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Should I change the name of the blog to “We Invented Your Fucking Tampoons, for Fucks Sake?”

By David Futrelle

Maybe it’s time to change the name of this blog.

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Saidit safari: Incels just as bad on Reddit clone Saidit as they were on Reddit

By David Futrelle

After Reddit banned the Incels subreddit, then its replacement subreddit Braincels, some Reddit incels wandered to other subreddits; some headed to the Incels.co forums; and a few hundred made their way to a Reddit clone called Saidit.

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We Restarted the Mammoth’s Database Server to Feed You

Sorry about the site outage this evening. The problem was a glitch with the database server, apparently triggered by an error in the site code. Hopefully this will not recur, but in other news if you’re a WordPress maven who wants to do me and the site a big favor there’s a line in the code that needs fixin. Thanks, everyone, for your patience!

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Men’s Rights Redditor: “If it’s not okay to physically abuse a woman, it shouldn’t be okay to push a man to the breaking point”

No, fellas; you can’t hit her

By David Futrelle

Men’s Rights activists really do seem intent on finding justifications for men to punch women. There’s the “jokey” slogan they like to use: “Equal Rights mean equal lefts.” There was Paul Elam’s “Bash a Violent Bitch Month,” in which he imagined men responding to physical abuse from women by “beat[ing] the living shit out of them. … I mean literally … grab[bing] them by the hair and smack[ing] their face against the wall.”

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MGTOW Notes: The Great Gatsby

By David Futrelle

Are you studying The Great Gatsby for high school English? Well, you’re in luck: one thoughtful contributor to the Men Going Their Own Way subreddit has provided this useful short reader’s (or watcher’s) guide to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s more famous work.

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Women are trying to normalize homosexuality in order to destroy the white race, verbose weirdo claims

Men beware! First the ladies will try to convince you that lesbianism is sexy, and then ….

By David Futrelle

Fellas! Do you ever wonder why homosexuality “has … become so normalized?” Why it’s no longer cool to call gay men the f-word? Why the majority of Americans now think that gay marriages are just fine?

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You wouldn’t let a dog or cat vote. So why let women, MGTOW Redditors wonder

Cats are smarter than you think

By David Futrelle

So an amateur phrenologist in the Men going Their Own Way subreddit has come up with a new (to him) bogus reason why men are smarter than women: their brains are a little bit bigger. (Never mind that brain size doesn’t actually correlate with intelligence.)

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A retro gaming champion harassed women for years. Then he killed his ex-girlfriend

By David Futrelle

Rudy Ferretti was known in the male-dominated retro gaming community as a champion gamer — and as a raging misogynist who ferociously harassed women. He once made a homebrew game in which the goal was to kill women.

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Men’s Rights activists had much more of a say in new campus rape policies than we thought

Education secretary Betsy DeVos, in cahoots with MRAs

By David Futrelle

You may recall the outrage when, back in 2017, Education secretary Betsy “Ten Yachts” DeVos met with members of three fringe Men’s Rights groups — two of which have histories of collaboration with Men’s Rights hate site A Voice for Men — to hear their propaganda about the alleged epidemic of false rape accusations on America’s college campuses.

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“Menstruation is a malfunction” and other exciting vagina facts from a guy who quite honestly doesn’t seem to know what he’s talking about

By David Futrelle

Today’s nuggets of vagina wisdom come courtesy of some dude who just tried to post this thing below on my blog. Apparently the vagina (and the female reproductive system in general) is some sort of sperm-powered locomotive.