It’s been many a week since you heard from me, but I’m back! Following the chaos of our big move, we were sans internet for a few weeks due to the Verizon strike, so I wasn’t able to dedicate any time to the wonderful world of foot and pantyhose fetish. But we’re settled in, we have access to the internet, and I already have something to rant about.
I recently caught an article about comedienne Nikki Glaser’s new show, Not Safe With Nikki Glaser. I was intrigued because she mentioned that one of the episodes explored a foot fetish party, and she said… well, let me get the quote for you:
I really liked when I went and did that foot [fetish] experiment. My bunions are f—ing disgusting — my feet are so gross — so for me to show those [on TV], that to me felt like, ‘OK, world, this is my biggest, grossest thing and I’m leading with it.’ And we showed compassion instead of like, ‘Look at these weirdos!’ I just thought it was a piece that encapsulated all the things I wanted the show to be: understanding this new world, exploring this new world, being interested, not being judgmental and putting myself out there.
My curiosity was piqued, so I ventured over to YouTube and found the segment in question. Watch it, won’t you?
I was a little disappointed… okay, well, I was rather pissed off. In her interview she says, “And we showed compassion instead of like, ‘Look at these weirdos!’” Yeeeeah… no. I get that this is a comedy show. I get that they’re going to poke fun at foot fetishists, and probably scores of other “deviants”. But don’t put out a show that is edited in such a way to get ratings by showing the more laughable moments of the fringe elements of a fetish community and then say, “Oh, we’re being compassionate about this and not making fun of anyone!” That’s horseshit. Have the balls, so to speak, to just say, “Yeah, we’re making fun of people for ratings.”
I’m angry because I really believed that someone might have made an effort to peek into our lives without making us seem creepy or weird or fucked up. But I guess that was too much to hope for, huh?
In any case, I do give her credit for showing her feet when she was so self-conscious about it. I definitely don’t find them attractive and can see why she’s a little ashamed of them, but she had to courage to share them publicly. And hey, there may be some guys out there who do find them attractive. That’s what’s great about the foot fetish community – we’re all individuals united by a common theme.
Anyway, glad to be back! Stay tuned for updates on my current story!