When I first learned of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' new "Save the Sea Kittens" ad campaign, I was confused—and not because re-branding one species of animal (fish) as another (kittens) doesn't make any fucking sense. No, I was confused because PETA's campaign just doesn't seem overtly sexist enough! There are no Playboy [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Sexy’
Two weeks ago, William Grimes called his wife, Erin. He was in Birmingham, Alabama with their two young children. Erin had moved to D.C., lured by the prospect of steady work in door-to-door magazine sales that would provide a decent hourly wage, free hotel and travel. "I was calling her and she was saying that [...]
When the American Library Association's annual conference kicked off in Chicago last Thursday, some attendees wanted the world to know that librarian get-togethers aren't all about shushing and stacking: There's a lot of fucking, too.
The human nipple is a strange beast. Depending on the context, this "small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15-20 lactiferous ducts arranged cylindrically around the tip" has been marketed as alternately sexy, obscene, artistic, disgusting, and even sexier.
But as a consumer of nipple shots, such versatility can become confusing. It's often difficult to [...]
Aaron P. Taylor's club is a very boring place to be.
Last November, I outlined some advice for well-meaning sexists on How Not to Advise Women Not to Get Raped. The post was in response to a guy named Aaron P. Taylor, who, in response to getting shut down by a female in da club, penned [...]
Daily Intel is reporting on the touchy-feely aspects of today's meeting between President and President-elect. "Unlike past regime changes, there was no awkwardness between President-elect Barack Obama and President George W. Bush when they met at the White House this afternoon," wrote Jessica Pressler. "How do we know? Because there was nothing between them, except [...]
One late October evening somewhere in the 1980's, in the time before children, a friend of my parents traveled from Clintonville, Wi. to Madison to attend the city's Halloween block party. The friend, though, had trekked sans-costume. So they did what any noble crew of young professionals would do: They dressed him in snug overalls, [...]