bechdel test
Instead of using the Bechdel Test as a catch-all critical condemnation, we can use it as a jumping-off point for larger conversations about the role women play in popular films. When films fail, why do they fail?
Earlier this year, Choice USA launched a "Bro-Choice" campaign to encourage men to speak out against reproductive injustice. Cut to hoards of conservative bloggers lambasting an imaginary douche collective of "horny young men who think 'women's right to choose' translates to 'men's right to use.'"
Borat came out seven years ago, but it was apparently fresh in the mind of the drunk jerk who, without warning, reenacted the Pamela Anderson kidnap-attempt scene on me at a bar.
In other news, water is wet, astronauts are attractive, and Carrie Underwood is the perfect post-breakup singer-songwriter to sing at one's baffled hallmates from a dorm room floor.
I'm the opposite of those girls who say, "I don't get along with women," or "I hate girls, they're too catty." My friends are almost exclusively female and it's been this way since the beginning of time.
black ops
Military first-person shooters are not exactly known for being a hotbed of radical feminist activity. And this is probably not going to change anytime soon.