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Guest Blog — The Game: A Surprisingly Homoerotic Romp Through the Male Id

April 4, 2011


I’m a little late to The Game, but last week I read Neil Strauss’s exposé of the pick-up artist (PUA) community. Feminists might find offense in these dudes’ approach to women, but the book isn’t about women at all. It’s about men. The Game is a Fight Club-esque dudes-on-dudes tour of the search for self […]

Guest Blog — Wordclouds for Toys Marketed to Boys v. Girls

March 31, 2011


These two images speak for themselves. Check out the wordcloud for toys marketed to boys, compared to the wordcloud for toys marketed to girls: and: Can you guess which one is which? Find the explanation for how the wordclouds were conceived here. These wordclouds don’t necessarily speak to latent gender preferences, but they do speak […]