— BBC Two (@BBCTwo) September 17, 2018
We’re big fans of BBC Two’s Rachel Parris. In the past, she’s offered solid and hilarious advice on how not to sexually harass people (turns out, it’s not that hard!) and a takedown of those damn millennials and our incessant requests that we not tolerate oppression.
Parris is back and she’s taking on incels, or “involuntary celibates,” those angry men on the internet demanding women “fuck [them] or fuck off.” Parris has some tips for these trolls, since she’s sure (she’s not sure) that all they want is a genuine human connection with another person.
Giving self-proclaimed incels the unearned and undeserving benefit of the doubt that this is what they’re after, Parris has some great advice, starting with “If you want someone to like you, it’s probably worth being friendly and trying to find some common ground with them, rather than going on about how much you hate them.” Just a thought!
Other tips: Stop assuming all women want to have sex with Donald Trump (we really, really don’t!) and don’t fear the empowerment of women. Solid advice all around!
- Jodie Whittaker addressed the jerks who think she can’t play the Doctor because she’s a woman, saying she “can’t even begin to debate that” kind of nonsense. (via The Muse)
- Meanwhile, Doctor Who’s new showrunner said making the character a woman was a condition of him taking the job. (via THR)
- I NEED THIS PLEASE.
— Charles PM (@CharlesPulliam) September 18, 2018
- I love everything about this headline: “Erik Killmonger, Who Was Right, Is the Star of a New Comics Series.”
- Just when you thought Facebook couldn’t get any worse, news breaks that they let job advertisers discriminate based on gender. (via BoingBoing)
That’s everything we saw today! Everything at all! We definitely didn’t see anything that might ruin Mario Kart for us forever!
(image: screencap, BBC Two)
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