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Marilyn Manson

Chris Campion, Dazed & Confused, September 2000

ANTICHRIST. MESSIAH. Celebrity. Pariah. Marilyn Manson, the celebrity death cult leader everyone loves to hate, is a dark star whether the religious right like it or not. Reflected in the media eye, the politics of violence swirl around his art and life like curls of smoke and broken mirrors. And in response he poses a question with ironic self-detachment: Is adult entertainment killing our children? Or is killing our children entertaining adults?

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