Tuesday, June 1, 2010

The Lunatic is in the Mall

Marisa Crawford revisits her teen angst when she stumbles upon a Pink Floyd tank top at Forever 21.

"Lyrics like 'Mother, should I trust the government?' screamed at me from my t-shirt and my stereo simultaneously while I laid in my bed, thinking about how totally fucked up society was. This exploration of deep, dark emotions often was not pretty: it sometimes went hand-in-hand with depression, eating issues, drugs and a slew of other self-abusive behaviors. And in some ways, I feel insulted to be offered re-entry into an emotionally charged adolescent world where I first learned to question the status quo via a $15 Pink Floyd tank top."

Read all about it at The Ironing Board Collective

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