The Girl with the Most Cake – an Essay on Courtney Love

“The mouth of a loose woman is a deep pit.” Courtney Love quoted this biblical verse on the back of Hole’s 1991 single “Dicknail.” Her pit is the deepest hole, fecund and ferocious, her mouth savage and snarling while she performs “Dicknail” with smudged lipstick, the dirtiest blonde hair, her guttural fury obliterating on stage.