process, they’ve also become one of the most famous bands on the planet. But let me ask you this – have you ever actually heard any of their music? And crucially, is it any good?" [Via]

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New York Mayor Forced To Declare That He's Never Had Sex With A Man

"At 10 a.m., Mayor de Blasio donates blood. He’s hoping you do, too, as supplies are running low. Here’s how.

After his post-bloodletting cookie, the mayor makes an announcement at noon, then receives former members of Pussy Riot at City Hall in the evening."

Being mayor is clearly weird enough. But then you also have to admit that you meet the criteria to donate blood? Very personal! Anyway, you should give blood too, if you can. I'll just be over here, enjoying all my blood. (video via)

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At Least Pussy Riot Won the West

What with Chloe Sevigny reading from the Pussy Riot closing statements tonight and a demonstration in New York's Times Square this afternoon, maybe it’s no big deal that several dozen people assembled outside the Russian Embassy for a Free Pussy Riot rally in Washington, D.C. the other day. Congress is on recess and it was an August Friday afternoon: perfect conditions for checking out of the office to check out an Amnesty International event. Glover Park is far from everything, but between Russian diplomats and fussy residents, someone in the neighborhood was bound to take umbrage with so many signs reading “pussy.” What could go wrong? Maybe something!

The rally [...]