Archive for May, 2010

I won't be blogging today, on account of America. See you tomorrow!
Photo via Powerhouse Museum Collection

The Week’s Most Popular Blog Posts: Body-Slam Edition

Last week on the Sexist:
1. Miss D.C. Meets Grope With Body-Slam, in which local beauty queen Jen Corey practices self-defense against entitled douchebags.
2. Come for the Pizza, Stay for the Deconstruction of Masculinity, in which the way to a man's is through his stomach.
3. How Feminists Ruined Menstruation and Other Insights of a Dude Psychologist, [...]

Sexist Beatdown: Megan Fox Shrinks Michael Bay’s Camera Boner Edition

Hey! Looks like Megan Fox is due for her six-month Sexist Beatdown check-up. According to Transformers director and noted Hot Girl inspector Michael Bay, Fox has apparently grown "pale," "underweight" and "unhealthy," allowing her Hot Girl essence to whither away into a sickly frame that's utterly beneath the lingering gaze of Bay's signature camera-boner.
Meanwhile, Fox [...]

Indecent Exposure Near Eliot Junior High School

View Larger Map
D.C. police have released an alert about a "suspicious male individual" who is "attempting to make contact with adolescent females as they walk to school." The alert says that yesterday, "the suspect exposed himself to four juvenile females that were walking to school." He's operating around the 200 blocks of 17th Street and [...]

The Morning After: Sex and the City Isn’t Gay Edition

[youtube:v=Lvk7To1tzrY]
* Zack Rosen at The New Gay on the assumption that gay men love Sex and the City: "assumptions about my relationship to SATC make me about as angry as being called fabulous," he writes. "We’ve all gone on bad dates or slept with someone who never called us [...]

Intolerance of “Homosexual” Neighbors at an All-Time Low

According to a Gallup telephone poll conducted in 2006, "only" 27 percent of Americans would not like to live near "homosexual" neighbors. (No word on American attitudes toward neighbors who are simply "gay."). That figure is down from 30 percent homosexual-neighbor-intolerance in 1995 and 38 percent intolerance in 1990. Americans still dislike gay neighbors more [...]

How Feminists Ruined Menstruation, and Other Insights of a Dude Psychologist

Jesse Bering is "curious about the . . . immediate, subjective experiences of girls who are faced inexplicably with the fact that their uterine linings are literally falling out of their vaginas," he writes in his Scientific American column. There's just one thing standing in the way of Bering gaining an intimate knowledge [...]

Come for the Pizza, Stay for the Deconstruction of Masculinity

One Thursday last month, during the lunch hour at H.D. Woodson Senior High School, half a dozen teenage boys have gathered to eat pizza and talk about hollering at women. “From where I come from, you holler at a girl,” one student tells the group. “A girl can’t be too upset when a guy is [...]

Miss D.C. Talks Groping; NBC 4 Is Shocked and Confused

View more news videos at: http://www.nbcwashington.com/video.
Miss D.C. Jen Corey discusses defending herself against gropers with body-slams and head-locks on NBC4. AWESOME. She also makes some really important points about public sexual assault:

The Morning After: Why Women Hate McMansions and Love Soft Pillows Edition

What women want.
* I am in love with Kerry Howley's book review of Paco Underhill's "What Women Want"—an examination of the consumer behavior of what Underhill terms "the female of the species" of humans. Marry me, Kerry Howley's book review:

...