The mysterious proximity of opposites

I wonder how you would explain to a recently arrived alien visitor to this planet that in cultural terms there is a great distance between the fraternity house culture that makes alcohol enemas possible (in the news as a result of this recent case at the University of Tennessee) and a man loving another man.

Most delightful datum from the Tennessee adventure: they were using (I almost wrote “drinking”) Franzia Sunset Blush. Like most of you I will be decanting a Zinfandel tonight to celebrate the miracles of human creativity.

p.s. NY Daily News headline: Bottoms Up?