Women Can Be Pigs Too

October 10th, 2017

Fashion designer Donna Karan came out in defense of Harvey Weinstein today, saying that women in Hollywood were “asking” for trouble. A couple of points. If women are “asking” for it, they’re not asking me and apparently, women can be just as ignorant as men. Weinstein is everything I hate about Hollywood, and ironically, many of his productions extolled the very virtues I admire. But the lesson here is one for both Karan and Weinstein; talk all you want but you’re defined by your actions. And with that as a litmus test, you’re both assholes. 

 

Chip Franklin

Franklin is a 25 year veteran of talk radio, beginning his career in Washington DC during Clinton’s first term. He currently hosts the afternoon show at KGO radio, San Francisco. In addition, Chip is an award-winning filmmaker, comedian, and scribe, garnering seven Edward R Murrow awards, including the National Murrow award for writing. He’s also won The New York Festival honors for his unconventional coverage of The Democratic and Republican conventions, as well as more than 30 AP awards for broadcasting, and numerous appearances on ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and CNN. He has appeared at over 500 colleges and universities and more than a hundred Fortune 1000 companies as a speaker, comedian, and media consultant. Marc Fisher, senior editor at the Washington Post says, “Chip adds irony to a medium that rarely trusts its audience to get the joke.” He is however, a mediocre dancer.
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