Archive for the ‘Keeping Score’ Category

Ripe For Conversion

For every woman who wants a man just to be with and accepts him as he is, there appear to be several who want a man only in order to fix up. Among themselves they discuss their ‘project beaux’ like house conversion experts: rip that out, knock that down, put that up instead. It is […]

Posted on August 9, 2012 at 08:24 by Hugo Grinebiter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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The Throng Of Throngs

Sometimes it takes a mother’s-boy celibate monk to see things as they really are. “A lack of lovers to admire her is a woman’s crown of woe”, writes Guibert of Nogent, “and on her crowds of thronging suitors rests her claim to nobility and courtly pride.” It’s not about love, romance or even sex, it’s […]

Posted on August 10, 2012 at 09:25 by Hugo Grinebiter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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The Isis Syndrome

Something that puzzles an older wave of feminists is that the more we approach equal pay and the more glass ceilings shatter, the more extreme does female sexual display seem to become. The proverbial Man from Mars might conclude that, while one half of modern young women are in training for government and the professions, […]

Posted on August 11, 2012 at 09:35 by Hugo Grinebiter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Something Going For Him

The purpose of having a trophy man or woman on the arm is not only to rise in the hierarchy of one’s own sex and make one’s peers envious, though that motive is extremely important; it is also about enhancing one’s attractiveness to the opposite sex. Suitable arm candy raises your market value; it means […]

Posted on August 12, 2012 at 11:48 by Hugo Grinebiter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Hunting Other Women’s Husbands

The film ‘Sex, Lies and Videotape’ features a slimy lawyer explaining how he discovered that a wedding ring acted as an aphrodisiac on women generally, and regretting that he had never thought to wear one long before he got married. Assuming that this is a true observation – and disbelievers should be invited to fund […]

Posted on August 13, 2012 at 10:17 by Hugo Grinebiter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Moving On

A friend contributes a glimpse of modern life: ‘I used to work with a very beautiful but extremely flat-chested woman who married a casual friend of mine. Her lack of rack really bothered her so he paid for implant surgery so she would feel better about herself. Post-op she needed a new wardrobe, partly because […]

Posted on August 14, 2012 at 09:34 by Hugo Grinebiter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Nunc Dimittis

Discussing his film ‘Valmont’, Milos Forman comments: ‘You finish your love affair with a girl, and she keeps calling, she keeps writing, and finally out of some kind of perverse mercy, or some kind of charity, you say all right, let’s have a dinner. And the moment she gets that, she gets you to bed, […]

Posted on August 15, 2012 at 09:00 by Hugo Grinebiter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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