The first one is making fun of glorified violence. Human Giant is a comedy group that gets laughter from strange sociological situations.
Tim got it before I could mention it, but yeah. Satire of violence. Context is a funny thing.
Thanks! I put a note in the post.
I'm not exactly sure what's Masculine about the last image. Is it that it's a "man's" arm. Or is it that you assume that Gladiators are women. Jeesh talk about assumptions about gender and occupations. What if it were a wall of surgical instruments with a blood arm? Would you naturally assume that all surgeons are men? Or is it the "quality" of the violence. Like it's masculine violence? Is there feminine violence? Why couldn't this post be titled "Glorification of Violence?" For that matter, do women enjoy football for something other than violence of the sport? Would an image of a female duke basket ball team getting run over be any different in terms of it's violence?
I don't get this one without your usual level of intellectually elitist diatribe.
I believe the last one is masculine because of the man on the cover of the game, suggested by the context to be the one who removed the arm.
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