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A Shallow Dive into Deep Waters

Day 42. 106 pages, 48,176 words. A wise person once said that social media is so distressing because what we see of everyone else (and what we share of ourselves) is a Greatest Hits reel, while the reality that sticks … Continue reading

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The Big Weekender of Meta Reviews, Part 2: Red Letter Media’s Turn

Day 39. 99 pages, 44,958 words. So there was an interesting thread on Twitter the other day, basically calling out Red Letter Media with some pretty specific and pretty damning criticisms. In honor of Red Letter Media's "review" of THE … Continue reading

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Bye bye, Info Wars

Day 15. 25 pages, 10,510 words. I was delighted today to see that Alex Jones, the big crazy stupid daddy of Info Wars, has been taken off some of the big social media platforms. Now let’s get something straight: This … Continue reading

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Gunned Down

Mere days after my long rant about how PC culture, SJWs and the self-destructive left aren’t the enemy here, we have this delicious little clusterfuck. So James Gunn apparently sent a bunch of “edgy” tweets several years before he worked … Continue reading

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Solo and the new Star Wars era

The following blog post, amalgamated from a fascinating Facebook conversation I lurked through on my esteemed associate Ilya’s wall, as well as another article and discussion I nabbed from my other esteemed associate M. “Cat Protocol” A.’s wall, requires very … Continue reading

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The state of the male / female divide in the closing weeks of 2017 AD

This morning, one of the administrators of the George Takei bot on Facebook[1] posted this interesting article about what happens when jackasses and the Internet collide. [1] He used to actually post, I’m sure, and was really engaging and clever. … Continue reading

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I Am

Day 51. 69 pages, 34,075 words.                         For a little while a week or two ago, there was a mini-meme [insert Austin Powers joke here] going the rounds of social media wherein one went to the Google Translate “Finnish to English” … Continue reading

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