I’ve been gearing up to write a post about the appalling images of men in new TV shows and the implicit assumptions that underlie those images, but Linda Holmes over at NPR has done it for me, so well that all I can really add is to flap my hand frantically in its direction and say “Yes, right, see, that! That thing!”
Your female-gaze moment of the day: the Men of the Stacks calendar, raising money for charity by showing off the sweet nerd beefcake of America’s male librarians. I do believe they’ve shelved the myth of men not being hot under “bullshit”.
And finally, just for grins, the most reliable quiz I’ve yet seen on How to tell if your son is gay.