December 12, 2016
You know how when you watch and old movie and there’s a Y2K joke or a WAZZZZUUUP and you think, “man, this hasn’t aged well.” There’s now a whole category of those movies that are just classically heroic dudes being absolute dicks to women. There’s even a whole supercut (https://goo.gl/ejmmDH) of all the times James Bond hits women. Just Sean Connery slapping women left and right like he’s Moe and every Bond girl is Larry and Curly.
Now, hear us out on this, but there’s a chance that images like this might have been hurting women instead of helping them. Crazy. Maybe normalizing violence against women or showing Harrison Ford literally whipping (https://goo.gl/QRB2Gw) Kate Capshaw into kissing him have given men unrealistic ideas about how things like consent work.
This week Jack O’Brien brings on Carmen Angelica, Jason Pargin (aka David Wong) and Katy Stoll to talk about the modern-day minefield of consent, what movies have been getting wrong about it, why it’s so easy for guys to get defensive about it and a female perspective on why it’s so damn important.
Carmen Angelica Twitter: https://goo.gl/ATcFbz
Katy Stoll Twitter: https://goo.gl/FzYPCG
Jason Pargin Twitter: https://goo.gl/pNcIwx
Article: Cracked: 7 Reasons So Many Guys Don’t Understand Sexual Consent: https://goo.gl/cNurtf
Video: Cracked: How To Know If A Girl is DTF: https://goo.gl/bkx5dS
Video: Han and Leia’s First Kiss: https://goo.gl/HbzMm0
Article: Cracked: 5 Things Women Want Most: https://goo.gl/WsEPiR
Article: Cracked: Everything A Woman Should Know Before She’s Groped: https://goo.gl/pcyEbj
Article: Cracked: 5 Ways Modern Men Are Trained To Hate Women: https://goo.gl/UJtzh
Article: New York Times: Nurse in V-J Day Photo Dies: https://goo.gl/KFxJci
Article: Vice: I Want a Feminism Class for Boys: https://goo.gl/7YUFf1
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