You wouldn’t call Dave Grohl a male drummer, or Chad Kroeger a male worst thing to happen to music since Scott Stapp. No, you’d call them a drummer and the worst thing to happen to music since Scott Stapp. No qualifiers are needed. But somehow it’s still OK for many publications, too many, to refer to female musicians as, well, “female musicians,” and not just “musicians.”
Neko Case is fed up with that sh*t, so she beautifully responded to a dismissive Playboy tweet.
And my personal favorite:
She later added:
Stay tuned for Playboy’s look at “Women in Comedy.” They’re hearing good things about Bridesmaids.