Men’s Health is Unhealthy for Everyone

December 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

See that diagram? That tells you how to be the perfect woman. At first I responded a little huffily to this article on Jezebel, which takes to task the (ostensibly female) writer of a Men’s Health piece called “11 Qualities of the Perfect Woman.” In it, Lindy West rants about how [...continue...]

A Con, by Any Other Name…

October 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

"Hey, I like your… ears. Lemme take a picture!" Before this weekend, it had been years since I’d been to a convention that didn’t revolve entirely around sex. Adult entertainment conventions, sex-positivity conventions, adult novelty conventions… Sex, sex, sex. So [...continue...]

Feminism Shrank Rush Limbaugh’s Dick. Poor, Poor Rush.

September 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

I know it’s kind of silly to get annoyed by Rush Limbaugh at this point. The man has been making his living by pissing people off for years, so pretty much anything that comes out of his mouth is designed specifically and only to do just that. He’s held to no standard of decency or [...continue...]

Links-a-matic Time: the Good, the Bad, and the Baffling

January 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Darling readers, in the month I was gone, a whole lifetime of insanity seems to have gone by in the news. I thought of writing a few posts about some of the things that have happened in my absence, but the blogosphere, I’m sure, has already taken care of Gingrich and Bachmann and Perry, [...continue...]

Considering “Sex is Cheap” and the Outrage it Caused

March 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

When Slate published an article called “Sex is Cheap” by Mark Regnerus earlier this week, people went a little apeshit about it. Regnerus’s main point in the feature was that while young men these days seem to be falling behind the benchmarks made by their predecessors in the [...continue...]