It was what I had dreamt of all those years when I read of dueling pistols and men of great action and few words. ”Suddenly, I wished my women’s studies professor from Sarah Lawrence were there.
After the punching finally stopped, Anton walked up to me shirtless and sweaty, caked with blood and dirt, his arms outstretched in an unmistakable gesture of victory. Pistols at dawn seemed a ludicrous symbol of male egotism, and I longed for men in tailored suits, who solved arguments with Woody Allen jokes and New Yorker references.
All that could be heard in the darkness was my friends and I shouting his name, and the thuds and grunts of Anton wrestling with another guy.
Savage would swing a bat into a hanging car tire as a regular training exercise in order to strengthen his hands and make sure he utilized his legs during swings.
The technique was so effective that Herndon adopted it and used it during his own career as a baseball coach.
Yeah, that may be an extreme case (and one likely amplified by mental health issues) but the connection a mama’s boy has with his mother can be extremely powerful and may be more important than you. Super Macho Man: This guy screams or gets into physical altercations with strangers –and might just do so with you. Hotep: For those unfamiliar with “Hotep” dude (lucky you), some of his favorite pastimes include: policing women’s clothing choices, blaming Black women for the woes of the Black community and distributing homophobic propaganda. If this guy still doesn’t understand the significance of the #Black Lives Matter movement and why running around talking about “all lives” is just plain dismissive and disrespectful,there is sincerely no hope for him. “The Fixer” (Who Can’t Fix Shit): You know the guy: he claims he can fix everything, yet when he hands something back to you it is in a worse condition than when you originally gave it to him.
He also thinks Floyd Mayweather is the greatest and doesn’t care about his history of domestic abuse. Just leave my messed up electronics and household appliances alone! Fox News Fan: If Fox is his only news source, I rebuke him in the name of Jesus! Always Busy: I don’t care how tight a man’s calendar is. The Women’s Website MRA Troll: How the heck does this guy manage to show up as soon as any article is published about women’s issues, ready with ignorant drivel?
But I’m not going to lie: Part of me was turned on.