Oh, For Fuck’s Sake


Seriously? This is what you’re going with here, Marvel? You do know that female superheroes exist, right? Y’know, considering the fact that you publish stories with them and all. Maybe try putting some of them on a t-shirts that you want to target to women or girls. Just a suggestion. Also, “I Need A Hero?” Bullshit.

I know I post a lot of stuff like this ranting about sexism and all that, but that’s only because it keeps fucking happening.

Is This A Fucking Joke?

No, seriously, this has to be a joke. 

Basically, to elaborate on the above link, a company called the Eurostar group has created a tablet that they are marketing to women called the ePad Femme. It’s for girls because it’s pink! And it comes with things like cooking and yoga apps! Because all women eat that shit up, right?

There is this horrible trend that I’ve been noticing (and I’m sure that a lot of folks notice as well) where marketing firms hold on to the belief that if they want to have something appeal to women, it has to be pink. Remember the whole Bic for Her thing? Where a bunch of people left incredibly sarcastic reviews on the Amazon page? (By the way, I recommend reading the reviews as many of them are hilarious.) This is the same fucking thing. It’s the assumption that women won’t use technology unless it appeals to stereotypes.

Not to mention that the idea of having gender-specific technology is the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard of in my entire life. Hey, I have a PC, smart phone, PlayStation 2, Wii, and XBox 360. But I obviously shouldn’t have them because they’re not pink, and therefore not for girls!

Here’s the thing: most of the women that I know couldn’t really care less about the color of the computers that they use. Like anybody else, they mostly just care if it works and does what they need for it to do. And I really think that’s true of most people regardless of gender.

Also, I just really don’t like the color pink.

Welcome to the blog!

As you can plainly see, this is my new blog. The purpose of the blog is basically to give me a venue to ramble on about shit that I like. If the previous sentence did not clue you in, I like to swear a lot and don’t typically bother to censor myself (hence the title of my blog). If this is something that bothers you, then this is probably not the blog for you.

I will mostly be discussing various and sundry media (probably mostly anime/manga, video games, and books since those are what I spend most of my free time one). Most of what I discuss will be probably be extremely silly (like motorcycle-riding bears), though there may also be some kind of serious commentary. As a part of my New Year’s resolution, I will also try to update this blog at least twice a week. Let’s see how long it takes for that schedule to fall through.

At any rate, stay tuned to this page for some new content. In the meantime, have a picture of my cat charging his lasers.


Wesley will smite you with his Glowing Eyes of Doom.