Feminism Win: Revolutionary Professor Calls It “Juliet and Romeo”
Gregory McAlaster is a cinema professor at the University of Iowa. He has been teaching at the university since 1973, and he is an acclaimed researcher in his field. In addition to his achievements in academia, McAlaster has decided to join the world of fiction writing.
McAlaster recently made a great contribution to feminism by releasing his new novel, Juliet and Romeo. McAlaster said he was sick and tired of seeing Romeo get all the spotlight in this great work, and that it was about time for Juliet to get a bit of recognition.
“One day, I was reading Romeo and Juliet, thinking about how fucked up it was that Juliet was the one who died first and made the entire book worthwhile, but the author put her name last in the title,” said McAlaster.“It’s an injustice to women everywhere.”
McAlaster has received various positive reviews on his new book, despite changing nothing about the original work by Shakespeare but the title.
“This is the most impactful work of feminist fiction I have ever read. It surpasses any book written by Maya Angelou by leaps and bounds,” said James Brown, writer for the New York Times.
“Juliet and Romeo is on my bookshelf right next to the Bible. I still am discerning which has had the most impact on society,” said Theodore Curtis, author of the Harriet Potter Series.
McAlaster has always been an avid supporter of women.
During one of his lectures, he “gave loud constructive criticism” to one of his female students, which, according to students, is not an isolated incident.
“It was just a normal day in my women in film lecture, and the professor asked a fairly complicated question,” said Nick Nicols, a student in McAlaster’s lecture. “A girl in my class gave her best answer, though she was wrong. He started to loudly tell her why she was wrong. She started crying out of gratitude, it was awesome.”
McAlaster also has a tendency to constructively criticize women’s appearances. Every time there is an important celebrity gala or awards ceremony, he spends the entirety of every one of his classes the next day to Google female celebrities’ outfits and shares how they could improve their looks. At times, he has sent celebrities emails, giving them advice such as “if you just lost weight you would be so beautiful” And “I suggest wearing blue next time, it would distract from your wrinkled skin”. As a 5’3” portly, mostly bald man, he feels it is his duty to help improve the appearances of people everywhere, so they can be as attractive as he is.
If you would like to support McAlaster, you can purchase Juliet and Romeo at any Barnes and Noble near you, where it can be found in the Women’s Studies section of the store.