She-Hulk And Never Letting The Haters Win
Midweek last week there was a mega-viral tweet reflecting on a monologue from Marvel’s new She-Hulk series.
The monologue, from the show’s protagonist, went something like: “I’m a master at controlling my anger. People (men) say things I don’t like literally everyday, all the time, always, but I suppress my outrage at their insolence. I am a good person.”
The tweet’s stance on the monologue was overall positive, invoking the idea that the negative experiences described were ones exclusive to women, and which were generally unknown to most men:
But, people saying insane, dishonest, or hostile things to or about you is a feature of being human, and framing this painfully commonplace facet of everyday life in a way that assumes it’s exclusive to any one group is just bizarre to me.
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