Newsflash: women disgusted by pictures of penises!

So, it’s been a long time — too long really — since we’ve had it all penis Friday around here. And with the recent controversy over the possibility that Congressman Anthony, um, Wiener might’ve sent a unrequested shot of his manhood filled underwear, now seems like a perfect time to get back in the game.

But let’s take an intellectual view of the penis. Over at Salon, they’ve decided to analyze why men take crotch shots? As you might suspect, there is a hidden, unconscious evolutionary program involved:

Speaking of evolutionary sexual cues, cognitive neuroscientist Ogi Ogas points out, “Men who send off penis pictures probably aren’t thinking at all, they’re responding to an unconscious, evolutionary urge likely inherited from our primate ancestors: male monkeys and apes routinely display their penis (usually erect) to females to indicate sexual interest…

I’m a little curious about the success rate of monkeys who display a non-erect penis?

The piece digs deeper, questioning whether women appreciate our ape-ish urges.

The response to a call I put out on Twitter for women’s feelings on guys pointing a camera between their legs was one of total repulsion. Specifically, I asked whether these photos “do it” for them, and one tweeter responded, “If by ‘do it’ you mean ‘send me to the toilet retching,’ then yes, they do.” Another woman responded with “ick” and the hashtag “#thankgodimnodatinganymore”; and yet another tweeted, “Not at all. The penis is ugly. End of story.”

So the moral for today it is: don’t send women pictures of your penis. Boy, if they’d printed this article about 10 years ago it would’ve saved me a lot of trouble!

However, there’s nothing in here about not sending women a severed penis.

5 Responses to “Newsflash: women disgusted by pictures of penises!”


  1. John Saleeby

    It’s not hard to know when a woman wants to see your penis.

    I saw an episode of “Married With Children” featuring Jessica Hahn this morning – That girl was cool, she was red hot. I mean, she was STEAMIN’!!!

    Then they showed an episode with the late Wendy Joe Sperber. Jessica Hahn’s body with Wendy Joe Sperber’s head would be The Perfect Woman.

  2. Wil

    Yeah, I can remember when married with children had Jessica on as a guest — it was quite a cultural event.

    And Wendy Jo Sperber died?

  3. John Saleeby

    She died of breast cancer.

    She was on “Wil And Grace” late in her Life. She would yell at Grace to quit being a crybaby and stuff which Grace found so motivating she hired her to holler at her all day. Or some kind of Sit Com bullshit, I don’t understand that stuff.

    My God, I saw “Rock Star” last night. That is one terrible Movie.

  4. Wil

    Yeah, I saw that that was on last night. I’ve always hated its message that sensitive acoustic music is somehow superior to ass kicking metal.

  5. John Saleeby

    That is Reason To Hate “Rock Star” #692

    Where does the Jennifer Aniston character get the idea that she’s somehow different from all the other female characters in that Movie? What a bitch. Although, to her credit, she didn’t have a dick. Oh, that reminds me -

    Reason To Hate “Rock Star” #438 -
    After fucking a beautiful woman the Guy sees her in the bathroom peeing – WHILE STANDING UP!!! UH OH!!!

    That was old when they did it in “Bachelor Party”!