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Where do all the angry white men come from?

This is an article about angry white men and their galloping sense of aggrieved entitlement. It is at least partly inspired by feminist theory and analysis of structural racial supremacy. Before I’ve finished my third sentence, I’ve probably already contributed to a minor epidemic of hypertension among a certain section…

Rhett Butler: Nice Guy

I have one huge quibble with Michael Kimmel’s otherwise excellent book Guyland. It’s towards the end, when he veers a tad close to validating the complaint of Nice Guys® everywhere, which is that their very Niceness means all women everywhere will reject them. There’s a lot of problems with that…

Exile in Guyland

I finished reading Michael Kimmel’s Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men, which didn’t take me much time, and probably would have taken less time if it weren’t so thought-provoking that I had to put it down occasionally and think about it. Kimmel takes the reader through the world…

Wherein I stop in the middle of a book to make a semi-ranting point

I’m in the midst of reading Michael Kimmel’s Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men (the final review should be interesting, as it’s a very yes/no/maybe book), and in the chapter in the hook-up culture, I seized up when I saw that Kimmel was going to use quotes from…

Video games and porn in Guyland warfare

I’ve had a weirdly intense week, and so I’m pretty tired. So while I was going to post on more Republican evil shit, I don’t have the moral stamina. But I do want to highlight this interesting post Hugo put up on Michael Kimmel’s new book Guyland: The Perilous World…

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