Death threats drive Anita Sarkeesian from her home


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7 Horrors of Ferguson Policing (Made Less Awful With Farts)

#7. The Police Never Filed an Incident Report for the Shooting of Michael Brown

After many days of putting off the report’s release, the Ferguson police have since admitted to never even filing one. Incident reports are incredibly important (and required), and they should ideally be written within 24 hours of the incident (for hopefully obvious reasons). But they didn’t even write one. Isn’t that fucking coo-coo bananas, y’all? I guess they either just never got around to it or never got around to wanting to tell the truth about it. Either way, there’s that.

Or there that is not, I guess.

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The End of Gamers


The last few weeks in videogame culture have seen a level of combativeness more marked and bitter than any beforehand.

First, a developer—a woman who makes games who has had so much piled on to her that I don’t want to perpetuate things by naming her—was the target of a harassment campaign that…








"what are you reading?"

"its a…online book."

"oh cool, what’s it about?"



I love that everyone just knows


"what are you writing?"

"it’s a….story."

"oh cool, what’s it about?"



"can i read it?"


Meanwhile, if you work in publishing:

What are you reading? An…online book? Oh, do you mean fanfic? What fandoms do you follow? Oh, I know that one! So, if you’re in that fandom, I take it you’re reading slash? Cool—I ship them too.

*three other editors, marketing managers and publicists zoom over* ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT SLASH?? Can I join in????

For serious, publishing is full of slashers. FULL OF THEM.


so this girl at my uni is having her 18th soon and her name begins with a ‘c’ and she thought it would be a cool idea to have a c themed party, like everyone comes as something beginning with c. 

and i went ‘make sure you make it pg rated because someone might come as a cunt’

she looked me dead in the eye with the most serious expression and said ‘i’d be mighty impressed if someone came to my party as tony abbot’