Where is my John Wayne / Where is my prairie song
Where is my happy ending / Where have all the cowboys gone
-Paula Cole, from “Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?”
Feminism! That’s what happened to your cowboy.
Many innocent men took the pink spear point of this ill-contrived mythology. It’s been poisoning cultural water since 70s, so women and children have suffered horrendously, too. Like us all, Paula Cole was incubated, birthed, and nurtured under this myth’s sky, but since she is female she’s been isolated and probably clueless as to why few men can sing her prairie song. … Read more