This article is a little old but I just stumbled upon it and figured it would be worth spreading the good news. As you know, usually when any magazine makes a "greatest of" list, unless it has the word "female" or "women" in it, you won't see any women on that list. So, I applaud Venus Zine for doing this, showing that there are plenty of amazing female guitarists out there and that they often get left out of those "great" lists. Even today, many people don't think girls can play the guitar (this usually means they can't electric rock guitar, if it's acoustic sappy stuff, that's ok), and if they do, they are "all right for a girl." They can't do solos, or play as fast...blah....blah...blah. As if playing "fast" is the height of musically and creativity. Please. Whatever.
My most enticing Halloween costume ever was -- um, a sexy typewriter.
At the time, I had quite the vintage typewriter collection (verging on fetish), but I was moving on November 1 and had made the rather embarrassingly painful decision to not bring them with me. So I:
- typed up a few "quick brown foxes" and "Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their countrys" on a strip of paper and attached it to a pillbox-ish hat I made from cardboard along with some red typewriter ribbon;
- threw together a quickie bellhop ensemble (black short shorts, vest, fishnets);
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