Are You SURE I Can ‘Do What I Want’…?: The Lapsed Feminist Anthem of Lady Gaga
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Are You SURE I Can ‘Do What I Want’…?: The Lapsed Feminist Anthem of Lady Gaga

As fun and sexy a song as “Do What U Want” may be, it’s only fun and sexy down to a shallow point along the shore; past that, it falls into a sea of provocative pessimism and stupidity. And those waters run deeper still, so to speak; it’s a pop song, surely, overall one of the better ones in the past year, but it also goes to the heart of some of the biggest problems between men and women—even if Mother Monster and her whole bandwagon don’t know it. Continue reading

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