The Edumacation of Puddin' Pop Pitter

March 20, 2003

Complaint Corner - Planet Bic

From Craig

March 16, 2003

The word on the street is that there's going to be some sort of March Madness Boys' Night. Something about a bunch of guys locking themselves up somewhere to watch the basketball tourney, drink, and play video games until the wee hours of the morning. Some of the MMBN participants are even skipping work to do this.

This is problematic in numerous ways, but in the interest of time and space, I will highlight only two of them. First, the inclusion of Puddin' Pop Pitter in this assumingly boys-only event is questionable. Are we absolutely certain that Pat has a Y chromosome? The result of a recent scientific, Gallup-esque poll has left me dubious. For example, an overwhelming majority of those polled asserted that Puddin' likes girly drinksreally, really likes girly drinks. Additionally, a significant number of people (men as well as women) thought that Pat is GIRLIER THAN ME (I wear pigtails!!!). Hello, 411? I'd like the number for the MMBN main office. I have a discrepancy to report.

Second, this event exemplifies the ridiculousness of gender-clustering that is so maddening (please see Complaint Corner archives). This single-sex secret society thing is a bit second grade-ish, don't you think? Also, it's not as if we women don't already know that you guys can be really stupid when you're around each other, drink, etc. Heck, we witness the idiocy on a regular basis. No need to be shy and hide out all of a sudden. *Sigh* Did you learn anything at Carleton Puddin' Pop? No? Well, stick with me. I'll edumacate you.


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