The political controversy of the week for Aug. 20 is most certainly the comments Congressman Todd Akin of Missouri made regarding rape, pregnancy chances while being raped and “legitimate rape.” There was a lot to digest.

Thankfully, singer/songwriter Taylor Ferrera is here to help. This little undiscovered gem is a 2006 graduate of West Virginia University who lives in New York. She’s got a nice voice, so we’re definitely going to have to give more of her stuff a listen.

Some of her other videos are titled “Chick Fil A Broke My Heart,” “I Hate Bank of America,” “Businesses are People, Too!” and “Ode to Tim Lincecum,” which has us particularly intrigued.

Posted by:Andrea Reiher

TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."