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Ariel Pink says he was 'Maced by a feminist' on a bad date
Ariel Pink says he was 'Maced by a feminist' on a bad date

The experimental singer-songwriter Ariel Pink has never shied away from awkward topics (here's a song about his cat getting neutered). But he may be regretting telling a tale of a date gone wrong on his recent visit to Alexi Wasser's popular YouTube talk show "Alexi in Bed" (which first circulated on Stereogum) "I got Maced by a feminist," he said, staring straight at the camera. Thus begins a weirdly men's-rights-inspired yarn about a night last year he jokingly deemed a "#hatecrime."  Pink, a fixture on L.A.'s arty pop scene who came into some mainstream acclaim, is a volatile figure known for playing Coachella with his back...

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