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Song Meanings and Progeny

Unpacking the Phallocentricity and Rampant Misogyny in Candyman’s “Knockin’ Boots” With Your 12-Year-Old Son

September 1, 2011

Dad, what’s he mean when he says “Understand I’m the Candyman, and I melt in your mouth, not in your hands”? Well, it’s not a one-to-one metaphor, but what do you think he means? That he’s a good kisser? Noo… I mean, what would hands have to do with kissing? Well, you know, like in [...]

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