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Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Re: Lindy West vs. Jim Norton

Posted by Alison Hallett on Tue, Jun 4, 2013 at 4:44 PM

Presumably most of you have seen this—it's been making the rounds of Facebook like crazy—but just in case you missed it, here's Lindy West summing up some of the violent, violently misogynistic responses she's gotten to her recent debate with Jim Norton.

Lindy has decided to allow herself to be a lightening rod so many things—comedy's issues with women, the internet's issues with women, the world's issue with fat women—and it's both inspiring and sort of terrifying to watch. Terrifying because, well... see above.

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