While they are irritating, the non-apology apologies tell us something about what men – or at least these men – think about sex.Read More
Tag: Harvey Weinstein
Posted by Carla Cook | Oct 11, 2017
Welcome to our first Mixtape, an attempt to take all of the content I consume every day and turn it into something coherent. Man, did I pick a beast of a time to start this. The Harvey Weinstein saga envelops more people on an hourly basis (also his wife is leaving him, which pleases me more than it should). What’s different about this one – and what I hope will ultimately affect some massive societal changes – is that the players involved are celebrities. We prefer to think of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck as two hunky boys from...Read More
Posted by Carla Cook | Oct 10, 2017
A close friend of mine – let’s call her Jane – had a homeless person walk up into her personal space at a gas station last week and ask for money. When she politely said no, he screamed “BITCH” at her and walked away. It was upsetting of course, an unnerving thing to happen in the middle of the day in a public place. Jane posted about it on Facebook and another woman – say, Julie – commented that Jane “should have lit him up.” Julie is a close friend and I adore her, but my gut reaction when...Read More
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