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Dorian Electra


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Pop music

Dorian Electra talking to someone while wearing a white and sky blue blazer, black and white striped blouse, and a black ribbon on her hair

Birth name
Dorian Electra Fridkin Gomberg

June 25, 1992 (age 29) Houston, Texas (

Singer-songwriter, musician, film-maker, visual artist

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Rebecca Black, A G Cook, Hannah Diamond

Dorian electra the electrodes what mary didn t know official music video

Dorian Electra (born Dorian Electra Fridkin Gomberg, June 25, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter, video and performance artist.


Dorian Electra with stars on her cheeks, neon green eyeshadow, and blue hair while wearing, black hat, chocker, and black and neon green blouse

Dorian Electra - Career Boy (Official Video)


Electra first drew national attention in 2010 with the music video I'm in Love with Friedrich Hayek, which lauded the philosophy of the Austrian economist Friedrich Hayek and garnered commentary from the modern Austrian theory professor Steven Horwitz.

In 2011 she released two more videos, Roll with the Flow and We Got it 4 Cheap. Both were covered by mainstream political media. We Got it 4 Cheap came in second in the Lloyd V. Hackley Endowment's "Supply and Demand Video Contest".

In 2012 she interned at production company Emergent Order. Emergent Order had previously published Fear the Boom and Bust, a similarly intellectual, Hayek-oriented rap video.

She then produced a new, similarly economics-oriented pop video, FA$T CA$H, with the support of an award from the Moving Picture Institute.

In September 2012, Electra released the music video Party Milk, which she describes as an attempt to merge common party scene symbolism with something one would never associate with a party, but that everyone is familiar with in another context.

Electra drew criticism from Gawker's Maureen Tkacik, who criticized her as an example of "tween indoctrination" with libertarian ideas. In 2013, Electra told The College Fix that she no longer identified as a libertarian.

In 2014, Electra released a music video called What Mary Didn't Know, based on Frank Jackson's philosophical thought experiment of the same name (1986).

2015 saw the release of Electra's video Forever Young: A Love Song to Ray Kurzweil, a tribute to the futurist Ray Kurzweil.

In 2016 Electra released Ode To The clitoris on Refinery29 detailing the history of the clitoris from ancient Greece to modern 3D models. In an interview Electra stated it was to "desensitize people to the word CLITORIS and help bring it more into popular consciousness."


Electra graduated from School of the Woods, a Montessori high school in Houston. She attended Shimer College, a Great Books school in Chicago, from 2010-2014.


  • I'm in Love with Friedrich Hayek (2010)
  • Roll with the Flow (2011)
  • WE GOT IT 4 CHEAP (2011)
  • Party Milk
  • Fast Ca$h (2012)
  • What Mary Didn't Know
  • Forever Young: A Love Song To Ray Kurzweil
  • Ode To The Clitoris
  • Vibrator / High heels / Drag (2017)
  • References

    Dorian Electra Wikipedia