Posts Tagged: devin o’neill

Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, the Rumpus exclusive video premiere of The Size Queens’s To The Country. Then, in the Saturday Review of Mad Max: Fury Road, Devin O’Neill explores the movie’s seeds of feminist thought. Though the film is undeniably brutal and violent, O’Neill highlights its anti-patriarchal implications. The story, he argues, is “about possessiveness, and about how generosity and compassion… redeem the world and […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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In the Saturday Essay, Devin O’Neill considers the dual nature of the male feminist, looking back not-so-fondly on the desire to “lash out” against an unforgiving world during high school and junior high. O’Neill used “nerd” and “goth” identities to cope with the anxiety of confronting gender norms. Androgynous role models like Marilyn Manson and […]

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The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Falling For The Femme Fatale

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If power is going to shift toward equality, men have to see power less as an inherent right and more as something we can be incentivized to relinquish.

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