Daily Archives: Tuesday 2 December 2008

So banal


“Strippers! Plus sausage sizzle.”

I’ve been driving past this pub every week, marvelling at the sheer crassness of the sign. It is so banal that I can’t even bring myself to write the analysis. But if I list some words, I’m sure you will nod your heads in agreement.

Women = meat. Anything to get the punters in. Women as cheap as food. Women to sell alcohol. No subtext – it’s all in-your-face trivialisation of women.