Category Archives: violence

Vampire Sex and Violence: True Blood and the Bubble of Female Hypergamy

Recently, a writer for Pop Matters blogged his reaction to the extreme sex and violence of the HBO series “Tru Blood,” a show watched apparently only by women and gays. The blogger even calls the combined sex and violence scene … Continue reading

Posted in culture, gender, men, more, sex, tru blood, vampires, violence, women | 38 Comments

The Pittsburgh Shootings and the Question of Violence

The Pittsburgh area shootings at an LA Fitness center by gunman George Soldini has left 5 dead and 15 wounded. While getting a lot of attention, for a variety of reasons, including the killer’s diary, his resentment towards women, loner … Continue reading

Posted in investment, men, more, pittsburgh, society, soldini, violence | 67 Comments

Russia’s War on Georgia: It’s Not the Cold War, It’s Worse

Russia’s war with Georgia would seem to return to the Cold War days. That’s a fundamental misreading of the situation. While the Cold War featured the United States and the USSR facing off over world wide alliances and a divided … Continue reading

Posted in gap, georgia, more, oil, putin, russia, violence | 5 Comments