Gossip Clown Beth Ditto Has A Makeup Line With MAC

Beth Ditto, frontwoman for the Northwest rock/electronic band Gossip (formerly The Gossip) has her own cosmetic line with MAC.

This is a woman who promotes a “healthy” body image to the point of it reminding me of fundamentalist Christians (though her girlfriend, Kristin Ogata, is pretty tiny).

She applies her own makeup like a traveling circus performer, eyebrows all thin and surprised like Mischa Barton after she left The O.C. and nobody called her.  Continue reading “Gossip Clown Beth Ditto Has A Makeup Line With MAC”

Video: Gossip – “Perfect World”

Gossip have come a long way since their entry into the music world on 2000’s That’s Not What I Heard. Songs like “Got Body If You Want It” and “Where The Girls Are” helped establish them as a group with a singer as guttural as fellow WA Olympians Sleater Kinney.

The band began turning towards pop, heavily so for their previous album. Beth Ditto‘s solo EP drew nearly as many comparisons to Madonna as Lady Gaga. It may seem like a long departure from her “punk” roots, but Ditto has always been hugely into other genres.  Continue reading “Video: Gossip – “Perfect World””