Ticking the Box

Ticking the Box

1 July 2012

This is a cartoon idea I came up with a couple years ago that was rejected by an editor for their specific publication. They liked it, but it was deemed too offensive for the intended audience.
 
The inspiration for it came partly from this episode of Robert Winston's BBC 2002 documentary series, 'Human Instinct'. I found it fascinating then, and still do now. If you don't have an hour, just watch the first ten minutes of this for an interesting human experiment or read this for the overview.
 
I thought of it again this week after watching the movie 'Crazy Stupid Love', which I really enjoyed, and thought touched on some of the same issues of sex and attraction in a very real (as much as Hollywood can be anyway) and funny way.
 
I wondered if ten years on from this documentary, the differences between the sexes are any different. I'm interested to hear any reactions to it. Please leave a comment below if you have any!