They Make Videos

A friend was telling me that she didn’t really understand the point of the recent heavy spate of blog posts about women getting harassed on the street. Well, I wouldn’t want to claim that this is the point, but it’s the sort of thing where, as a man, I really didn’t appreciate either the scope or the bothersomeness of this until I sort of had myself hit over the head with it with a ton of blog posts and links to things. At any rate, via Ann Friedman here’s a brief documentary on the subject:

The more I think about it, the more remarkable it seems that this phenomenon goes unremarked so frequently.