Tuesday, February 15, 2005

The Personal Is the Political...?

"The Personal Is the Political" -- 1960s radical feminist slogan.

Accompanied by teen Chanteuse Joss Stone, beefy activist / singer Melisssa Etheridge performed at Sunday's Grammy Awards. Sporting a bald pate that shined mightily as she leapt vigorously around the stage a-shoutin' and a-strummin' Mel looked to be the picture of health. So what's with the Kojak look, Mel?

Washington Post, Monday, February 14, 2005: "Melisssa Etheridge (whose bald head showed the effects of her chemotherapy for breast cancer) knocked out a couple of Janis Joplin classics with aplomb."

Washington Post, Tuesday, February 15, 2005: "Melissa Etheridge, her head shaved because she faces chemotherapy for breast cancer, brought the crowd to its feet with a Janis Joplin tribute..."


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