A chap has decided to tell the world (via a Craigslist post) how he finds that women walking along the street wearing earbuds and sunglasses appear “unapproachable”, and how this discourages him from telling many many women he finds attractive along the path of his daily commute the happy news that he likes the way they look. Oh, and by the way, he also thinks fewer scowls would “be nice”.
Quick Hit: Three reasons why a vagina is not like a laptop
If you have ever wanted to describe to someone the difference between vaginas and laptops this article is for you.
On Political Polls and Negative Rainfall
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-03-26/coalition-support-leaps-in-latest-newspoll/4593938 – Coalition support leaps in latest Newspoll (Trigger warning: “smug bastard” photo of Tony Abbott). Does it occur to anyone else this headline is rather like “Phenomenal amount of rain didn’t fall yesterday”? According to this poll, if somehow… Read More ›
À chacun son goût
One person’s adorable quirk is the next person’s pet peeve.
Quick Hit: FU Fit n Fast
I don’t feel fat. I am fat. So what?
So yeah, kid’s movies.
Reviews of four of the latest release kids movies: Wreck it Ralph, Rise of the Guardians, ParaNorman and Hotel Transylvania. Contains spoilers.
What can they reasonably expect?
What is a reasonable expectation if you have invited someone over to watch a movie?
BFTP: Popularity of long-debunked rape myths: talk about disheartening
Sites aimed at rape prevention should do a better job of checking their facts if they really want to help women and other potential rape victims: parroting long-debunked factoids does more harm than good.
This is a repost: originally published in 2008. Over the last week it’s suddenly started getting first dozens and now hundreds of views per day. Since the original post’s comments were closed long ago, please comment here if you have something to say.
Things that add to tigtog’s misanthropy #8725606
Any sapient meteors planning on committing suicide in the earth’s atmosphere in the near future? Please consider targeting this dipshit as your final gesture? PLEASE.
BFTP: The myth of bra burning feminists
In 1968, some activists demonstrated against the Miss America beauty pageant and threw objects of “female oppression” – bras, high-heeled shoes, girdles, curlers – into a trash can. They were arguing about liberation – there was never any bra-burning – but the myth of the feminist as a bra-burner was created by the western media. There was also a crucial word missed in the description of the trashed bras.