ply their demeaning trade

The left cannot have its whores and its politics, too. — Andrea Dworkin CounterPunch chose the Great #MeToo Awakening to publish David Rosen’s thoughts on decriminalizing prostitution. Throwing stones from glass houses and everything, but Rosen seems a bit…corporate to be publishing on CounterPunch. This is how he describes a recent consulting engagement: Americans love…

roy moore and britney spears

With all the recent #RoyMoore and #MeToo stuff going on, I think we’ve obscured an important fact: pedophilia is such a big taboo in America only because it’s completely normal and expected. Why is this a male fantasy?  Not only because of having all the power in such a relationship, but also because she talks…

mark ames on jailbait

I vaguely remember the eXile. I’ve certainly read a lot of Matt Taibbi and Mark Ames stories over the years, more in the NSFWCorp and Pando Daily eras. This morning, the Washington Post front-paged the pent-up rage of Kathy Lally, who had the misfortune of working with them. Fantastic stuff, on a journalism insider gossip…

kristen roupenian on cat person

Since Cat Person is the best thing ever, we should read the author’s own commentary. Here’s the interview that accompanied the story: Especially in the early stages of dating, there’s so much interpretation and inference happening that each interaction serves as a kind of Rorschach test for us. We decide that it means something that…

fuck yeah, leaves

This article in Reductress is amazing! It doesn’t contain the word “autism” at all, but it explains what we can tell is going through the minds of Autism Parents. Earlier this week, three-year-old Ian Vecci refused to leave the park without a leaf he’s totally obsessed with, further confirming his destiny as a huge fucking…

prevent this tragedy

The short story Cat Person in the New Yorker is the best thing ever. Historians of the future can read it to understand what happened and how our entire generation died alone. It’s basically what I imagine people who don’t respond to me on OkCupid are doing instead. Everyone should read the whole thing, but…

Close