“But I’m a Nice Guy,” an animated short by Scott Benson.
A quick editorial cartoon about the intersection of self-pity, entitlement, rape, territoriality, misogyny and fear of women. You see it all over the place online in the form of Men’s Rights Activists (of whom there are a few reasonable non-misogynists), Men Going Their Own Way, Pick Up Artists, and dudes touting the “Red Pill”, because The Matrix is a good movie. Look any of these up if you have the stomach for it. These are extreme examples, but watered-down forms of these ideas are everywhere.
In lurking their blogs and youtube channels for a while, I’ve noticed that beyond the standard patriarchal chauvinism there is this deep fear of women - what they will do to me, how they will reject me, how they will use me, how they are changing society in a way that does not favor me, how they are making men into something I don’t like, how they are making themselves into something I don’t like, that they won’t give me what I want, and that they won’t give me what I think is rightfully mine. This goes beyond fear of feminism- this is fear of women at its purest. And that, to quote a puppet, leads to anger and hate. It’s sad.
I am a feminist. I think there’s enough ice cream to go around, but it does mean those of us with 3 scoops might have to give one or two up. Also, The Matrix is a fun movie but probably not anything you should be basing a philosophy on.
This is really well done and definitely worth a watch—best use of 40 seconds I’ve seen in a while.
Darren Criss spills on what’s next for Blaine… and is generally all kinds of adorable. :)
“Everything” - Def Poetry by Carlos Andres Gomez
Aaron Sorkinisms—from The West Wing, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Sports Night, The Social Network and others
Harry Potter theme played on wine glasses—so cool
Shawn Achor—The Happy Secret to Work Better
Brilliant. Hilarious and insightful. Must watch this!
Holy Musical B@man—I’m Sexy and I Know It
The Real Mitt Romney—HILARIOUS!
Old Spice Guy… Remixed
Weird Al strikes again—this time with an homage to Gaga: Perform This Way
Darren Criss Sings His Whole Interview
Rolling in the Deep Cover—Maddi Jane
Such a powerful voice for such a young girl.
One Man Disney Movie
“Love Story” on the harmonium
This is fantastic on so many levels. :D
Baby eating a watermelon… while IN said watermelon.
Cutest thing I’ve seen in a while.