Friday, October 8, 2010

And in other news...

(This is a more adult blog than usual. Be warned.)

Americans evidently do not have enough healthy, fulfilling sex, and have too much time on their hands. This leads to a preoccupation with sex, and the latest evidence of this is the widespread fascination with slutty Karen Owen's "sex thesis" in which she rated the performance of 13 partners while she was pursuing her undergraduate degree at Duke University. If you have nothing better to do than fascinatedly read about some college athlete's penis size and how good he was or wasn't in the sack, you need to get a life.

Once again, we learn that if you behave badly on the internet, it's probably never going to go away. And that women are capable of even more objectification than men (there is no equivalent to some women's preoccupation with penis size: and I, to be extremely frank, have never heard men have the fixation with very tight genitalia that would be the closest direct equivalent, from a man's perspective- which can be taken care of through a few minutes' worth of exercise by a woman every other day, in any case). The things that some men focus on in women can be taken care of by exercise and surgery. Good luck with similar penis surgery.

So, in summary, if you have a happy, healthy, sex life, carry on. Keep doing what works. And if you're a pathetic individual who needs to vicariously live through others' lurid accounts, you need to change something.


Holly said...

I was amazed this incident was covered on the Today show. What sad commentary on the state of American journalism.

phlegmfatale said...

That's horrifically tacky, but I think the penis-size obsession is dwarfed by boob obsession.

J.R.Shirley said...

That's probably true, Phlegm, but one of those is relatively easy to surgically change. And there are guys who appreciate virtually every shape breast.

In the main, one is cosmetic. The other...not so much. Now, if you wanted to talk about women loving the shape of a man's butt, that would be a more appropriate comparison.

Anonymous said...


The boob-obsession is grounded in biology. That is, men have a passable excuse in that large-breasted women have a higher chance of getting pregnant.

On the other hand, the penis-size obsession is quite absurd... as the average size is already big enough