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January 4, 2021 81 min
How long have we been judging Lolita by its cover? To be fair, they're not much help. This week, Jamie guides you through a crash course on Lolita/nymphet aesthetics -- when we say 'Lolita,' what are we really talking about? We take a look at the visual legacy of Lolita's book covers, persistence in advertising and how misreads of the text have been haunting pop music for generations. Join our Discord: https://t.co/swAI8a6axO?amp=1  Playlist of Music Discussed in today's episode: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5wRWB0GKjMapop7HLeWA4Z?si=ax1y7kR4TMyuy7WR-D17HQ Ms. Lola's "we need to talk about Lolita": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPANXxV1iFo&t=2975s Dakota Fanning in the 'Oh Lola!' https://www.businessinsider.com/dakota-fanning-marc-jacobs-lolita-daily-mail-2011-6 Lolita Lempicka with Elle Fanning, 2012: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNmE9bCz-Cw Love's Baby Soft: https://piimages.parfumo.de/9/6/10980_594cdc64d8d8c6e819dc7043c8dab1f6_love_s_baby_soft.jpg Bradley Cooper and Suki Waterhouse Daily Mail story: www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2403281/Bradley-Cooper-38-reads-Lolita-Suki-Waterhouse-21-sprawls-Parisian-park.html Lolicon: https://scholarsbank.uoregon.edu/xmlui/handle/1794/25434 Nerdymixedpan TikTok about Lolita, Lolicon and Lolita fashion: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMJGPHvV5/ Lolita: Story of a Cover Girl: https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Lolita-The-Story-of-a-Cover-Girl/John-Bertram/9781440329883 Moi, Lolita music video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QpbHdIrtpNo "Men Explain Fiona Apple to Me": https://www.nylon.com/fiona-apple Rolling Stone: Britney Spears 1999 profile: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/britney-spears-teen-queen-rolling-stones-1999-cover-story-254871/ Rolling Stone Reflecting on this profile, 2011: https://oneweekoneband.tumblr.com/post/70792509009/spears-and-lachapelle-both-say-they-knew-the-photo Dave LaChapelle's celebrity photography: https://www.artsy.net/artwork/david-lachapelle-paris-hilton-grandma-hiltons-house "Surviving R. Kelly" Full Series: https://www.netflix.com/title/81069393  "Why Has R. Kelly Been in Jail for the Past Year?" 8/2020: https://www.billboard.com/articles/business/legal-and-management/9430230/r-kelly-why-in-jail-for-year#:~:text=The%20singer%20was%20re%2Darrested,that%20included%20kidnapping%2C%20forced%20labor%2C R. Kelly: The History of Allegations Against Him 8/2020: https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-40635526 Surviving R. Kelly': Threats and New Abuse Details: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/02/arts/television/surviving-r-kelly-2.html R. Kelly Girlfriend Joycelyn Savage Speaks Out, Saying She is a 'Victim': https://variety.com/2019/music/news/r-kelly-joycelyn-savage-speaks-out-victim-1203414308/ The True Story of R. Kelly and Aaliyah's Relationship: https://www.biography.com/news/aaliyah-r-kelly-relationship-true-story R. Kelly Paid Bribe So That He Could marry 15-Year-Old Aaliyah, Government Alleges: https://www.npr.org/2019/12/05/785356513/r-kelly-bribed-official-to-marry-15-year-old-aaliyah-government-alleges Why Lana Del Rey Is Under Fire for Her Most Recent Comments About Women in Music: https://www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/art-books-music/a32627332/lana-del-rey-number-one-controversy/ Lana Del Rey's White Fragility Contextualized Within the United States' Anti-Blackness: https://thecovenmag.com/lol/lana Lana, don't use Black women to make your point.: https://medium.com/@jiananicole/lana-dont-use-black-women-to-prove-your-point-1590db61f52a Lana Del Rey Has Lana Del LOST IT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEDAjw9Ljrw Lana Del Rey / Die Zeit Interview: https://unlovedmarmot.tumblr.com/post/104174687405/lana-del-rey-i-dont-play-the-role-of-a-lolita/amp Lana Del Rey The Fader Interview 2014: https://www.thefader.com/2014/06/04/cover-story-lana-del-rey-is-anyone-she-wants-to-behttps://www.thefader.com/2014/06/04/cover-story-lana-del-rey-is-anyone-she-wants-to-be Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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