the baggy trousered misanthropist

missives issued from the lair

Today Gillette released a new ad asking men to engage with cultural changes highlighted by MeToo. The response from men’s rights activists has been strong, with reddit issuing (unintentionally amusing) lists of Procter & Gamble (Gillette’s parent company) products to boycott, including tampons. Some make it easy to mock them that we’re obliged to do …

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“…when female nudity is placed outside a sexual context, both men and women recoil from it.” A big thank you to Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin and assorted other dignitaries, who this morning took it upon themselves to prove my theory about the efficacy of FEMEN’s topless activism, whilst attending a Hannover trade fair. The amount …

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