Category Archives: comedy

Sexism In Comedy Is Rampant, Boring And Also On The Way Out

Look, guys, I might never do comedy again because I’m lazy and I think I was never good at it to start with, and I’m not saying that so that you guys will all pile on and be like ‘NOOOO … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Let’s see if I remember how to do this. Grand Prairie man who shot and killed his family at his son’s 11th birthday party was “eerily calm” before the crime. The intrepid trend-spotting reporters of Tyler, TX have discovered this … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Bon Thursday to y’all! Andy Dick has been sued for rubbing his crotch on a guy’s face at the Trees club in Dallas during a 2010 show. Wendy Davis gets a “woo” and anti-gay bigot Warren Chisum gets a “boo” … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Here is my review of Bridesmaids, which I went to go see at Ennis, TX’s excellent Galaxy Drive-In Theatre last night: I laughed so hard I cried three different times, so go see it. Now on to the news. A … Continue reading

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Bill Maher Plays The Privilege Card When He Calls Palin That Word That Rhymes With Runt But Starts With C.

The Dallas Voice‘s Arnold Wayne Jones is enamored of Bill Maher’s recent appearance at Dallas’ Winspear Opera House, wherein the comedian’s “fearlessness” came out in most notably in the very brave stance he took with regard to Sarah Palin. During … Continue reading

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AND FURTHERMORE re: South By Southwest

I guess this is a thing that has to be said: saying that sexism or gender discrimination exists in a particular area is not the same as saying that the people who operate in that area are sexists. At least … Continue reading

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Why There Aren’t More Female Comics At SXSW

After booking one female comic—one–out of 30 comics for its Austin showcase, SXSW has said it’s “disappointed” there aren’t more female comics on the line-up. To this I say: horse shit. Horse. Shit. This is akin to making yourself a … Continue reading

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