Category Archive: Hugs, Twisty

Letters from readers, questions answered, futures predicted

May 09 2012

Hugs, Twisty: Hey I know, let’s chuck some transgenderism chitchat at the wall and see what sticks!

I don’t know if it’s because I’m feeling pretty fresh and minty after having taken a few personal days months, or simply because I’m experiencing a nostalgic hankering for the days of yore when we so often enjoyed polite, pinkies-in-the-air discourse on the topic, but I just couldn’t let this email from an anguished blamer …

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Feb 11 2012

Hugs, Twisty: I may have finally found that guest blogger I’ve been looking for

On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 4:27 PM, kelly marsh wrote: Hi, My name is Kelly Marsh and I am a writer and a blogger. I’m just getting in touch to ask if you’re open to reviewing content from freelance. If so, I’d love to put together a high-quality article written specifically for the site. …

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May 17 2011

Hugs, Twisty: rapist is asshole

Dear Twisty, Please Jill! Cast the jaundiced spinster eye apon the recent IMF rapist? I need your unique perspective. redpeachmoon Dear redpeachmoon, What luck! I just happen to have handy just such a perspective on the IMF rapist. However, you might not interpret it as particularly unique. It goes like this: That guy is a …

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Jan 16 2011

Hugs, Twisty: Pornsick dudes give blamer the screamin’ mimis

Blamers, blamers, blamers! Though my blogularity has been in remission lo these past weeks, I have missed you. The blog will return, I swear. Until then, allow me to resurrect one of my favorite recurring features. I allude to the “Hugs, Twisty” feature. You remember “Hugs, Twisty,” right? It’s where I publish a blamer email …

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Jun 13 2010

Blamer Brain Trust Alert: Blamer seeks non-soul-crushing employment

Today’s cry for help is from one of our more prolific and incisive blamers, but I forgot to ask if I could use her real name, so until she outs herself she’s Blamer X. Dear Twisty, I just got out of a soul crushing HR meeting where I raised concern about the bosses of our …

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Jun 05 2010

Hugs, Twisty: Woman’s sex appeal is unbearable to knob coworkers

To: Twisty Faster From: maria m. miranda Subject: Jezebel: woman fired for being too sexy at job Message: I know Jezebel covered this, but I want YOU to write about it. Dear maria m. miranda, Nothing gives me greater pleasure than catering to the whims of complete strangers! Here’s my synopsis [pieced together from the …

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Dec 04 2009

Hugs, Twisty: “I just need to commandeer your uterus for a sec.”

Rejected comment from reader bilbertson on an August, 2007 post entitled UterusWatch 2007, in which I discuss a couple of legislative efforts to restrict women’s access to abortion, one of which required written consent of the “father”: [Dear Twisty] I know I’m commenting on this much later than it was posted but I hope readers …

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Nov 30 2009

Hugs, Twisty: fan mail from a flounder

Email from David Finnigan to twisty.faster Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 5:10 PM [Dear Twisty,] paragraphs like this: ‘Compulsory feminism, unlike the heartwarming compulsory capital ‘M’ misogyny the shoving down of which our throats are all accustomed to, is apparently nothing short of child abuse. One nervous misogynist, Australian Family Association spokesman John Morrissey, blurts …

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Nov 11 2009

Hugs, Twisty: Blaming now a recognized science

I Blame the Patriarchy has won an award! Dear Blog Owner, Our website is a informational databases and online news publication for anything and everything related to science and technology. We recently ran a poll asking our website users regarding what online informational resources they use to keep up to date or even to …

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Oct 27 2009

Hugs, Twisty: moderated dude yearns to be heard on feminist blog

You know what sucks about the Internet? When Internet feminists don’t stop what they are doing right now and answer your question. Alessandro Machi Submitted on 2009/10/16 at 10:01pm on post Ways In Which The Internet Sucks Ok, this is probably a stupid question, but please answer, anybody. I’m assuming she has had breast …

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