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  • Raunch meter rises for CBS Monday comedies

    01/25/2012 4:51:09 AM PST · by AT7Saluki · 34 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 1/23/12 | David Bauder
    Last week seemed typical for CBS' sitcoms on Monday night, television's most popular — and raunchy — night of comedy. There was a strip club visit on "How I Met Your Mother," lap dance included. The stars of "2 Broke Girls" mistakenly believed an upstairs neighbor ran a brothel. "Two and a Half Men" included jokes about masturbation, oral sex, sex with moms, trading cigarettes for sex and two scenes with loud noises of passion from behind closed doors. A quick count found 53 sex jokes on the network's four comedies, which includes "Mike & Molly." There were also nine...
  • Feminism Stripped Bare (Harlotry is the new feminist chic. )

    01/02/2006 11:06:46 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 102 replies · 3,515+ views
    The American Prowler ^ | 1/3/2006 | Christopher Orlet
    Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch CultureBy Ariel Levy (Free Press, 224 Pages, $25) Once men like me were the enemy. Today we are the ideal. Well, not exactly. The drunken frat guy is the ideal. As are juggly strippers. As far as feminists are concerned, I still am the enemy. That's pretty much what I got out of Ariel Levy's new study of raunch culture, Female Chauvinist Pigs, that the new feminism is simply the old objectification of women repackaged in a sleazy wrapper. Midway through Ms. Levy's treatise we hear this from one successful New...