Reluctant Habits

Why The Onion Must Be Held Accountable for Its Vile Tweet

Posted by in Academy Awards, Misogyny, The Onion, tobias-scott, Twitter, vanderwerff-todd, Wallis-Quvenzhane

On Sunday night, The Onion broke the rules of edgy comedy. Why then isn’t the magazine coming to terms with its mistake?

Does Andrew Goldman, New York TImes Misogynist, Owe His Career to a Harvey Weinstein Headlock?

Posted by in goldman-andrew, Misogyny, New York Times, weiner-jennifer

How did Andrew Goldman land a job with the New York Times asking misogynistic questions of celebrities? It may have to do with a fateful headlock.

The Super Bowl: Madison Avenue Misogyny

Posted by in Advertising, Misogyny, Sexism, Super Bowl

It was a great game, perhaps the most gripping final NFL showdown of the past five years, with a second half opening with a daring onside kick and Garrett Hartley becoming the first placekicker to make three field goals over forty yards in any Super Bowl. Marvelous. And I might have come away from the annual experience howling in the streets for my avenged Jets, had not my viewing been sullied by an atavistic rash of misogynistic commercials. Granted, your average redblooded spectator does not necessarily watch television sports commercials…read more


Dave Sim: The Stalin of Comics

Posted by in Comics, Misogyny, Sexism, sim-dave

In case you haven’t heard the news, the once great Dave Sim has demanded that anyone who corresponds with him must pledge that Sim isn’t a misogynist. The whole business has erupted into a sad and terrible train wreck in which Sim has nearly alienated his friend Chester Brown and spurned long-time fans. And it’s all because Sim doesn’t appear to be acquainted with Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions…read more