The Sexist

Tucker Max Fans Fight Rape With Racism

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Tucker Max's message board has launched a Photoshop competition for the best reimagined protest signs from the "I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell" protests. Creative Max devotees are working off images from the film tour's photostream in order to ridicule students from the NC State women's center, which staged a Raleigh protest of the film. Predictably, the submissions are sexist (above). Since this is a contest to ridicule people who care about rape, sexism is to be expected. So why are the submissions so racist?

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You can view all of the submissions here. I agree with some of Max's defenders that "Tucker Max culture" encourages a hatred of pretty much everyone—not just women, fat women, or black people, but also white men who Max considers douchey. I don't agree, however, that it hates everyone equally.

Some of Max's fans have championed his committment to women's rights because he believes that "women should be able to make their own choices." Yes—Max believes that women should be allowed to choose just as much crazy drunken sex as he does. Except that when those women choose that path, they are publicly embarrassed, reduced to the size of their vaginas, and literally vomited upon for doing so, while Tucker Max is held up as a hero (albeit a hero who admits, jokingly or not, to hate himself).

But at least thin, white, able-bodied women are allowed that one choice: They can choose not to have sex, and be ignored; or they can choose to have as much sex as they want, and be labeled a "whore". As the Photoshop contest shows, fat women and black men and women aren't afforded that privilege among Max's fans: their size and race is reason enough to bring on the hate.

  • Esteban

    I've read tucker max's stories. I even found some of them funny. I don't have any doubt that this movie will be a huge failure, and that blame for that failure will be shifted onto some outside factor. It is going to be a terrible film, but Tucker Max's hardcore fan base seems to consider him a god, and that delusional overgrown fratboy has bought into it.

  • curtis

    "The fact that we live in a society that endorses a lack of personal responsibility absolutely fucking kills me." Yes Alex - I agree! Good for you. Bravo for your profound thoughts. Now when some idiot has sex with an unbalanced alcoholic, degrades her and then finds himself falsley accused of rape he should take responsibility. He put himself in the situation. He had the sleazy sex advocated by Max. He was the irresponsible hedonist. The cheap boyslut should take responsibility and not whine like the boys from Long Island? As for the misogyny, yes dear, Max's sexism crosses that line. If I made the same degrading remarks about sexually active men that would certainly reflect a deep seated hatred towards them. Now take some personal responsibility and be honest. And I'm sure the boys who raped your wife also like Max.

  • http://www.facebook.com/ddrumming Dock Drumming

    Wow, I have to admit these doctored photos are pretty funny. Tucker is kind of a jerk, but having his fans photoshop these images really was a stroke of genius. The fact that he hasn't given in to political correctness is admirable.

  • jenny2

    why are women funding and publishing tucker max?

    please do answer!

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1220628/board/thread/148394716

    ART, FILM, & LITERATURE GUILD OF AMERICA

    Ms. Priscilla Painton
    Simon & Schuster Editor in Chief
    RE: *beep* FINISH FIRST, Secretive Tapings of Anal Sex without The Girl’s Consent, Corporate Douchebaggery, and the Epic Failure of I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell

    “Little Italy is fighting back against Tucker Max’s controversial ad campaign. Yeah, that poster on the right says, “Blind Girls Never See You Coming.” Va fan culo, indeed.” –http://gothamist.com/2009/09/21/tucker_max.php

    Dear Ms. Painton,

    I and my colleagues in the ART, FILM & LITERATURE GUILD have a couple questions regarding the direction you are taking Simon and Schuster in. Why are you guys/gals hating on art, literature, culture and America? It was recently brought to our attention that you are intent on publishing Tucker Max’s *beep* FINISH FIRST, and that your company actually gave him a $300,000 advance for his fart art. As the editor in chief of Simon and Schuster, owned the CBS corporation, do you truly believe *beep* Finish First? It is oft said that girls like “bad boys.” Does Tucker’s fart art douchebag wit titillate and excite you? Is that why you are publishing and profiting from it? Did you laugh during Tucker’s recent film flop when what’s-his-name stated that overweight women aren’t real people? Do you smile smugly when your billion-dollar corporation profits from douchebaggery?

  • jenny2

    more here:

    http://www.bitchmagazine.org/post/douchebag-decree-marketing-tucker-max

    why are women publishing and promoting tucker max?

    MCCOY MOUNTAIN
    ART, FILM, & LITERATURE GUILD OF AMERICA

    Ms. Priscilla Painton
    Simon & Schuster Editor in Chief
    RE: ASSHOLES FINISH FIRST, Secretive Tapings of Anal Sex without The Girl’s Consent, Corporate Douchebaggery, and the Epic Failure of I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell

  • Mel

    Anybody that finds this funny, man or woman, is clearly a heartless and shameless animal. They are hypocrites, since I am sure if it is their daughters, sisters or mothers, and loved ones that are at the butts of tucker's jokes, then they would sing a different tune. What in the hell is so funny by writing "I am mad because no one will rape me" please explain that to me. If that sign said "I am mad because you' mama wants to be raped because she's a ho'", referencing your mothers and sisters and daughters, then you will all be the "feminists" since your women were the targets, but since you feel falsely proud of yourselves and its other people's sisters, mothers, daughterss, etc,, then you dismiss it as nonsense. These college protestors know what they are talking about Alex, this is a clear issue, the one's who do not know head to heal are the one's defending the scumbag max tucker.

  • Mel

    Since when is not following the rules/laws and not having manners and not being sensitive to people's feelings A BAD THING? People here embracing this guy just for pushing the buttons, then they should admire Hitler or Jack the Ripper or terrorists or someones that harms/hurts/degrades someone that they(the defenders) love, since these so-called "heroes" are "not obeying the law" and for "being rebellious" and for "not being politically correct". Since some people here are making excuses for rape, what is ther left to hold on to, waht is there left to trust in humanity or this world?

  • Mel

    Sorry, I meant to say "Since when is not following the rules/laws and not having manners and not being sensitive to people’s feelings NOT A BAD THING?" sorry for the typo. That is the point I was trying to make, people gratifying tucker for being bad and evil, and mocking us who stand against injustice towards our fellow human beings. A real man has a heart, otherwise he is just a DICK.

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