The Retelling of a Fairy Tale, by David Croll

Once upon a time, there was a girl named Little Red Riding Hood, who was on her way to Grandma’s house. In the sanitized patriarchal telling of the tale by the Brothers Grimm, she was rescued from the big bad wolf by a huntsman. But in a time of ogres occupying the highest offices of the land, little girls do not need a huntsman to rescue them if they can hunt for themselves. Under her pretty skirt was a pair of combat boots which she used to kick the ass of the wolf. And the hunter served her dinner.

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