The frightening thing is that, like most of their other campaigns against women, they see themselves as just warriors fighting for what’s right. This is primarily because they firmly believe that any woman who speaks up on women’s issues is completely disingenuous and only doing it for the purposes of self-promotion, and that any man who does is looking to get laid, because they actually cannot possibly imagine a scenario in which someone would genuinely give a shit about women.
Members of this board, as well as “Men’s Rights Activists” in general, tend to go apoplectic at even the most mild implications that women might be human beings. For them, this is simply “not allowed” and must be punished swiftly and severely, as they appear to believe that feminism is the one obstacle in the way of all these pathetic neckbeards getting their pick of supermodel girlfriends who obey their every whim. The goal is to make it as uncomfortable to speak out about misogyny and women’s issues as possible, which is why they go to the wall in terms of harassing women like Emma Watson. At the end of the day, this is the crux of it. It would be sad if it weren’t so vile.
*sigh* hi, welcome to goth denny’s. i’m your server, raven, you can like, sit down or something *sigh*
I would eat at Goth Denny’s.
I would eat the black eggs and ham.
I would have my eyes opened to the noir milkshake.
Where is the nearest franchise location?
I was not expecting that!
I don’t think anyone was expecting that!
IT GOT BETTER
This is now officially my most favorite thing on the internet
im crying in class b/c of this
A monthly discussion of Gillen and McKelvie’s comic The Wicked and The Divine and the mythological sources behind it.
This is really strong.
Just a reminder that I grew up with various sources of Lucifer mythology, but my analyses are typically rooted in interpretations of the different versions of the Bible, as well as a book titled The Great Controversy, by a Seventh-Day Adventist named Ellen G. White….
"For the record, feminism by definition is: ‘The belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. It is the theory of the political, economic and social equality of the sexes.’
I started questioning gender-based assumptions when at eight I was confused at being called “bossy,” because I wanted to direct the plays we would put on for our parents—but the boys were not.
When at 14 I started being sexualized by certain elements of the press.
When at 15 my girlfriends started dropping out of their sports teams because they didn’t want to appear “muscly.”
When at 18 my male friends were unable to express their feelings.
I decided I was a feminist and this seemed uncomplicated to me. But my recent research has shown me that feminism has become an unpopular word. Apparently I am among the ranks of women whose expressions are seen as too strong, too aggressive, isolating, anti-men and, unattractive.
Why is the word such an uncomfortable one?”
Image Comics is pleased to reveal a very special variant cover by artist Becky Cloonan (SOUTHERN CROSS, Demeter) for Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie’s THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #5. Cloonan’s interpretation of Baphomet and The Morrigan sizzles and will be available to order with Diamond Code AUG148290.
THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #5 marks the end of the first story arc and is an action-packed finale that will rip the rug out from underneath readers who thought they’d had everything figured out. It’s showtime.
"Put it like this: it’s the climax of the first story,” said Gillen. “It’s the climax. The aim is to let loose those martian-metal fireworks in your head and burn it into your cortex forever. If people open up your skull they’ll find I REALLY LIKED THE END OF THE FIRST THE WICKED + THE DIVINE STORY written on your grey matter in neat letters. That’s what we’re shooting at. We can’t wait for people to read it."
THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #5 will hit shelves on 10/22 and can be ordered with Diamond Code AUG140694. Keep an eye out for the special Becky Cloonan variant (Diamond Code AUG148290) which will be available on the same day. Final order cutoff deadline for retailers is Monday, 9/29.
Tell your shop this week if you want this one.