- File Size: 155 KB
- Print Length: 41 pages
- Publisher: Magenta (October 12, 2011)
- Publication Date: October 12, 2011
- Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B005VF4F9Q
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Lending: Enabled
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,056,279 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
Shit that Pisses Me Off Kindle Edition
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I would give S*** That Pisses Me Off 4/5.
I have to admit I was expecting a series of essays from a liberal feminist perspective addressing serious issues in society. Instead, I found essays about often trivial matters from the perspective of a conservative radical "feminist."
I appreciated that it was grammatically well-written. However, the righteous passion I had hoped to find in the pages of a "feminist" book titled "Shit that Pisses Me Off" was completely absent and only the oblivious ego-driven rantings of a self-righteous woman (from an apparently insular world) tricked in.
The author apparently has no real understanding of the experiences of people of color, those born into poverty or those who identify as LGBTQ. One of her essays unapologetically treads into the same arguments behind eugenics when it comes to women's rights to reproduce. For that matter, she has no conception of how women can actually want and enjoy sex with men and seems to believe that equality can only be reached when men pleasure women without ever getting naked.
(I am rather sorry that her sex life has apparently been so abysmal and she has not successfully had her own needs met within a relationship. If she is as much for responsibility as she says she is, then its high time she takes responsibility for addressing her own needs and desires within a loving relationship. After reading this book, I suspect that open and blameless conversations are not exactly her strong suit.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I'm all for feminist literature, but I found this book obnoxious and whiney.Published 14 months ago by Deborah
This made me giggle, think, and question lot...I really enjoyed this book and hope she writes even more "s***" that pisses her off! LolPublished 16 months ago by J.Mondragon
Absolutely loved the stories in this book. Peg Tittle is a very funny woman.Published 21 months ago by Wallace Webster
I didn't agree with most of the reasoning behind her arguments, or really follow it. Most of the time I didn't make the connections she made and it pissed ME off.Published 22 months ago by deb1009
For a great majority of this book, I felt like she is my psychological doppelganger! About 98 per cent of this shit also pisses me off, too! And on a regular basis.Published on November 8, 2013 by HappyBride
It was ok....expected a little more from it. Also I didn't realize the book seems Canadian based. Don't know if I will try the other volumes yetPublished on September 22, 2013 by Jessica Anderson
I just rated this a 3 - it was funny and she seems very angry at the world for these thingsPublished on April 21, 2013 by meh1234
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