In the film clip for her new single “Crazy” Ricki-Lee Coulter writhes on a stretcher wearing nothing but the cut-outs of a straight jacket, complete with buckles and messed up hair.


She takes only seconds to sexualise the concept of mental illness and glamorise female submissiveness. Unless of course I missed some deep artistic sentiment of Ricki-Lee being chained by the neck to the floor of a hospital ward panting: “go crazy, go crazy.”

If any other illness were used in this way it would be scandalous. Imagine if she was draped over a wheelchair or gyrating against chemotherapy equipment? Nobody would stand for it.

But the video has had 51,000 views on YouTube and only 107 dislikes.

In a behind the scenes video of “Crazy” Ricki-Lee says: “I thought why not do a play on the word crazy and do it in an asylum and act out a little crazy.” She goes on to smile at the camera pulling at her costume saying “this is my patient outfit!”

Most music videos involve taking a concept and warping it into something they can market to the masses. But using mental illness as visual porn to add drama to pop songs is cheap.

It’s not even an original idea. Rihanna’s done it, so has Britney. Lady Gaga’s entire ‘Marry The Night’ video was based on her escape from an institution. I can handle scantily clad singers marching across my screen, I’ve never known any different. What I can’t fathom is how producers can let mental illness be portrayed in such a stigmatising fashion.

In Australia one in five of us will experience a mental illness during our lives. Sure it may not warrant treatment in a psychiatric ward,but it will require speaking to someone and reaching out to get help.

How are people supposed to do that if they keep seeing mental illness as a primitive freak show? It’s not fledgling pop star’s jobs to educate people on these issues, but some responsibility needs to be taken for what’s being portrayed.

Maybe submissiveness is having a moment right now thanks to 50 Shades Of Grey, but Ricki-Lee has just signed a campaign with Covergirl. She’s supposed to be a fresh-faced role model, not a helpless sex fiend in bondage.

Unless there is a truly artistic and tasteful interpretation of mental illness that inspires courage and understanding, rather than frenzy and restraining devices, I don’t see why B-grade artists like Ricki-Lee have to go there.

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    • Rossco says:

      07:41am | 15/08/12

      Ever since Ricki Lee lost weight she just looks like another terrible skinny try hard singer.

    • Mahhrat says:

      07:45am | 15/08/12

      “How are people supposed to do that if they keep seeing mental illness as a primitive freak show?”

      First, that’s your opinion.  It’s not more valid than Ricki’s because you’re on a soapbox.

      “It’s not fledgling pop star’s jobs to educate people on these issues, but some responsibility needs to be taken for what’s being portrayed.”

      Agreed.  Have you spoken to Ricki’s management about it, or just written in and complained?

      Why not take some responsibility and approach the situation properly, by engaging Ricki in some discourse about the effects her machinations may have on particularly young people, rather than just going hell for leather on a damn blog?

      Look, I get what you’re saying and I agree with most of it, but you’re using the old “make everyone feel guilty” formula.  You know what?  I’m tired of feeling guilty for whatever imperfection you think I suffer from, and I get the feeling I’m not alone in that. 

      We’ve been told we’re not good enough by religions, by governments and now by you.  You all seem to use that guilt to build power to your own ends - which frequently end up not really being for the good of whatever cause you’re championing anyway!

      What a surprise; humans are individualistic, morally vulnerable creatures who, with a few notable exceptions, don’t handle power very well.

      I for one am tired of it.  My family has a long history with mental health facilities.  I know what it’s like to have family members try to end their own lives.  It’s not at all cool.  Ricki Lee is inconsiderate to those, but I don’t expect her to be considerate - I expect her to appeal to young people and sell albums through an appeal to their sense of self.

      I’m often seen as left of centre on issues, but I understand the need for balance.  If you want a more sensitive portrayal, you need to work with the people putting out these messages, not against them.

    • Carbondogg says:

      07:46am | 15/08/12

      As with the celebrated case of the Huntern, once again we have a child who’s still flush with all the self-righteousness of the university undergrad demanding that the rest of the world conform to their groupthink…

    • Bob Real says:

      09:51am | 15/08/12

      Hard to argue with that analysis. Doesn’t Rikki-Lee have an entitlement to artistic freedom?

    • Colin says:

      07:53am | 15/08/12

      Mental illness, sex, religion…name a taboo and music videos will broach it for the sensationalist publicity and the viewer titillation…

      And isn’t that rebellious, anti-establishment behaviour all supposedly part of Rock and/or Roll anyway?

      If you fell into pointing out their sensationalist behaviour then their ploy worked. More fool you.

    • James In Footscray says:

      09:53am | 15/08/12

      Wow, we’ve all become so precious. Outrage because a pop singer wears a straightjacket in a music video - oh dear.

      Don’t we want to be shocked? Whatever happened to trashing hotel rooms, fake blood and electric chairs on stage, starting riots in theatres?

    • Louise Wright says:

      08:01am | 15/08/12

      Political correctness gone mad yet again! I have mental illness in my family but I honestly hadnt looked at this clip in this way before. I think everyone needs to take a deep breath and chill out a little.

    • Tubesteak says:

      08:13am | 15/08/12

      “If any other illness were used in this way it would be scandalous. Imagine if she was draped over a wheelchair or gyrating against chemotherapy equipment?”

      Didn’t Lady Gaga do this in that clip with Eric Northman?

      “Nobody would stand for it.”

      Oh wait, this was meant to be a pun, wasn’t it? You were joking?

      Your problem is that you’re making a mountain out of a molehill and manufacturing rage while you’re expecting a talentless commercial manufactured pop-tart to be inventive in order to market her talentless autotuned pap to vapid teenie-boppers that listen to this drivel.

      But at least she lost weight and isn’t fat anymore so she looks half decent.

    • Dave says:

      08:33am | 15/08/12

      She look better & healthier with curves than the stick figure she is now!!!!

    • M says:

      08:33am | 15/08/12

      Manufacturing outrage*, not just rage.

    • Fiddler says:

      08:56am | 15/08/12

      if you turn the volume down, her music videos are pretty good

    • Tubesteak says:

      11:57am | 15/08/12

      Dave
      Fat does not mean curves. The only part of a woman that should wobble are her boobs. Trim and tight is the goal

    • M says:

      08:21am | 15/08/12

      I agree, less straight jackets and more nurses outfits!

    • Colin says:

      08:55am | 15/08/12

      Spoken like a true misogynist bogan.

    • M says:

      09:21am | 15/08/12

      What’s a misogynist?

    • Mankini wearer with a numbered board says:

      09:29am | 15/08/12

      M and Colin sitting in a tree….. stirring each other ferociously.

      2 chat panels, 2 combatants, lay your bets ladies and gents… oh dear a premature misogynist call and it is all over before it has even had a chance to begin.

      Such a shame…. well be sure to tune into the other chat panel where I am sure we can see them continue.

    • Colin says:

      09:40am | 15/08/12

      @M 09:21am | 15/08/12

      “What’s a misogynist?”

      Sorry, didn’t need to add that qualifier to the word, “Bogan”; it’s redundant, isn’t it?

      The term, “Bogan” is inclusive of that…along with racist, bigoted, stupid, misanthropic…

    • Hartz says:

      09:42am | 15/08/12

      A call for “More Nurses outfits” is hardly misogynistic… You cheapen the word when you use it incorrectly..!!! And I would hazzard a guess that Bogans are not the only people who enjoy seeing a lady in uniform… @Colin - You’re as bad as the so called “journo” who penned this politically correct clap trap…

    • Adrian says:

      09:44am | 15/08/12

      @M
      What’s a misogynist?

      Take a look in the mirror.

    • The Free says:

      10:18am | 15/08/12

      How dare you M, men are not allowed to be sexually attracted to nurses outfits, don’t you know already that male sexuality is deep seated in retrenched hatred for females.

      Of course a little, ooh and ahh over Ryan Gosling is completely okay and not misandric at all because feminists say so.

      When will we learn that the rules only apply 50% of the time?

    • Colin says:

      10:22am | 15/08/12

      @Adrian 09:44am | 15/08/12

      “@M…What’s a misogynist? Take a look in the mirror.”

      Ha!  grin
      —————————————

      Hartz 09:42am | 15/08/12
      “A call for “More Nurses outfits” is hardly misogynistic… You cheapen the word when you use it incorrectly..!!!”

      Really? you do know what “Misogynist” means, don’t you? You do know that the idea of calling for the sexualisation of women by wanting to see them in some strange nurse-erotic-fancy-outfit is tantamount to objectification of women and therefore, misogyny..?

      Nuance in language is lost on you and the likes of “M”, isn’t it?

    • M says:

      10:23am | 15/08/12

      Now now colin, you don’t know that i’m a racist yet.

    • Testfest says:

      10:46am | 15/08/12

      @M

      You appear to have picked up some fans in Colin and Adrian…

      Colin / Adrian - Perhaps you would like to offer some well reasoned arguments to counter M’s comments rather than just relying on the tired old “You’re a stupid racist biogoted bogan misogynist misanthrope.”

      Seriously, give it a try!

    • Inky says:

      10:53am | 15/08/12

      “You do know that the idea of calling for the sexualisation of women by wanting to see them in some strange nurse-erotic-fancy-outfit is tantamount to objectification of women and therefore, misogyny..?”

      Whoa whoa whoa whoa, hold on a second there cowboy.

      Apparently I’m a terrible person because I like a girl in uniform. I guess all the girls who like men in uniforms are equally terrible terrible people.
      Also, am I a bad person for picturing you in a cowboy hat because it amuses me?

    • M says:

      11:00am | 15/08/12

      “You do know that the idea of calling for the sexualisation of women by wanting to see them in some strange nurse-erotic-fancy-outfit is tantamount to objectification of women and therefore, misogyny..?”

      According to feminist theory at any rate.

      You do know that everyone is a sex object, right? And the only people who have an issue with this are those who aren’t objectified in the first place?

      And I’ll stop “objectifying” women when they stop objectifying themselves.

    • david says:

      11:07am | 15/08/12

      men are nurses too…

    • miloinacup says:

      11:21am | 15/08/12

      Colin. I’m a woman and I enjoy dressing up in various uniforms for my boyfriend. It turns me on just as much as it turns him on, so I don’t think the IDEA of enjoying a woman in uniform automatically makes someone a misogynist. M makes a lot of dumb ass comments about women sometimes, but I don’t think this is one of those times.

    • Sam says:

      11:35am | 15/08/12

      Colin - “you do know what “Misogynist” means, don’t you?”

      If you use every variance of feminst theory for defining what a Misogynist is, whether it is based on sexualisation, prejudices towards any females groups, violence, bedding but not commiting to a female (being a player) or the original pure definition of hatred, then every person on Earth is a misogynist.

      This is why the term has lost it’s power, it has been stretched to mean so many things, it no longer means anything.

      Misandry & misanthry meanings have not been distorted to all the variances that misognmy has.

    • Hartz says:

      11:50am | 15/08/12

      @Colin - “the idea of calling for the sexualisation of women by wanting to see them in some strange nurse-erotic-fancy-outfit is tantamount to objectification of women and therefore, misogyny..?

      Nuance in language is lost on you and the likes of “M”, isn’t it”

      sorry I didn’t know I had to use the Feminists dictionary, As I said you cheapen the word - I reserve it for those with a genuine hatred of women or those who actually mistreat them through word or deed - rather than those who insult your subjective view of what a weird fetish constitutes… By the way you just offended my wife - you Misogynist..!!

    • M says:

      11:51am | 15/08/12

      I don’t think he does know what it means, which was why I asked him in the first place. It seems to be the standard reply whenever a feminist ecounters someone who doesn’t subscribe to feminist theory.

    • Colin says:

      12:08pm | 15/08/12

      @M 11:00am | 15/08/12

      “And I’ll stop “objectifying” women when they stop objectifying themselves.”

      Women only “objectify themselves” because that is the role that they have had inculcated by a patriarchal society! The idea that women are - somehow - made “free” sexually by aligning with “Playboy” symbols or wearing provocative clothing is nonsense; it is simply a product of what MEN want.

      And your limited, pop-psychology, shallow take on feminist theory does not provide you with an understanding of this. And NOT understanding that the tenets of a patriarchal society are the mores and norms absorbed by women is what identifies you and the other bogans on here.

    • Colin says:

      12:21pm | 15/08/12

      @Sam 11:35am | 15/08/12
      @M 11:00am | 15/08/12
      @Hartz 11:50am | 15/08/12
      @M 11:51am | 15/08/12

      ‘Sup bogans? Did I prick your little man bubbles..?

    • Snap says:

      12:27pm | 15/08/12

      ICB on Colin being a straight male…

    • M says:

      12:30pm | 15/08/12

      <Women only “objectify themselves” because that is the role that they have had inculcated by a patriarchal society!>

      Oh dear, you’re one of those feminists aren’t you? Look, women don’t have anything forced upon them, by and large they live up to it. It’s only man hating feminists that have a problem with women looking sexy for men.

      Also, please provide evidence of a “patriarchy.”

      < The idea that women are - somehow - made “free” sexually by aligning with “Playboy” symbols or wearing provocative clothing is nonsense; it is simply a product of what MEN want.>

      I never said anything about pornography. Neither did anyone else. Interesting that you choose to bring it up. I never said women are liberated by dressing in slutty clothing, but I certainly wouldn’t shame them if they wanted to do that by telling them that they’re being mind controlled by a secret cabbal of men who throughout herstory have sought to keep a good woman down by turning her into a sexual object for men’s consumption. The problem with that line of reasoning is you forget that women objectify men as well. Everyone is a sex object.

      <And your limited, pop-psychology, shallow take on feminist theory does not provide you with an understanding of this. And NOT understanding that the tenets of a patriarchal society are the mores and norms absorbed by women is what identifies you and the other bogans on here. >

      So, because I reject the biggoted theory of feminism I’m a bogan? Awesome reasoning there sunshine.

    • G man says:

      12:47pm | 15/08/12

      Hey Colin you still haven’t answered the question. It’s very Juliaesque of you

    • Adrian says:

      01:06pm | 15/08/12

      @Testfest,

      Colin / Adrian - Perhaps you would like to offer some well reasoned arguments to counter M’s comments

      Why would I bother? If M wants a serious discussion he should stop asking stupid questions.

    • M says:

      01:42pm | 15/08/12

      Considering the shrill replies and continual parroting of Feminist lies 101, I’m inclined to agree with you snap.

    • Bee says:

      01:52pm | 15/08/12

      Ugh. These blokes who take pride in their defiance of those feminazis - they’re the first ones to bleat about their feelings being hurt because they’re poor picked on little white men, oppressed under the jackboot of racial minorities and women. The guys who say feminism means they “aren’t allowed” to say and think things, which evidently, as I’m reading their opinion, isn’t true - they’re the same guys who carp and bully and ridicule any women who dares say a single thing about men or the patriarchy. Listen, dears, you’re demographic still owns and runs nearly the whole world, your point of view dominates every area of life. Don’t worry about your inborn entitlement to lord it over everyone else, it isn’t disappearing anytime soon

    • Sam says:

      02:01pm | 15/08/12

      Colin “‘Sup bogans? Did I prick your little man bubbles..? “

      I am not a male. I dislike the hijacking and desecration of the English language by special interest groups. You and your ilk throw words like misogynist, sexist, racist around until those being accused of it can dismiss it as meaning nothing. Look at the reposes you have got, they are simply laughing at you for using it.

    • Matchofbris says:

      08:39am | 15/08/12

      More importantly… who cares about Ricki Lee and her half baked career/music video in the first place?

      Yeah yeah yeah, same old issue. It’s the same as the men on airlines being moved away from unaccompanied minors issue - stupid, derogatory, inflammatory, and if it was about black people and not men in general there is no way people would stand for it. Unfortunately, though, shit happens, and life goes on. So yes, mental illness gets its boobie fix and critics get to baw.

      It’s not like it’s Lady GaGa or someone any might actually, you know… watch?

    • Alfi says:

      11:22am | 15/08/12

      Couldn’t agree more. She’s always going to be a B-lister, so who cares?

    • Shane* says:

      08:54am | 15/08/12

      “Nobody would stand for it.”

      As a person afflicted by vertigo, I am outraged by your insensitivity.

    • The Free says:

      10:22am | 15/08/12

      Shane

      Well played good sir, well played indeed.

    • Terry says:

      09:00am | 15/08/12

      I agree. And also, the song ‘I Get Knocked Down and I get Up Again’ aka Tubthumping by Chumbawumba trivialises the very real damage that boxing does to the central nervous system.
      I’m pretty sure that the video ‘Ca Plan Pour Moi’ was insulting to the vital and admirable work of most town planners.
      ‘Video Killed the Radio Star’ has made celebrity violence acceptable to the detriment of suffering women such as Rihanna.
      And I mean, can you imagine how a person who recently lost a loved one would have felt when Michael Jackson callously pretended the dead can come back to life in ‘Thriller’?
      Oh, and Robert Palmer’s ‘Addicted to Love’ shows appalling disregard for the suffering that drug addicts go through EVERY DAY.

    • miloinacup says:

      10:06am | 15/08/12

      Not gonna lie, I snorted at this.

    • Dave says:

      11:57am | 15/08/12

      You forgot “The Pina Colada” song which encourages drinking and cheating on one’s spouse.

      Perhaps “A Slice of Heaven” discriminates against atheist such as our PM or could offend a victim of a knife attack

    • AFR says:

      01:55pm | 15/08/12

      Dave, not to mention getting caught in the rain - this just encourages people to catch a cold.

    • PsychoHyena says:

      09:10am | 15/08/12

      @Hannah, I’m sorry but a lot of women who actually have the desire to be submissive and/or huge sex-drives actually feel very much like they are going insane as they try to hide this from people like yourself because of your insensitivity regarding their sexual preferences and/or drive.

      But okay while you’re at it, how about you protest about instruments developed for treating mental illness which are now being used everyday by everyday women (possibly even yourself)... vibrators.

    • che says:

      10:06am | 15/08/12

      Well said.

      I like this bit: ‘She’s supposed to be a fresh-faced role model, not a helpless sex fiend in bondage.’. Because of course you can’t be both!

    • M says:

      11:41am | 15/08/12

      Mazz, bravo.

    • Elphaba says:

      09:26am | 15/08/12

      Good lord, get a grip.  How many heavy metal bands have done songs about insanity? 

      I think it’s sad you underestimate people’s intelligence.  Mental illness has never had a more high profile than right now.  We all know mental illness has come a long way from thinking someone was possessed by the devil and spraying them with hoses.

      Mountain out of a molehill, this one…

    • Blind Freddy says:

      09:38am | 15/08/12

      How dare people fall “madly” in love - and go “crazy” for each other.

    • Inky says:

      09:42am | 15/08/12

      “If any other illness were used in this way it would be scandalous. Imagine if she was draped over a wheelchair or gyrating against chemotherapy equipment? Nobody would stand for it. “

      There’s a crude joke to be made here.

    • Susan says:

      10:16am | 15/08/12

      Remove the voice production pyrotechnics…is there a decent talent there?  Who knows.  But given it IS so highly produced, you have to assume the voice behind it is weak.  And the theme is sort of..sort of…‘edgy’.  Wow..“I am being so game as a singer in my vid aren’t I!”  No, not really.  A shame though that many celebs equate slim with vacuous.  How about being a power house of health and talent (something real to say and offer)?

    • Inky says:

      11:27am | 15/08/12

      Ah, but people with real things to say might offend someone, and that’s a commercial risk. Ironic, no?

    • Susan says:

      12:00pm | 15/08/12

      Pink managed it Inky.

    • Inky says:

      01:00pm | 15/08/12

      @Susan

      Indeed she did. Your point exactly?

    • che says:

      10:29am | 15/08/12

      I am shocked to discover that crap pop music is crap.

    • Admiral Ackbar says:

      10:57am | 15/08/12

      My comment was pretty much going to be this.

      Hannah - It’s shitty commercial pop music that isn’t even good enough to be someone’s ring tone. I highly doubt that ‘artists’ such as these have the intelligence to have actual meanings to any of the abortions some people call songs they produce.

    • Gordon says:

      04:07pm | 15/08/12

      Destined to end up as a kid’s clothing line at target and the whole cycle of outrage will go around again.

    • Jack says:

      10:40am | 15/08/12

      Awesome, a new Ricki Lee single! I’ve been waiting ages for this!
      - no one ever

    • Black Dynamite says:

      03:50pm | 15/08/12

      Sources preferred scraping out their own ear drums against listening to Rikki Lee’s new single .

      - Chris Broussard

      BD

    • Emma says:

      10:42am | 15/08/12

      Ok, ok. First of all everyone needs to chill out. This is an opinion piece. Stop attacking someone who is actually taking a chance and voicing her opinion. You all remark that she’s simply someone making us conform to her ideal, when in actual fact most of the comments here are berating her for giving said opinion, when most of you are more than happy to shove your own down everyone else’s throats:

      “As with the celebrated case of the Huntern, once again we have a child who’s still flush with all the self-righteousness of the university undergrad demanding that the rest of the world conform to their groupthink…”

      At the end of the day, the core of this article is that illness, particularly mental illness, shouldn’t be sexualised. How can anyone with a clear conscience argue otherwise?

    • Chris L says:

      10:43am | 15/08/12

      Somewhere out there an ex village person remains in hiding after spending years impersonating a police officer. There is no justice!

    • Mouse says:

      02:13pm | 15/08/12

      ChrisL, ex-policeman….no justice, that just hit a funny bone for some reason! lol   :o)

    • Scotchfinger says:

      02:32pm | 15/08/12

      impersonating an indigene is actually more serious…

    • Mouse says:

      02:52pm | 15/08/12

      OH NO, Scotchie….there goes my “Hey Mammy” act….:o(

    • Scotchfinger says:

      03:06pm | 15/08/12

      Hell Mouse, I won’t tell anyone! Although I might ask for you to post it on FB so I can watch ha ha!

    • Mouse says:

      06:33pm | 15/08/12

      Cool for cats Scotchie, will let you know when it’ on! LOL :o)

    • Karen says:

      10:52am | 15/08/12

      Thank you Hannah. Despite so many suffering a mental illness, the stigma still seems to remain thanks to stupid stereotypes like those perpetrated in this video. At least 4 million Australians are suffering, often in silence, because of the taboo that still remains around mental illness, despite the extensive knowledge we now have. 20% of the people around you have a mental illness, how many would feel comfortable about saying so.
      Thanks again

    • M says:

      11:48am | 15/08/12

      There’s 4 million greens voters in Aus?

    • Hartz says:

      12:01pm | 15/08/12

      haha - nice one @M

    • Colin says:

      12:38pm | 15/08/12

      Yup…hur…hur Noice one Em!

    • Cato the Elder says:

      11:23am | 15/08/12

      Ricky Lee delenda est.

    • Ricky the pony says:

      11:25am | 15/08/12

      Hmm, She’s looking good but IMO Ricky just needs to put an inch or two back on those curves.

    • Gaz says:

      12:53pm | 15/08/12

      Now I’m no fan of artificial fabricated pop music and I’m especially no fan of ex Australian Idol contestants, but Hannah I think you’re being a bit too precious here, if you don’t like it, don’t watch and I could almost guarantee that no offence was intended by Ricki Lee Whatsherface.

    • neo says:

      01:11pm | 15/08/12

      Ricki-who?

    • St. Michael says:

      01:37pm | 15/08/12

      Ricki-Martin.

    • cherry says:

      02:30pm | 15/08/12

      believe me; the stigma of mental illness in society is mirrored in this clip. people continue to think having a mental illness means you are floridly, pin me down and inject me psychotic and you cannot function in society. it’s the same as having diabetes or epilepsy. If someone has a ‘hypo’ at work they go to the doctor and get their medicine fixed. If someone has a mental illness at the workplace they are usually fired. People talk behind their backs. People aren’t getting it…and this kind of things aren’t helping.

    • willie says:

      02:41pm | 15/08/12

      I had a crazy (she had the scripts to prove it) girlfriend and she was sexy.

    • ibast says:

      02:58pm | 15/08/12

      Who’s Ricki lee?

    • Kitty says:

      04:24pm | 15/08/12

      Well I’ve suffered from Mental Health issues for a long time & this is just another singer sexualising her music video & good on her, she is a beautiful young woman & she has replicarted what Madonna did for decades - controversy for profit making. If people read too much into it they are wasting their time.

    • Black Dynamite says:

      05:01pm | 15/08/12

      replicarted - the past tense of the combination of replication & retardation.

      BD

    • sami says:

      05:26pm | 15/08/12

      Theres so few dislikes because the majority of people who watch the video are probably fans. I know I would dislike it without even hearing it but I’m not going to go onto youtube just to click the damn button. So those numbers don’t really mean anything.

      I agree that it trivialises mental health issues but if anyone takes that song/clip seriously they probably do need their head read… it’s dumb and offensive but that’s what pop music is.

    • Utopia Boy says:

      08:31pm | 15/08/12

      1. The less talent, the more flesh.
      2. Ricki Lee has very little talent.
      3. Dom / sub games or lifestyle is some people’s kink. Get over it.
      4. I like being kinky. So does my girl.
      5. Ricki Lee has very little talent.

 

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From: Hasbro, go straight to gaol, do not pass go

Tim says:

They should update other things in the game too. Instead of a get out of jail free card, they should have a Dodgy Lawyer card that not only gets you out of jail straight away but also gives you a fat payout in compensation for daring to arrest you in the first place. Instead of getting a hotel when you… [read more]

From: A guide to summer festivals especially if you wouldn’t go

Kel says:

If you want a festival for older people or for families alike, get amongst the respectable punters at Bluesfest. A truly amazing festival experience to be had of ALL AGES. And all the young "festivalgoers" usually write themselves off on the first night, only to never hear from them again the rest of… [read more]

Gentle jabs to the ribs

Superman needs saving

Superman needs saving

Can somebody please save Superman? He seems to be going through a bit of a crisis. Eighteen months ago,… Read more

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