Red Pill in Fiction: Index

My “Red Pill in Fiction” series of posts reliably gets more Likes than any other kind of post. (BTW, WordPress doesn’t let the Likes show up on my page as viewed by visitors; I’m the only one who can see them. WTF, WordPress?) Here’s an index to this series of posts, in chronological order; I’ll update as appropriate.

Note the first one, The Inverse Bechdel Test, is one of the more “serious” of the series. (“Serious” being a relative term in this context.)

1. The Inverse Bechdel Test
https://neurotoxinweb.wordpress.com/2016/12/23/the-inverse-bechdel-test/

2. Jerks, Nice Guys, and Female Self-Awareness: An Example
https://neurotoxinweb.wordpress.com/2017/05/21/jerks-nice-guys-and-female-self-awareness-an-example/

3. Red Pill in Fiction: Harry Potter edition
https://neurotoxinweb.wordpress.com/2017/05/26/red-pill-and-fiction-harry-potter-edition/

4. Red Pill in Fiction, part like, whatever
https://neurotoxinweb.wordpress.com/2017/06/06/red-pill-in-fiction-part-like-whatever/

5. Red Pill in Fiction: Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell
https://neurotoxinweb.wordpress.com/2017/07/03/red-pill-in-fiction-jonathan-strange-and-mr-norrell/

6. Red Pill in Fiction: Bridget Jones’s Diary
https://neurotoxinweb.wordpress.com/2017/07/10/red-pill-in-fiction-bridget-joness-diary/

7. Red Pill in Fiction: Every Rose Has Its Thorn
https://neurotoxinweb.wordpress.com/2017/07/19/red-pill-in-fiction-every-rose-has-its-thorn/

8. Red Pill in Fiction: Oh My Freakin’ God Edition: Suddenly Royal
https://neurotoxinweb.wordpress.com/2017/08/01/red-pill-in-fiction-oh-my-freakin-god-edition-suddenly-royal/

9. Red Pill in Fiction: The French Lieutenant’s Woman
https://neurotoxinweb.wordpress.com/2017/08/08/red-pill-in-fiction-the-french-lieutenants-woman/

10. Red Pill in Fiction, Classics Edition: Gone with the Wind
https://neurotoxinweb.wordpress.com/2017/08/22/red-pill-in-fiction-classics-edition-gone-with-the-wind/

11. Red Pill in Fiction: Red Pill Romance
https://neurotoxinweb.wordpress.com/2017/10/03/red-pill-in-fiction-red-pill-romance/

12. Red Pill in Fiction, 200-Proof Edition: Nancy Werlin’s Impossible
https://neurotoxinweb.wordpress.com/2017/12/22/red-pill-in-fiction-200-proof-edition-nancy-werlins-impossible/

13. Red Pill in Fiction: The Other Boleyn Girl
https://neurotoxinweb.wordpress.com/2018/01/03/red-pill-in-fiction-the-other-boleyn-girl/

14. Red Pill in Fiction: Grossman’s Magicians series
https://neurotoxinweb.wordpress.com/2018/01/14/red-pill-in-fiction-grossmans-magicians-series/

15. Red Pill in Fiction: Kelley Armstrong’s Driven
https://neurotoxinweb.wordpress.com/2018/02/07/red-pill-in-fiction-kelley-armstrongs-driven/

16. Red Pill in Fiction, Reverse Edition: Heinlein’s Friday
https://neurotoxinweb.wordpress.com/2018/03/26/red-pill-in-fiction-reverse-edition-heinleins-friday/


LOL. In this thread about movies that pass a reverse Bechdel test, Banksiman’s comment is fuckin hilarious:

Terminator.

1. Are there at least two male characters with names?

i. Kyle Reese ii. Does ‘Cyberdyne Systems Model 101 Terminator with living tissue over a metal endoskeleton’ count as a name? There are bit-part cops named, but wouldn’t count that more than a nametag.

2. Do they have a minute of conversation with each other in the movie?

nope

3. Is the conversation about something other than women?

Its all Sarah Connor this, Sarah Connor that …

A much better chick flick would have had lines like ‘Cyberdine … , you look sad. What’s wrong? If Kyle can’t see beyond the living tissue over the metal endoskeleton he’ll never know the real you, and then its him you should feel sorry for.’

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