After threats against her life, Anita Sarkeesian canceled an upcoming talk at Utah State University. Gamergate trolls are celebrating on Twitter while simultaneously dismissing the threats as nothing. Does this read like nothing to you?
“I will write my manifesto in her spilled blood, and you will all bear witness to what feminist lies and poison have done to the men of America.”
The bullies won this time. And if you think this shit isn’t dangerous, I’m fresh out of fucks to give and I’m not restocking any time soon. It’s goddamn wrong to to dismiss this by claiming the author isn’t serious. Elliot Rodger’s rantings were dismissed until it was too late.
This. Is. Not. OK.
That comment on how videogames don’t cause school shootings?
Well, now. See that? That’s over 15 years work, of advocacy, ruined.
Everything gaming advocacy tried to assert, that videogames were art, that violence can be separated from the medium… all now rings hollow.
How does it feel to know that this may very well be #gamergate’s most lasting and bitter fruit?
For this week’s installment of Bad Movie Review, Margaux and I took a look at 2001’s Domestic Disturbance, a thoroughly forgettable thriller starring John Travolta and Vince Vaughn. But at least it washed the taste of The Third Wheel out of our mouths. Margaux: Remember when Vince Vaughn tried to have a career as “the …
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Someone stick a bell on this bitch. Actually, don’t - never mind.