Tag Archives: movies

Straight Cis White Male Protagonists

An interesting issue has come up in the comments to that 101 101 post, one that I think deserves its own thread to start unpacking its stuff. Indefatigable commenter typhonblue linked to this article from OnFiction, and elaborated on its … Continue reading

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How Revenge Of The Nerds Ruined My Life

[Trigger warning: Rape as comedy, rape culture. Also, this gets a bit personal and ranty. You might want to get comfortable.] I first saw Revenge Of The Nerds on home video, back when you could rent a VHS player in … Continue reading

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Media Gender Roles: WTF?

There’s an interesting disconnect in perceptions of how men are presented on TV. Feminists look at TV and see that the heroes and most of the other characters are overwhelmingly men, and say “That’s misogynist!” Sensitive men look at TV … Continue reading

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Why “Horrible Bosses” is a Step Forward for Masculists

Just a note on comedy before I begin – although I love to laugh as much as the next person, I hesitate to say that I enjoy “comedies” when describing my taste in movies, because so many of them lately … Continue reading

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