Irony, apparently, was described by Socrates, animated by Shakespeare and O. Henry, and killed by a radio hit. Thankfully now Morissette may be free. Sweet relief.
If you've binged every available episode of the hit Disney Plus series, then we've got three picks to keep you entertained. Get some streaming picks. Title: Alanis Morissette: Ironic Video The music video opens on an icy car in a snow covered town. Wearing a pink hat and winter clothes, Alanis Morissette gets in and begins to sing and drive. She is later joined in song by other versions of herself wearing red, yellow, and green sweaters. Written by Shatterdaymorn. While Alanis Morissette doesn't know what the word "ironic" actually means, this is still a fun song and music video. The Jagged Little Pill era was undeniably one of the musical highlights of the s. Looking for something to watch?
Well, no, actually. Those are unfortunate situations, but they are not typically what one would define as ironic. Ten thousand spoons when all you need is a knife in the employee break room of a Henkels cutlery factory… now that would be ironic. I mentioned irony and sarcasm in a recent post , and a reader emailed me bemoaning the inability of some to distinguish between irony and sarcasm. Alanis may not be so dumb after all. That, in and of itself, is ironic, and justifies the entire song from an artistic standpoint. Morissette may have been playing a wonderfully perverse joke on all of us on another level. I decided to do a little digging to see if Morissette had ever validated that interpretation.
The Canadian singer-songwriter revealed she didn't want the song to feature on her album at first and joked about jibes over the song's lyrics. Alanis Morissette has opened up about her most famous single and joked about how she's been mocked about it for years. The singer-songwriter's landmark song - which was released in as the third single from her seminal Jagged Little Pill album - is one of her most known and loved tracks. However, speaking on Rolling Stone's Music Now podcast, Morissette has revealed she didn't think too much of the song at first and remarked upon how its title and lyrics have caused years of "shaming". Asked if she felt a sense of satisfaction with the scene putting a nail in the coffin of that criticism, she laughed: "Yeah. Until the next generation kicks my ass! Until the next onslaught of shaming!