5 Tips for Men from the Duke F**k List
If you’ve spent any time on the internet over the past few days, you’ve probably read about the Duke F**k List. If you haven’t, here’s a one-sentence recap: A Duke University graduate named Karen Owen created a 41-page PowerPoint “senior honors thesis” called An Education Beyond the Classroom: Excelling in the Realm of Horizontal Academics, describing 13 men she slept with during her four years at the university (including full names and photos), and it has now gone viral. Even if you don’t think women should objectify men sexually the way Owen did, YourTango says men can learn five things from her sex list.
Much has already been said about Duke University graduate Karen Owen’s senior sex “thesis,“ a 43-page masterpiece rating her 13 athlete conquests while attending the university. Owen rates each guy on a scale from 1-10, using genital size, overall bedroom skill, situation, personality, along with before and after bedside manners as factors. Some argue the PowerPoint presentation (yes, really) is a major victory for women—indeed men can be objectified with the same kind of piggish fervor as women!—others, the less shadenfreud-y of the bunch, think the whole thing is rather heartless. It isn’t right, they argue, for men or women to spread intimate sexual details in such a tactless manner.
Regardless, Owen’s Horizontal Academic document submitted to the school of Late Night Entertainment is unequivocably female. First off and foremost, we can hardly imagine a locker room full of bros going so in-depth about this stuff. Would they even remember? Surely there’s ESPN on or something, right? So here it is fellas, the five things you can learn from Owen’s manifesto. Spoken from a true woman.
1.) Size matters, but isn’t everything: Karen was particularly adept at picking men who were either “very large” or “quite well-endowed.” Read more