Pin It
Favourite

Thursday, July 12, 2007

You get what you settle for

Posted on Thu, Jul 12, 2007 at 1:01 PM

You know, I get tired of this War of the Sexes shit. It's an endless cycle of, literally, she-said he-said that will never possibly be settled. So I find such discussions pretty much moot, yet I can't stop reading the discourse! Today I tripped across something Gloria Steinem of fucking course wrote over on the Huffington Post about what, exactly, the problem is with the term "chick flick." It's not that it exists, exactly -- though it's not great -- it's that there's no pithy, sound-bitey term for shoot-em-up FX shit. (AKA Boy Movies.) I've been using "dick flick" for years; Ms.Steinem suggests "prick flick" which is also apt. Click the link and laugh at the commenters who have no clue who she is.

Survey Asks

What should be done with the Halifax Forum?

  • Repair
  • Replace

View Results

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Remember, it's entirely possible to disagree without spiralling into a thread of negativity and personal attacks. We have the right to remove (and you have the right to report) any comments that go against our policy.

Coast Top Ten

Opinionated

    The weight

    OPINIONATED »

    The weight

    posted by LAURA SHEPHERD, Aug 2/18

    Homophobia, hate crimes and the murder of Gregory Gerald Jodrey. comments      2


More »

Reality Bites

More »

Shoptalk

More »

In Print This Week

Vol 26, No 12
August 16, 2018

Cover Gallery »


Real Time Web Analytics

© 2018 Coast Publishing Ltd.