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Digital Diaries by Natacha Merritt
Digital Diaries

lizw, June 29, 2009

This review quote from Weekly Wire really sums this book up:

"Her book proposal to art house publisher Taschen must have read something like, "Okay, like, here's the thing: I take digital pictures of myself masturbating and having sex with a lot of really hot, emaciated model types. I'm so daring and out there. Hope you guys like my pictures a bunch!""

Lots of guys who like this book for the hard-on it gives them will strike faux-intellectual positions, insisting that the vapid self-absorption of a cute 21-year old taking pictures of her own perky breasts and shaved vagina is courageous and groundbreaking.

This book poses as a contribution to discourse on female sexuality but it is the opposite, reinforcing the oppressively narrow "teen-sluts hot 4U" tedium of most current sexual representation.

My advice: if you want sexy intelligence spend your money on a subscription to On Our Backs or Nan Goldin's work , and leave this junk in the recycling bin where it belongs.
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