If there are two things in the world that America needs more of, it’s Ritalin and Taylor Ferrera. It’s not as though our squirrel-like capacity for distraction via Hollywood is anything new; “Gone With the Wind” was the biggest story in the universe while Hitler was issuing orders to invade Poland, and the I – <3 – gossip “The Valley of the Dolls” made headlines all across the nation as Marines fought to hold the line at Khe Sanh.
So, maybe Americans just need a bit of dubiously sexy color and distraction from time to time. In a culture defined by war, nothing can touch the pure heart of America’s everlasting concern for whose ass is shaking on whose lap in Hollywood. Still, thank Mel Gibson’s bleeding God for Taylor Ferrera…who mixes glitter, arsenic and Ritalin like no one else on Earth, and who always bounces like a ball of rainbow-colored unicorn tears back to the heart of the matter. Could Taylor Ferrera be the voice of a generation? Some would say —