Why are my students so DOUR?

Dour. If I had to use one word to describe my students, that would be it. Maybe I've already blogged about this. I can't remember. But it bears repeating. On more than one occasion, I have looked out at a room full of students and yelled, "Why are you so DOUR? You have EVERYTHING!" I … Continue reading Why are my students so DOUR?

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Girls Gone Wild. . . What’s the attraction for women?

I think we can understand the attraction of "Girls Gone Wild" to men. Men, after all, are pigs. But what's the attraction for the women (or, rather, "girls")? Is this sort of soft-core porn exhibitionism empowering for these women? Or is it just more of the same? Listen to the author of Female Chauvinist Pigs: … Continue reading Girls Gone Wild. . . What’s the attraction for women?