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Monthly Archives: March 2009

TIGER BEATDOWN FOR DUDES Presents: That’s Not Funny. No, Seriously Dude, It’s Not

OMG! Boys! They are so adorable, right? For example, here is an adorable thing boys like to do: sort of deny or dance around the presence of misogyny, no matter how blatant it happens to be, when it comes from somebody they want to like! Oh, wait, that’s not adorable. That is some lily-livered bullshit. [...]

Sexist Beatdown: Now With More Saletan! Edition

Saletan, light of my life, fire of my blog posts. My sin, my soul: Sa-le-tan. He’s none too fond of the abortions, that fellow! In this edition of the always-anticipated Sexist Beatdown, which is kind of like The McLaughlin Group except there’s no old guy in a plaid suit yelling WRAAAWWWNG! every five seconds, Amanda [...]

God to Abortioners: You Started It!

Welcome back to Abortion Week at Tiger Beatdown! It is kind of like Shark Week, except I didn’t plan it at all, and instead of sharks it has me, reveling in the slaughter of the unborn. So: more exciting than Shark Week, I would think! Today, our Abortion Week programming centers on God. God is [...]

SALETAAAAAAAN! Part Deux.

Awwww, he wrote a little defense of himself. Here, I shall translate: I’m totally pro-choice! I don’t believe abortion should be illegal. My friends think it should be illegal, though. Also, if you think it should be illegal, that’s cool. Kudos for flooding that one dude with e-mails about how he must STOP THE PLAGUE [...]

SALETAAAAAAAN!

Well, now he’s just doing it to piss me off. For lo, another week is upon us, and it brings with it another column by liberal Republican pro-choice choice-hater William Saletan. In this week’s installment: William Saletan totally supports your right to have an abortion! Also, ladies are getting abortions, and it’s terrible! If you’re [...]

Depressing News For Depressing People PRESENTS:

The statistics are shocking: women experience 572,032 violent victimizations a year and approximately 28% of those abusers are either husbands or boyfriends; men fall victim to 48,983 incidents a year. – Second sentence of a study on domestic violence carried out, inexplicably, by an online dating service. “We were surprised to see that almost three [...]

WAHHHHHHH: The Battlestar Galactica Finale Liveblog, Because You Wanted That, Except You Didn’t

Good morning! Or, afternoon, I guess! I am feeling very classy today, my friends. Granted, I am classy every day of my life. However, today is special. I am eating french toast with blackberry puree, and I am also drinking a cheap yet totally acceptable champagne, also with blackberry puree in it because that’s tasty, [...]

Sexist Beatdown: Abnormal Boners Edition

Hello! And good afternoon! My computer works now, you will no doubt be pleased to note. It was totally not doing that this morning, which was sad. And resulted in a delay in Sexist Beatdown! This week: a groundbreaking new study finds that, when you ask a bunch of boring straight people which sex acts [...]

In Which I Solve William Saletan’s Problems For Him. AGAIN.

Here is a shocking confession: I kind of love Slate contributor William Saletan. This is not because I think he is “smart,” or “interesting,” or even “a particularly good writer.” No, my reasons for loving him are far more complex. I love him because he is always asking DEEPLY STUPID QUESTIONS, in such a way [...]

Don’t Know What You’ve Got Till It’s Gone, And Also I Write A 9,000-Word Blog Post About It For You: A Post About Battlestar Galactica

There are many lady issues facing ladies today: for example, pay inequality, the problematic coding of masculinity and femininity as oppositional, the exclusion of women from legitimate positions of authority, the goals of President Obama’s Council on Women and zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz… OK! More importantly! Battlestar Galactica is totally almost over!  Oh, my God, Battlestar Galactica. I [...]