Monthly Archives: April 2012

Warrior Princesses

This picture is making the rounds on Facebook the last couple days. I could definitely see my own four year-old daughter asking this question; one of her favorite books is Brave Margaret, in which the heroine, faced with a sea … Continue reading

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Gender binary humor

 

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My Little Brony

If you haven’t heard of bronies, you’re behind the times! Check out these recent stories on the male My Little Pony fan base: http://www.king5.com/entertainment/My-Little-Brony-meetup-135880593.html http://www.dailymail.com/Entertainment/201204120260 http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/dc-bronies-feel-the-love-and-friendship-of-my-little-pony/2012/04/06/gIQAajwc0S_story.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAkg5E0T5UM http://lightandsteel.wordpress.com/2012/02/24/my-little-brony/

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Mani-pedis and Male polish

The saving grace of capitalism is that perceived immorality goes out the window when the potential customer demographic gets large enough. That’s how we got bilingual milk ads (featuring Salma Hayek and Sofia Vergara), and why Time Warner Cable has … Continue reading

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Pink Bubba Fun

Did you hear the one about the guy named Bubba who won the 2012 Masters? He was born in Bagdad (Florida), never had a golf lesson, swings left-handed, asked his equipment maker to make him a custom pink driver, and … Continue reading

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