Monthly Archives: April 2007

Award-winning domestic violence?

TweetThis video, “A Little Too Late,” features Toby Keith singing to this tied-to-a-chair-in-the-basement-girlfriend. He threatens her with a shovel, then it looks like he’s going to drown her, or maybe bury her alive. It’s fucking sick and scary. It was nominated for Best Video at the Country Music Television Awards. Nice, huh? Via Fun with [...]
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A Doonesbury Redemption?

Tweet After the strip a while back that implied that feminism is no longer needed, perhaps Trudeau is attempting to make amends by talking about women’s beauty standards in a recent strip. Thoughts? Tweet
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Hungover Feminist Weekly Report – Pop Culture Fever Edition

TweetThis week’s video is up early because I’m going to be heading up to New York for the big Feministing Birthday shindig tomorrow. P.S. Trust me, my taste in television shows is the least of hundreds of embarrassing things about me. Come to the party tomorrow and I promise you’ll see at least a dozen. [...]
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Feminism on the radio

TweetJessica will be on the Kojo Nnamdi Show at noon today, talking about her new book! The topic is “Feminism Today”: It’s the “f” word you don’t hear as much anymore — feminism. But issues that confronted women thirty years ago remain as pressing as ever, whether it’s reproductive rights, equal pay or the challenges [...]
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Joe Francis with yet another sex charge

Tweet Some people never learn. Some people are douchebags. And then there’s Joe Francis…who just defies category. Joe Francis, the millionaire founder of the “Girls Gone Wildâ€? video empire, was charged Wednesday with misdemeanor sexual battery for allegedly groping an 18-year-old woman. Francis allegedly touched the woman’s breast and buttocks repeatedly despite pleas to stop, [...]
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