Monthly Archives: April 2011

Applying yourself.

I decided to take it easy for a while from all this madman blogging and just read ‘ol Andrew Sullivan for a while.  But I got to his site and the first goddamn thing he’s got there is a video … Continue reading

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Abortion.

This isn’t an abortion blog, and I haven’t thought that chiming in on this issue would be worth the candle.  After all, it’s an issue that’s been chewed over a bit, by other bloggers.  But I’ll throw something out there, … Continue reading

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Ass-smacking dude.

Yesterday, Robyn Shepherd wrote about an unpleasant experience she had with a man who decided to wallop her on the backside while she was walking to work.  When confronted, the first thing the young man did was lie:  “Ma’am I … Continue reading

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Two conversations with a second wave feminist.

A conversation:  An older woman I know – call her “Karen” – once had the pleasure, along with her roommate, of meeting Senator Ted Kennedy when she was in college, back in the sixties.  When she mentioned this to me, … Continue reading

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Cathedral.

Cathedral A short story by Raymond Carver. Ÿ                       Ψ                       ∞Λ∞                     … Continue reading

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“Sexual harassment”.

I remember back when I was eighteen, I was at a campus party.  It was a crowded room, and I saw a young woman… (I’ve noticed, by the way, that several feminists these days – Jaclyn Friedman, Hugo Schwyzer, etc. … Continue reading

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An imaginary conversation with Amanda Marcotte and Steve Buscemi.

In which I imagine what Amanda might say about my nice guys post and her response. (Disclaimer for the literal-minded:  This is fiction, cut out of whole cloth.  Neither Amanda Marcotte nor Mr. Buscemi did or said any of the … Continue reading

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