Janis Joplin’s Empowering Final Interview

“You’re only as much as you settle for.”

1. On Sept. 30, 1970, four days before her untimely death, Janis Joplin spoke — openly — with The Village Voice for what would be her final interview.

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2. Never one to hold back, she opened up about a wide range of topics. Like the pain of rejection…

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3. …why she likes to take men on the road….

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4. ….and way feminists shouldn’t hate her.

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5. The animated video is part of the PBS Digital Studios ongoing series Blank on Blank:

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