On those famous Fighting Fantasy gamebooks.
Monthly Archive: September 2016
Wherein I dare to hope…
Why American chose Rugby, immediately before altering it nearly beyond recognition
This week, the Washington Post’s Charles Lane insisted that the media has done its job this election. He’s wrong.
This Week: Crime, Family, Gender, Dating, Healthcare, and Fashion!
Preparations For The Coming Vacation
From: Map shows how religion spread around the world – Business Insider
Trump and the Future of American politics.
Tulsa’s Eric Harris and Terrence Crutcher are dead. Charlotte’s Jonathan Ferrell and Keith Lamont Scott are dead. North Carolina’s William Ray is not.
Brexit, refugees, etc. Also, unwillingly elected black metal musicians.
Kristen Iversen: Where Are All the Penises?: Why the Lack of Male Nudity on Game of Thrones Is a Problem
nudity on the show: one involved a would-be assassin who was punished for his attempted crime by being tied naked to a horse and forced to walk himself to death, the other was a...
Debate thresholds and why we should change ’em.
Ikari Warriors, Facebook, and the North Dakota State Bison! Among other things…
One of the things that having only three chords makes possible is the perfect mashup.
Consequentialists are allowed to think about the consequences of their actions. That’s the whole point.
I realize how closely earning power is connected to masculinity in the United States. It must be very difficult to face life when not only can you not earn enough to get above the poverty line, but you’re incapable of earning anything at all. The mental retreat into this violent fantasy world in which white males with guns are the sole remaining virtuous members of humanity does not follow quite so easily. On his own it’s unlikely this man would have chosen that particular mental escape route. But he doesn’t live in a vacuum. He lives in a world in which tens of thousands of other angry, minimally educated and economically marginalized white men have already created a support structure (of sorts) into which he can be welcomed.
Migration and motion in the new world.
The Alt-Right has capably pushed its memes into the mainstream. Can it succeed when limited to its own platforms?