The mature American male is an idiot unable to cope with the emasculating competitive careerism of women (itself a laughable charade); he can save himself only by a wilful reversion to adolescence. But in the reversion, he must die. (Hmmm. Why exactly?)
emasculate = To deprive of masculine vigor or spirit; to weaken; to render effeminate; to vitiate by unmanly softness.
Auteurs everywhere are trying to break into show biz by doing it themselves—and putting it online. Now they just have to get you to watch.
Everyone's a star.com By Romesh Ratnesar and Joel Stein. time.com. @ time.com…
auteur = a filmmaker who has a personal style and keeps creative control over his or her works.
“So I was wondering why call/cc is not implemented.”.
Because the Common Lisp crowd doesn't want you to implement manually all the control flow mechanisms that CALL/CC is used to implement, and that is because there is no desire to pare the language down to “essentials” or Scheme's ascetic/annorexic notions of “elegance”.
continuations and cl by Erik Naggum. Newsgroup posting on comp.lang.lisp.
ascetic = A person who renounces material comforts and leads a life of austere self-discipline.
cloudy, as in nebula
If any feminist cultural critics want to wring their hands over Oxygen's media offerings, they should be doing so not because it's so banal, but because it presages a spectacular failure for a high-profile female's business venture.