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

April 4, 2011

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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

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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 […]