Newsfail: Climate Change, Feminism, Gun Control, and Other by Jamie Kilstein, Allison Kilkenny

By Jamie Kilstein, Allison Kilkenny

A hilarious and informative primer at the such a lot pressing problems with our day, from the creators and co-hosts of Citizen Radio, a a hundred% listener-supported exhibit whose slogan is “independent radio that won’t lead you to war.”

#Newsfail isn't really your grandmother’s comedic-memoir-slash-political-manifesto. From web page one (in a preface titled, “In Which the Authors Interview Ralph Nader within the Bathtub”), comic Jamie Kilstein and journalist Allison Kilkenny pledge to offer you the scoop like you’ve by no means gotten it before.

On concerns starting from feminism to gun keep an eye on, weather swap to classification warfare, international coverage to internet neutrality, they let you know how the mainstream media will get it left, correct, and totally, unforgivably, irresponsibly wrong—think Noam Chomsky as channeled through Fred and Carrie from “Portlandia.” #Newsfail is all this, plus the tale of Allison and Jamie's personal DIY foray into self reliant media through their podcast, Citizen Radio, which has featured site visitors reminiscent of Jeremy Scahill, Sarah Silverman, Glenn Greenwald, and Neil deGrasse Tyson, and been downloaded hundreds of thousands of occasions by means of humans all around the world.

Their venture is truth-telling above brainwashing. All you should do is pay attention.

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By Jamie Kilstein, Allison Kilkenny

A hilarious and informative primer at the such a lot pressing problems with our day, from the creators and co-hosts of Citizen Radio, a a hundred% listener-supported exhibit whose slogan is “independent radio that won’t lead you to war.”

#Newsfail isn't really your grandmother’s comedic-memoir-slash-political-manifesto. From web page one (in a preface titled, “In Which the Authors Interview Ralph Nader within the Bathtub”), comic Jamie Kilstein and journalist Allison Kilkenny pledge to offer you the scoop like you’ve by no means gotten it before.

On concerns starting from feminism to gun keep an eye on, weather swap to classification warfare, international coverage to internet neutrality, they let you know how the mainstream media will get it left, correct, and totally, unforgivably, irresponsibly wrong—think Noam Chomsky as channeled through Fred and Carrie from “Portlandia.” #Newsfail is all this, plus the tale of Allison and Jamie's personal DIY foray into self reliant media through their podcast, Citizen Radio, which has featured site visitors reminiscent of Jeremy Scahill, Sarah Silverman, Glenn Greenwald, and Neil deGrasse Tyson, and been downloaded hundreds of thousands of occasions by means of humans all around the world.

Their venture is truth-telling above brainwashing. All you should do is pay attention.

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Thus implying to her that she is already in essence a whore. When we look, finally, at the lives of the virgin and the whore in pornography, we discover that sexuality can never be sought as a simple pleasure. In this mind, because a woman desires, she is imagined as evil through and because of her carnality. T h e fulfillment of her desire inevitably brings about her humiliation and at the same time implies the loss of her soul. For pornography does not present to us a new state of grace, in which the body is admitted into heaven.

To be wanted. To be used. " I love to stand before my lover and see the adoration reflected in his e y e s , " we read in a caption for a photograph of a woman whose legs are spread apart. "She's made for our kind of pleasure," the pornographic hero of a novel tells us. " H e r thighs and breasts are as firm and lovely as any I've s e e n . " And in the light of this definition, we shall not be surprised to learn that the pornographer's idea of his object's pleasure is to please him. She exists for no other purpose.

Indeed, prostitutes are paid not only to render physical pleasure but to play roles—to, in fact, impersonate women and to create the illusion that they willingly serve, even passionately desire, the man who buys them. But the behavior dictated by etiquette for proper ladies is equally doll-like. T h e very posture of her body is arranged like a mannequin by custom. She must not cross her legs; her carriage must be erect. And of course, her demeanor, like the doll's, must be, if not obsequious, pliable and pleasing to men.

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