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The prettiest girl in the room

Me circa 2003 in Venice, with my painfully adorable kid brother.

EDIT: At no point during this post will I write the words “I am an ugly lady.”  Just FYI.

Since it seems to be the topic of the moment, let’s talk about the ladies.

As I’m sure many of you know, a British blogger recently made a post to the effect of “I’m so pretty, the world can’t even handle me right now.”  She goes on, in great depth, to report all of the free stuff men throw at her and all the hate women harbor towards her.  All because she’s just too damn good-looking.

Is it just me or does this sound like a bad sequel of Zoolander?

Needless to say, it’s got a lot of women’s knickers in a twist.  I won’t get into the ins and outs of the feminist/patriarchal/societal commentary, I’ll leave that to the Ashley Judd’s out there.  I’d like to make things a bit more personal.

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