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Cameron Colwell

Cameron Colwell is a writer of fiction, criticism and personal essays living in Melbourne, Australia. Currently studying a Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (English and Theatre Studies), he has previously published work in Overland Journal, Voiceworks and The Brag.

Nov 28, 2016

Why Laugh: On Humour and Hypermasculinity

By Cameron Colwell

How little the line between ‘ironic’ and ‘actual’ misogyny matters. Joy at the denigration of somebody else is, after all, one of the few emotions acceptable within a hypermasculine state of mind.