Critique My Dick Pic: Why Some NSFW Photos Are More Than The Sum Of their Private Parts

Much maligned is the dick pic, and for good reason. “It seems like such a dumb thing,” comedian Aziz Ansari commented after his third full-length stand-up special Buried Alive riffed on phallus auto-documentation. At one point in his act, Ansari asked the female members of the audience to cheer. Raucous applause. Then he requested that […]

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That’s What She Said: The Ultimate Feminist Gag?

Garth: Hey, are you done yet? I’m getting tired of holding it. Wayne: Yeah, that’s what she said. (Wayne’s World, 1992) Thus launched the most recent wave of what may be the greatest oral gag of our time. It’s the little black dress of the joke world; so simple and yet so functional that barely […]

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What Kind Of Slut Are You?

Supposedly some brand of feminism out there is saying that we have reclaimed the word “slut.” In a manner that has supposedly neutralized the effect of racial slurs and homophobic put downs, this once slanderous word has been redefined to entail feminist inclusion and overcoming the sexist attitudes of pop culture. But what, exactly, is […]

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