Category Archives: Costa Concordia

LARPing Lancelot

When researching my recent posts I came across a 2013 blog post by “Word Warrior” Barry Jacobsen titled CHIVALRY IS DEAD, LADIES: AND IT’S (PARTIALLY) YOUR FAULT! Jacobsen took the sinking of the Concordia as an opportunity to position himself … Continue reading

Posted in Cartoonish Chivalry, Chivalry, Costa Concordia, Courtly Love, Disrespecting Respectability, Fatherhood, Miserliness, The only real man in the room, Titanic, Turning a blind eye, You can't make this stuff up | 90 Comments

Lancelot and the gruesome demand for the Full Titanic Experience.

Five years ago this January the cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground at 11:45 PM with 4,252 souls on board.  The engine compartments were quickly flooded, and the ship eventually capsized and sank.  Miraculously, all but 32 of the souls … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Costa Concordia, Courtly Love, National Review, Titanic, Traditional Conservatives | 115 Comments


We live in strange times.  Recently several religious conservative bloggers have suggested that the word “slut” is a slur against all women, and that it is a type of profanity.  My best guess is they feel that sluts know that … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Costa Concordia, Feminists, Foolishness, Manliness, Slut | 261 Comments

Men make ultimate sacrifice; women and children hardest hit.

Sarah Boesveld of the Canadian National Post wrote an article commemorating the 100th anniversary of men standing aside and drowning so that women on the Titanic could enjoy additional leg room on the life boats.  The Post titles her thoughtful … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Costa Concordia, Feminists, Titanic | 35 Comments

Does Sheila Gregoire think her own life is worth more than yours?

In Sheila Gregoire’s post and syndicated column Women and Children First?  A Feminist Tragedy, she is outraged that men didn’t offer to follow a women and children first (WACF) policy on Costa Concordia: Many female passengers this week are disgusted … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Costa Concordia, Feminists, Sheila Gregoire, Titanic | 107 Comments