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fantastic! i went from never having listened to any of Caroline Polachek's work, to listening to most of the album in time with reading about the songs as you mention them to get the full experience, and i'm completely sold. the piercing obsession with 'So Hot You're Hurting My Feelings' hit me full force all at once, just as you said it had for you. i sat there stunned-- how had i never seen this before?

and just the same, your writing style and art history references have captured me just as Polachek has, i absorbed this article, completely stunned, knowing i was woefully hooked the second you described the So Hot video as a living mannerist painting. so perfectly apt. talk about the highs and lows of infatuation when this is the only essay you have on here! i neeeeed more!!

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