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 email’s author threatened to murder feminist women indiscriminately in a mass shooting. And because carrying guns on campus outweigh the right of students and guests to be safe, Anita Sarkeesian canceled her talk.
BUT WE SHOULDN’T FEEL THREATENED, RIGHT?
BECAUSE IT’S JUST THE INTERNET, RIGHT?
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.
How do people think DDR Mario Mix is a bad game when it has THIS?
christmas95 makes a valid point.
Behold, the foul horror of Mullet Superman, via i09’s post, "What’s the Most Absurd Thing to Come Out of 1990s Superhero Comics?"
Bob Hoskins, John Leguizamo and Dennis Hopper in a manga.
October 11th, 2014
Marcel Hamer, 17, was punched out June 4 as he pleaded with the officer that he was smoking a tobacco cigarette, not marijuana. ‘You wanna get fucked up?' the cop asks before dropping the hammer. The officer has since been suspended in the latest viral video black eye for the NYPD.
“Mister, it was just a cigarette, sir,” Hamer can be heard saying on the video.
“It was just a cigarette.”
As the officer notices a person videotaping the incident, he taunts the individual, “Yeah, get it on film.”
Although the alleged knockout blow is not seen, the teen appears to be unconscious at the end of the footage.
“You knocked him out!” one of Hamer’s friends could be heard saying.
The teen’s family said he now suffers neurological problems, according to The Brooklyn Paper.
The law firm released the video the same day as another piece of footage surfaced showing officers in Bedford-Stuyvesant punch and pistol-whip an unarmed teen who has his hands raised in surrender. Police arrested the teen for marijuana possession, according to a report by DNAinfo.
Another video, obtained by the Daily News, shows an officer allegedly removing $1,300 from Lomard Joye’s pocket during a stop-and-frisk in Coney Island. Joye was then pepper sprayed when he demanded his money back.
When Joye’s sister, Lateefah Joye, tried to get the cop’s badge number, she too was pepper sprayed.
The NYPD Internal Affairs Bureau is investigating all three incidents.
We found that, upon exposure to sexist humor, men higher in sexism discriminated against women by allocating larger funding cuts to a women’s organization than they did to other organizations.
We also found that, in the presence of sexist humor, participants believed the other participants would approve of the funding cuts to women’s organizations. We believe this shows that humorous disparagement creates the perception of a shared standard of tolerance of discrimination that may guide behavior when people believe others feel the same way.
The research indicates that people should be aware of the prevalence of disparaging humor in popular culture, and that the guise of benign amusement or “it’s just a joke” gives it the potential to be a powerful and widespread force that can legitimize prejudice in our society
|—||Thomas E. Ford, professor of psychology at Western Carolina University (via baebees)|
So here is my Halloween Mood Table (well, shelf) for this year! I’ve not done one before, despite following Mummyshark's Halloween/Toy/Horror coverage since the X-E days. It was highly fun arranging my spooky toys and putting together a papercraft haunted house thingy for it.
it looks like a New Year’s Eve party but exclusively for the best people and monsters ever. Love!
so I recently found out there’s a PSP Parodius game which is basically a compilation of all the games and now I want it :D that would be the easiest way for me to actually have a legit copy (considering PSP is regionfree)
I have this game and it is worth tracking down! I think I got it at Otakon several years ago