Categories
announcements

Robert Futrelle, RIP

My father passed away on Wednesday, some four months after the death of my mother.

Just wanted you all to know. I may be taking a few more days off from the blog.

Categories
anti-Semitism chad conspiracy theory creepy incels misogyny pedophiles oh sorry ephebophiles

“The Jews are behind the simultaneous hypersexualization and sexual segregation of fertile teenagers from the wider male population,” incel declares

We live in an age unusually receptive to conspiracy theory — with a veritable army of QAnoners caught up in baroque, sadistic theories of retribution against political and cultural elites; with the vast majority of Republicans believing (or purporting to believe) that, actually, Donald Trump won the election; and with a cohort of Americans convinced that Bill Gates is planning to plant microchips in their bodies with a vaccine shot.

Categories
4chan alpha males beta males cuck eugenics evo psych fairy tales incels misogyny

A 4chan anon makes the case for cuckoldry: “It isn’t a fetish; it’s the natural order”

4Channers are so obsessed with calling people “cucks” that you can’t help but wonder if some of them are just projecting their own secret — or perhaps not-so-secret — fetishes on the world.

Categories
antifeminism dude you've got no fucking idea what you're talking about Dunning–Kruger effect mansplaining MGTOW misogyny

Is The Handmaid’s Tale a parable about “the folly of the liberated woman?” One MGTOW says “yes.”

What the fuck are you talking about, MGTOW?

Margaret Atwood has a unusual new fan — a commenter on the MGTOW2 subreddit who thinks that The Handmaid’s Tale is (unbeknownst to even Atwood herself) not a dystopian vision of a patriarchal theocracy but rather a sort of Red Pill parable on “the folly of the liberated woman.”

Categories
alt-right anti-Semitism incels ironic nazis

Was an incel rioter just arrested for his role in the Capitol attack? The strange case of “Scuffed Elliot Rodger”

Christian Secor, in happier times

A UCLA student who sometimes called himself “Scuffed Elliot Rodger” online has been nabbed on assorted federal charges for his role in the January 6th attack on the Capitol, during which he was photographed sitting in Mike Pence’s seat in the Senate just moments after Pence was evacuated from the room.

Categories
cuckolding Dunning–Kruger effect evil single moms fatphobia MGTOW misogyny racism

“I WILL NEVER RAISE ANOTHER MAN’S CHILD,” declares MGTOW in epic(ally stupid) rant

Men! you are not obliged to raise a son whose father is clearly Andy Richter

A man’s gotta do what a man’s gotta do, and sometimes that thing he’s gotta do is to write a 1300-word rant about evil single moms who want to find new fathers for their kids.

Categories
PUA red pill

Wot’s all this then? Red Pill romancer plans to pull the birds with a fake British accent

Romance and fake British accents don’t go together like beans on toast

They are seriously running out of ideas over there on the Ask The Red Pill subreddit.

Categories
creepy domestic violence misogyny rape culture violence against women

26 creepy, threatening or otherwise completely inappropriate vintage Valentine’s Day cards

Today, a little trip back in time to Valentine’s Days past. Which turns out to be a lot weirder than you might have expected, at least if the Valentine’s Day cards our ancestors gave each other are any indication.

Categories
open thread trump

Impeachment Acquittal Open Thread

Well, that was depressingly predictable, huh? Let’s hope this grifter has to face a real court — or ten — for some of his (alleged) other crimes, financial and otherwise.

Categories
alt-right misogyny violence against women

Some of the Capitol attackers have histories of abuse against women? Sad, but not surprising

Larry Rendall Brock Jr, Capitol hill attacker, ex-wife harasser

On Wednesday, the HuffPost published an important article titled “At Least 9 Far-Right Insurrectionists Have A History Of Violence Against Women.”