Lindy West is a genius. This incredible line is from her "A Complete Herstory of Women in Music" article in this week's Stranger.
COURTNEY LOVE, 1964—present
It's like if someone made a candle shaped like a lady, and then melted it, and then stuck wax lips on the melted pile of sadness goo, and then melted those, and then hired Cherie Currie to chainsaw-sculpt the whole thing back into a vaguely woman-shaped shape, and then stuck a new pair of wax lips on it, and then gave it a computer and a child to care for! It's like that.