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A long history of being dissed: New audio book uses humor to recount mistreatment of women

Sep 21, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

Long before Serena Williams got into it with the umpire, before Louis C.K., Al Franken and Matt Lauer, there was a time when a woman suspected of adultery would be simply boiled alive. And the man who ordered her death? Not even a parking ticket. Romans instead celebrated Constantine the Great.

That's just one disturbing nugget in "The Indignities of Being a Woman," an 8½ hour audiobook started when Harvey Weinstein still ruled Hollywood but arriving in the heart of the #MeToo era. Comedi...