"I can imagine what a relief it it must be to have an outlet for all that anger, and tell her it’s exactly her ability to transform her anger into artwork that has been so groundbreaking. She nods. “You know what this guy said to me? He said, ‘Your problem is that women aren’t going to let their husbands go see you, because they’re going to think about you.’ I’m like, ‘Wait, sex isn’t my currency. If we have to talk about currency, I guess rage is my currency.’ He goes, ‘Do you get a lot of women who say, “I grew up with you, you saved me in college?’” I’m like, ‘Yeah, I get that every day.’ And he goes, ‘Why do you think that is?’ And I’m like ‘Because I express this rage that no one expresses.’ It’s kind of simplistic to say, but there it is."
Debbie Stoller interviewing Courtney Love in the June/July issue of BUST
I’d be a liar if I said I didn’t listen to Live Through This and Celebrity Skin immediately after reading this and feeling super nostalgic, particularly for the SPIN AOL message boards that are discussed.(via emrgency)