Comic Books Already Draw Male Super Heroes in a Sexist Way

Comic Books Already Draw Male Super Heroes in a Sexist Way

People have been in a flurry over the new drawings of female spiderwomen – saying that she is too sexualized and that the drawings are sexist. Internet bloggers took to the story like Joey Chestnut to a hot dog, smashing cancerous shit down their gullet until they set new records for pointless outrage. Who knew there were people who had enough spare time to read comic books  and engage in internet faux-feminism? It’s really hard to see where the criticism is coming from. Is anyone really shocked that a medium dominated by teenage boys…

Sorry, but “Rape Culture” is Drunken Concerts

Sorry, but “Rape Culture” is Drunken Concerts

Columbia University cancelled its “Bacchanal”  concert this fall citing “safety concerns associated with drinking and sexual harrassment.” The cancellation no doubt is connected to federal claims filed by students this past spring alleging that Columbia violated federal law in not going far enough to prevent and deal with sexual assault. Students were understanadably pissed that their concert / drinking fest was cancelled. A group called the Coalition of Sexual Violence Issued a statement, which read in part:  Cancelling the event only serves to ignore and distract from the true reasons for sexual violence…

We Shouldn’t Forgive College Debt for Charitable Jobs, We Should Cap it

We Shouldn’t Forgive College Debt for Charitable Jobs, We Should Cap it

              This week in Salon, after careful consideration and much research, Robert Reich theorized that life might not be fair: Does anyone seriously believe hedge-fund mogul Steven A. Cohen is worth the $2.3 billion he raked in last year, despite being slapped with a $1.8 billion fine after his firm pleaded guilty to insider trading? On the other hand, what’s the worth to society of social workers who put in long and difficult hours dealing with patients suffering from mental illness or substance abuse? Probably higher than their…