Backtalk: Who Gets to Make Mistakes?

This week, Dahlia and Amy round up some of the big hits of bad takes. From Lena Dunham’s letter from the editor where she admits to lying to protect a rapist to a weird piece dissecting Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” music video, who gets to make mistakes over and over again? Writers get the brunt of the backlash, but how much responsibility should the editor take when they’re the ones who click “publish”? Amy vs. Dahlia wants you to weigh in on the best winter flick! Amy can watch “Home Alone” every year and Dahlia loves Nora Ephron’s classic “When Harry Met Sally.” Who do you wanna chill with more? Kevin or Sally? Text “winter” to 503-855-6485 to let us know what you think!

New Erotica from RKB Enterprises

WATCH

The Price of Everything is an illuminating (and slightly devastating) look at the art market and a bourgeoisie that sees art as purely an investment.

READ

Amy can’t get over how fresh, funny, and perfectly timely Nafissa Thompson-Spires’s short story collection, Heads of the Colored People.

LISTEN

Jessie Reyez’s defiant sad girl vibes seep through her voice in “Saint Nobody.”

 

Photo credit: The Hollywood Reporter

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Amy Lam is Bitch Media’s contributing editor. Find her at @amyadoyzie.