Village Voice music editor Maura Johnston (hopefully) puts a cap on a particularly odious run of execrable things written about women in the music press with this handy four-step guide titled “How Not to Write About Female Musicians“.

It’s worth pointing out that prairie dog‘s own Charles Atlas Sheppard reviewed the Lana Del Ray album — the subject of much of the awful rockwrite in contention in Johnston’s piece — for the current issue and did a swell job (though his Leonard Cohen review in the same issue is even better), steering clear of the asshattery described in the Voice bit.