• The Heart Of Darkness: Tony Marcus' Encounters With Toxic Masculinity

    7 days ago - By 10 magazine

    Shortly after I interviewed Marilyn Manson, I was asked to ghostwrite a book with an American yoga teacher. The Manson interview was uneventful, except when I asked him about a scene from a backstage clip I saw where a female fan, or at least I assumed she was a fan, was naked, or near enough naked, and covered in fish.
    Isn't that abusive, I asked? It was the one moment where I got his under skin. It wasn't abusive, he said. I could tell he didn't enjoy having to mouth the word. He said it was consensual. This was 23 years ago.
    I imagined the American yogi would be the mirror image of...
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