03.22.13

HIGH FIVE YOURSELVES, FEMALE NERDS – IT’S THE MOST EMPOWERING MOMENT IN NET HISTORY

Posted in Blogged Down, non-sporting journalism at 2:57 pm by

YOU’VE COME A LONG WAY, LADY PERSONS. First, you get the right to vote. And now Luke Winkie can simultaneously judge your tech credentials AND your hotness! Lest you think The New Dean Of American Rock Critics is some kind of knuckle-dragging bromosapien, Mr. Winkie issued the following disclaimer after the Complex slideshow was published ;

The idea of perpetrating the same old gender divisions in an area like tech – which has predominantly been a boy’s club throughout history – seemed like kind of a messed up thing to do. It represents the most banal form of internet content that exists.

“Most banal form of internet content that exists”? Bad enough that Luke wants to have it both ways, but was it really necessary to issue an open challenge to Bleacher Report?

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