Douchey Nebraska Political Consultant Fired for Calling Legislator a…

In his zeal to help prove his undying bro loyalty to Nebraska State Sen. Charlie Janssen, a "political consultant" named Jeremy Jensen deployed on of the last truly offensive bad words in the English language, calling Democratic legislator Danielle Conrad a "cunt" on his Facebook page. Jensen was promptly fired. » 3/22/13 12:35pm 3/22/13 12:35pm

John McCain: Senator, Candidate, Misogynist?

Nerve » 10/14/08 5:00pm 10/14/08 5:00pm contributor and freelance writer Steve Almond whether McCain's problem this election season is his startling misogyny — and whether Sarah Palin's nomination wasn't part and parcel of that. It's an interesting question, given McCain's and . But if that wasn't enough for you, Mr. Almond and I have plenty more…

Did Hillary's Appearance On O'Reilly Actually Make Me Like Her More?

Fox is the only news channel that gets any audio on my cable box. This is something, like the interminable nature of this campaign, I generally regard as a negative. But yesterday I had a revelation. See, Hillary Clinton just went on Bill O'Reilly, and when they aren't rerunning clips of the really boring interview,… » 5/02/08 10:30am 5/02/08 10:30am

You Know, Cindy, He Might Have Been More Tactful But John Sorta Has A…

  • John McCain called his wife a "cunt" sixteen years ago. The full quote, in response to Cindy's "playful" mention of his male pattern baldness, was: "At least I don't plaster on makeup like a trollop, you cunt." I have to give him bonus points for using the word "trollop" and also, calling her out on what looks to be…
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Badass, Self-Described Feminist Jane Fonda Drops The C-Word On Today

As many already know, actresses/activists Jane Fonda and Eve Ensler were welcomed onto the Today show this morning in honor of the 10th anniversary of Ensler's Vagina Monologues, the one-woman, pussy-positive show that has since become a staple of college campuses. And what a welcome they gave back! Ensler and Fonda,… » 2/14/08 10:00am 2/14/08 10:00am

Why Is The Word "Cunt" Still Such A Big Deal?



I admit it: I have a filthy mouth. I drop F-bombs like they're nothing, and I make use of the word "cunt" pretty often, on a daily basis even. I think because I live in a fishbowl surrounded by other cussers, I sometimes forget that my foul language might actually, you know, offend people. This is particularly true… » 9/14/07 1:30pm 9/14/07 1:30pm