‘Baby it’s cold outside‘ is one of my fave Christmas songs. Perhaps this is why, until 2018, I had no idea of its problematic connotations. Critics are arguing that the song normalises rape culture. I completely disagreed the first time I heard this theory, but after a few more listens, you can’t unhear lines like … More ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ and other problematic things I love
Cast your mind back. It’s 2008. Fall Out Boy and My Chemical Romance are topping the charts. Everyone’s sporting studded belts, dyeing their hair black, and wearing eyeliner. If you listen carefully you can hear an echo of “it’s NOT just a phase mum!” from all over the country. You go to the PC and … More Is Trap This Generation’s Emo?