Posts Tagged ‘lionel tiger’

Reader Beatdown: Men’s Studies Vs. Male Studies, Cartoon Edition

Reader Joseph Hewitt submits his comic interpretation of the Male Studies v. Men's Studies divide, with the help of a thesaurus. Fashion-wise, it appears to be a draw. You can find more of Hewitt's work at Ataraxi Theater.

Lionel Tiger: The Closest Reading

Ladysquires of writing blog Shitty First Drafts provides a lengthy stylistic analysis of the first two paragraphs of Lionel Tiger's latest: "What the hell is Tiger even saying? I recognize that academic prose is necessarily dense. We’re talking about complex theoretical ideas here. . . . The problem is that [...]

Lionel Tiger: You Had Me At “Acidulous Hostility”

A few weeks ago, chief "Male Studies" proponent Lionel Tiger accused me of not having read his book. Guilty as charged! But now that Tiger tipster Dan has sent along the first two paragraphs of Tiger's latest, God's Brain, I can say with confidence that I've read about as much Tiger as humanly possible. Namely: [...]

In Which I Debate Lionel Tiger on “Male Studies”

Apparently, my extensive punning work on the topic of Male Studies has qualified me to comment internationally on the nascent academic discipline. Yesterday, I appeared on Canadian CBC radio program "Q with Jian Ghomeshi" in order to provide the yin to Male Studies founder Lionel Tiger's yang on the phenomenon of the "male as male," and [...]

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