She sees the mouths of young girls gaping at her sister in arms, Kathleen Hanna. She sees the bewilderment. The bassist said chuckling that she, too, receives the stunned treatment from the club crowds. After enduring sexism from the media and general naysayers, Wilcox noted that putting that band to bed was a relief for her.
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Skip navigation! Everyone was offered hand-held masks shaped like the face of the eponymous Frank, a musician who wears a giant fake head at all times. He's got it rigged so he can sing from inside and he gets nourishment from a tube that he feeds up under the head. And, he even showers wearing the head covered in a big plastic bag. Strangely enough, one of the most handsome men on the planet plays Frank, which means the wicked white teeth of Michael Fassbender among his other assets are hidden from view for almost the entire movie. Fassbender and his costars Maggie Gyllenhaal and Domhnall Gleeson were good sports about the bright lights and endless riot of questions from reporters.
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The truth is is the perfect time for a riot grrrl resurgence. More than ever, we need bands who will stand against the establishment, who will shout and scream and make their presence felt and who will fight to force change for the better. But by being so vocal about their political views, the need for women to reclaim their space at shows and in society, and sparking a real revolution in punk and beyond, they opened doors for other women to do the same. They fought the battle to be accepted as a band on their own terms, making it easier for other women and people outside of the white male norm to come in and do what they wanted.
What if girls owned the world? Bikini Kill once wrote a song about that deeply utopian idea. I sat on a plastic chair and watched in disbelief.