It’s been a while since I got angry online. I generally don’t miss it: but call me Mrs Ranty, today I felt that urge again.
The brilliant Joanne Harris on the celeb photo hacking thing, which of course plays into the larger culture of online revenge porn. The reason this case is getting so much attention and your friend’s daughter’s friend whose picture got spread all over school isn’t is because the women involved are famous, but this stuff is insidious and the attitudes these women face are disgusting.
"I recorded some Christmas stuff with my friend Kurt Feldman (which will be out this year), and that was probably the truest musical collaboration I’ve done to date, as I came with just basic demos and wanted him to produce it in his very particular style."