In a Dark Dark Web (and other stories)

Whether you're too young to remember, or the hyper-speed news cycle has rendered your long-term memory functionally obsolete, you may find it difficult to recall the tumultuous 1990s discussions about broad multimedia censorship. There have been violent video games since the 1970s, but the 90s really drove home the visceral content both figuratively and literally. … Continue reading In a Dark Dark Web (and other stories)

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The Red Herring and the Rise of Hate

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ml0WvjU05nI We've all heard about the massive outbreak of hate crimes after, and surrounding, the election of Donald Trump. We've heard about them...but have we seen them? Supposedly these white anti-gay, anti-Muslim, anti-black homophobic, Islamophobic, racist bigots are floating to the surface. But where are they? Have we seen examples flooding the mainstream media...the social media? … Continue reading The Red Herring and the Rise of Hate

Talking Nerdy, Ep. 204: Float Like a Butterfree, Sting Like a Beedrill

Joe browns out in Baltimore, Maryland / Pokemon Go! takes over everyone's life, with as many daily users as Twitter / The Ghostbusters reviews are in, and they're not good / Twitter teams up with Black Lives Matter giving credit to terrorists and cop killers / Bad cops are just bad people / Obama's search for an identity / The … Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 204: Float Like a Butterfree, Sting Like a Beedrill