Not to compare apples to really tasteless oranges that no one has ever heard about, but while we listen to Lena Dunham condemn herself on Fresh Air this afternoon for not putting enough racial perspective in her HBO series Girls, we might want to also take a step back and remember that there is a lot worse stuff out there right now. Like a Field Guide to Chicks of the United States, the new book by a PUA (pick-up artist) named Joe Bovino (who, even amongst his own community, is considered a douchebag), which is not only blatantly sexist but more than just “casually” racist. Chicks actually seems to go out of its way in its press release to be severely offensive to every “ethnic subculture” out there. What’s an ethnic subculture, you ask?
“Shhhh…” Joe Bovino would reply. “Don’t worry your pretty little head about it.” Then he would tell you that you were being an “Afrodisiac,” which is definitely a thing. Read More