Friday, December 02, 2005

And This Is What Momus Thinks About Pissis



Momus comments pissis here:


"In the double bind of the Virgin-Whore complex, women are supposed to be more pure than men – sugar and spice and all things nice. Yet when they fail to achieve this artificially high standard—especially when young, or drunk, or on the make—they're accused and castigated out of all proportion to their sins, which are usually no worse than the sins of anyone young, drunk or on the make ... The term pissis ... reminds me of Picasso's series of paintings of pisseuses (picked up by Serge Gainsbourg in his song 'Five Easy Pisseuses')..."