“[M]y goal is to always come from a place of love… but sometimes you just have to break it down for a motherfucker.” -RuPaul
We’ve all had to face the dilemma, when we can’t easily afford something, whether to forego it, or whether to obtain it through means that don’t compensate the original content creator. There’s a great Donna Summer song that I think applies here:
When I was a kid, we’d tape songs off the radio or movies off the TV, when I was in college, we’d download bootlegs off the internet, and now pirating music, movies and television is easier than ever.
While some artists fight back with lawsuits or even more unscrupulous practices, one artist in particular — the inimitable RuPaul — did the cleverest thing I’ve ever seen.
Go learn about the incredible decoy album she created here!