Category Archives: success

Glenn Grothman: Still Biggest Asshole On the Planet

Regular readers may recall Glenn Grothman, the Wisconsin state senator awarded the position of the biggest asshole on the entire fucking planet. Well, he won’t let this status disappear! In fact, last month, he made a strong play to keep … Continue reading

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Geek Pride and Social Justice

Hey, everyone, it’s been a while! I have been dealing with assorted Brain Issues, and I’ll probably be flaky as shit for a while because sometimes even remembering to eat is difficult and writing a post is damn near impossible. … Continue reading

Posted in gender performativity, hegemonic heterosexuality, intersectionality, noseriouslywhatabouttehmenz, sexism, success | Tagged , , | 68 Comments

Daily Mail on Househusbands

Hat tip to Hadley. The Faily Heil, a newspaper best known for its 1930s support of British fascist Oswald Mosley and its unceasing efforts to classify everything as either a cause of or cure of cancer, has offered us all an … Continue reading

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I Thought I’d Try The Swim Part: The Man Camps of North Dakota

Noah wrote about the “man camps” of North Dakota for the Good Men Project, but I decided I would talk about it as well, because it’s interesting. The quote that struck me the most within the NYT article was the … Continue reading

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Mythological Monsters: The Success Myth In Action

Various people on the internet are harrumphing about this study from the University of St. Gallen, which tested the behaviors and psyches of professional stock traders, and compared them with a comparable group of actual psychopaths. The stockbrokers proved to … Continue reading

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Hoisting Petards and the Patriarchy

Have you ever heard the phrase “hoist by his own petard”? As in the sentence “Newt Gingrich was hoist by his own petard: his general douchebaggery has probably cost him the presidency”? Do you have any idea what a petard … Continue reading

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Kay Hymowitz: Terrible Person or Worst Person?

Explaining what’s wrong with articles by Kay “guys should man up” Hymowitz is kind of like shooting fish in a barrel entirely full of salted herring. Nevertheless, I am in a ranty mood, so.

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Ami’s (not so) daily dose of (very so) awesome :D

Just wanted to share this amazingly sweet and awesome story from this Tumblr you thought I didn’t really notice. But I did. I wanted to high-five you. Yesterday I had a pair of brothers in my store. One was maybe … Continue reading

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Maybe We Should Call It Blatantsexism-mas

Thanks to Sociological Images, today we have a special holiday edition of Pictoral Evidence of Gender-Enforcement Against Men. Warning: lotsa pictures below the cut.

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The Beauty Myth And The Success Myth: Ozy’s Law In Action

Over Thanksgiving weekend, I was talking with my brother, and we were bemoaning something I’ve bemoaned with other men on many occasions: the bloody impossibility of convincing the women we love that they’re beautiful. Those with a woman that they … Continue reading

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